Twitch is hiring a

Sr. Software Engineer - Android (Extensions)

San Francisco, United States
Full-Time
Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other.

Twitch’s Mobile Engineering team is responsible for developing viewing applications for the Android and iOS platforms, supporting phone, tablet and set-top devices. These platforms represent an ever-growing share of Twitch viewership and providing functional and delightful experiences on them is essential to user engagement. As an Android Software Engineer, you will make major contributions to a rapidly-evolving, native app that is a portal to the Twitch community for millions of users.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver new product features for our Android application
  • Improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness
  • Work across both technical and business focused teams to deliver value to our creators

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science
  • 5+ years of application development experience on Android
  • Strong proficiency with Java, Kotlin, and the Android development ecosystem
  • Ability to communicate complicated technical problems to both technical and business audiences

Bonus Points

  • Experience with mobile video playback through MediaPlayer and ExoPlayer
  • Familiarity with video compression and streaming technologies
  • Familiarity or experience working with GraphQL APIs
  • Experience building or integrating a Data Management Platform
  • Knowledge of VAST/VPAID standards
  • Knowledge of C, C++
  • Familiarity with web technologies and languages (HTTP, REST, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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