Twitch is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer - Subscriptions

Seattle, United States
Full-Time
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. The services we create for our users have deep, lasting effects on their lives. For many of our partnered broadcasters, streaming on Twitch is a career, and our Subscriptions systems are central to making this possible.
We’re operating at a massive scale and you'll have the opportunity to experiment, build, and scale solutions that are unique and best-in-class.

As a senior member of the engineering team, you will have the opportunity to design, build and scale solutions that affect millions of users and broadcasters. 

You will provide technical leadership, architectural guidance, and mentorship to your team and work closely with other cross-functional teams to design and implement the next generation of Subscriptions offerings, and be a key driver of the team's technical and operational excellence.

Responsibilities

  • Work with engineering managers, product managers, technical leads and other engineers to design, develop, and deliver subscription services that positively impact our broadcasters 
  • Collaborate within and outside of the team to clarify product requirements and align on technical vision and execution
  • Architect key components of our next generation of subscription offering; and play a key role in design and code reviews
  • Be a multiplier of the team's impact, velocity, and technical excellence by improving engineering processes and tools
  • Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

Requirements

  • A track record of designing, building and scaling complex systems that are highly impactful - through a mix of experimentation, core execution, and technical infrastructure efforts
  • High fluency in data structures, algorithms, data modeling and schema design
  • Outstanding coding skills in one or more of the following language: Go, Ruby, Python, Java, C++
  • 10+ years as a software engineer; including 2+ years in a technical lead capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to create alignment via influence
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or prior relevant engineering experiences
  • Familiarity with the AWS ecosystem

Bonus Points

  • Previous experience in commerce or payments domain
  • Twitch user, broadcaster, or partner or experience in the gaming industry

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

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. 
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