Twitch is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer - Developer Infrastructure

San Francisco, United States
We are rapidly expanding the video engineering team at Twitch to deal with the challenging problem of being the 4th biggest consumer of bandwidth and one of the largest gaming experiences in the world and we're kicking off lots of new projects here so you'll have an opportunity to design solutions and then implement your vision.

You'll work very closely with the users of your solutions, as you'll be part of Twitch's video team. To be successful, you'll need to collaborate with your users and iterate rapidly on what you build.

The video tools team works with software development, DevOps, and operations teams to specify and develop the next generation of tools used by the organization and help the organization migrate to those tools.

Team goals:
Build tools that make engineers happy and make them more efficient
Help the video organization migrate from one technology to another efficiently and completely
Develop tools to improve continuous deployment and integration testing
Support developers as they migrate code to use to Twirp, Twitch’s interface description system
Write code in Go to support all of the above


  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of full-time industry experience
  • Experience delivering tools and/or development infrastructure for software development or operations
  • Demonstrated ability coding at the system level in a language such as C, C++, Go, Rust, or Python
  • Ability to write documentation for technical users
  • Ability to understand complex systems and formulate wide-cutting improvements

Bonus points

  • Experience measuring performance and optimizing backend services
  • Experience writing Go professionally or significant open-source contributions
  • Experience deploying code in a service-oriented architecture to AWS using multiple AWS features
  • Experience working on large bare metal estates (>1000 hosts)
  • Experience with integration testing in a service-oriented architecture
  • Experience automating operational workflows
  • Experience migrating an existing system to a multi-datacenter environment
  • Experience with a configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible, or Chef


  • 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


Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the shared interactions of millions. At any given moment, more than a million people come together from all over the globe to interact around this distinct form of live entertainment. From streaming, watching, chatting, and cheering about video games and esports to many other interests including traditional sports, anime, sci-fi, wrestling, music, cooking, the creative arts, and more, there’s something for everyone on Twitch.

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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