Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We're always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Linkedin, Twitter and on our Blog.
About the Position
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.
* 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
* 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
* 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++
* Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science
* Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
* 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
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.
Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.