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Backend Software Engineer Twitch
Irvine, CA

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About Twitch

Job Description

Do you live to build useful tools? How about systems that eliminate tedium? Are you excited by the idea of making hundreds of engineers more effective? If so we may have an excellent home for you on the Builder Products team. We need a skilled backend engineer to help us ship performant, high-quality, and delightful products.

Our goal is to improve the productivity and effectiveness of every engineer and leader at Twitch. Through a lens of pure customer obsession, we craft a variety of internal tools and services which address critical areas such as availability and latency. As an engineer on our team, we expect you to contribute your ideas, practice creative disagreement, continually learn and improve, and always keep our users first in mind.

So, are you ready to take up the challenge and be integral to our shared success?


* Build systems and tools that will improve the productivity and effectiveness of Twitch as a whole
* Proactively identify solutions to problems before they impact our users
* Level up our team by contributing to software architecture and design
* Practice day-to-day ownership and customer obsession for all aspects of our products


* 3+ years experience as a software engineer
* Ability to write quality software in one or more of the following languages: Go, C#, Python, or Typescript
* Experience designing, building, testing, and supporting backend services
* Effective communication skills and ability to earn trust with stakeholders

Bonus Points

* Strong knowledge of infrastructure, AWS services, and devops principles
* Expert level knowledge in Go or .NetCore C# applications
* Experience with asynchronous services, SPA (single page app) backends, and similar architectures
* Experience working with distributed teams
* Passion for gaming and Twitch's role in the industry


* 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 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 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.

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.

About Twitch

Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.

5000 employees

350 bush street

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