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Software Development Engineer - Video Ad Experience Twitch
San Francisco, CA

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About Twitch

Job Description

Twitch enables content creators to live-stream content to their communities across the globe. Advertising is a core part of Twitch's business model, and spans across many product areas. We take pride in our mission to help creators earn a living by entertaining and educating their viewers. On the Advertising team you'll work with a talented, passionate, and customer obsessed team. We have a growing team comprised of product and engineering professionals based in the Twitch HQ at downtown SF.

Twitch is seeking fullstack engineers with the curiosity, drive, and ingenuity to develop user experiences, services and APIs that drive the advertising and promotion business. These systems give creators opportunities to make money, the data they need to do this effectively, and in a way that promotes viewer involvement.

The ideal contributor should have experience building, maintaining and continuously delivering high quality production, UXs and web services in a distributed systems environment.

As the leader in this space, Twitch has a unique opportunity to invent what advertising as a product means in a live-streaming context. Our products include innovative real-time experiences specific to Twitch. If you're excited about having an outsize impact in an area that's ripe for innovation, come work with us!


* Develop and deliver new product services and features on web platforms
* Scale and improve existing APIs and services used to power the Twitch advertising platform
* Improve engineering processes and tools to increase team effectiveness
* Work across teams and organizations to deliver value to our creators, viewers, and advertisers


* Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or prior engineering experience
* Proficient coder in one or more of the following: Go, Javascript, Elixir
* Experience developing web application backends and APIs
* Superb communication skills are required

Bonus Points

* Familiarity with one of the following frameworks (Ember, React, Rails, Phoenix)
* Familiarity in the AWS ecosystem of services (EC2, RDS, Dynamo, Lambda, CloudWatch)
* Familiarity or experience building GraphQL APIs
* Familiarity with ETL pipelines (Kinesis, Apache Airflow, Redshift)
* Experience with Docker, Kubernetes and the container ecosystem
* Knowledge of VAST/VPAID standards
* Experience integrating with an ad platform or SDK: Amazon Ad Exchange, Google IMA/GMA SDK, DoubleClick API


* 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.)
* 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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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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