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About the Role
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. The video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to end users as our platform grows, while also continuing to iterate on features that add business value, improve operational efficiency, and optimize delivery costs. We are looking for a Senior Software Development Manager, with strong architectural and management skills to lead the Video API team for an exciting new product. You will use your experience building effective organizations and scalable processes to help scale engineering and ensure that large projects with complex components are delivered efficiently and with high quality. You will work closely with the individual contributors and leads on your teams, as well as cross-team with engineering, product, operations and business leadership. You will ensure that our core product stays stable and scales indefinitely and new products & features are delivered faster, as we grow. The ideal candidate will have spent 10+ years as a hands-on engineer building complex systems, and at least 5-8 years leading and building a team of engineers to do the same.
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.