Senior Software Engineer - Twitch Music

About the Employer

About Us

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 Role

You will have demonstrated experience building front-end codebase. You have knowledge of front-end engineering methods, how best to meet latency code in ReactJS or VanillaJS. You should also designing and working in AWS. You will also have experience leading junior engineers, doing code-reviews and setting best engineering practices.

You Will:

  • Develop new music product features
  • Develop performant, responsive and delightful web features
  • Maintain the services to power these features
  • Lead discussions to analyze our needs, then innovate and develop front-end solutions
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Improve existing APIs and services, with a heavy focus on scale and availability
  • Improve engineering processes to increase team effectiveness
  • Produce clean, high-quality code, tests, and documentation
  • Work across both technical and business-focused teams to deliver value to our creators

You Have:

  • 7+ years of professional experience developing distributed or high-volume services
  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science/Engineering or prior engineering experience
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been delivered to customers
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, and experience with at least one modern JavaScript framework
  • Experience developing web applications and their backend APIs
  • Familiarity with web technologies and languages (JavaScript/TypeScript).
  • Experience with ReactJS
  • Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, and API design
  • Proficient interacting with cloud technologies using AWS
  • Experience collaborating with product managers, designers, and other engineering leaders

Bonus Points

  • User or streamer on Twitch
  • Experience building Go services
  • Experience with React.js and GraphQL
  • MS Preferred


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution and Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks and Beverages

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

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.