Software Engineer – Search & Relevance

Website Twitch

witch is building the future of interactive entertainment. As a Software Engineer in the Twitch discovery team, you will help develop next-generation products, which will improve the discovery experience for hundreds of millions of Twitch viewers. We are looking for passionate engineers who are excited to solve problems at massive scale in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Our team is looking for fresh and innovative ideas to overcome a range of challenges in building highly scalable distributed systems, in order to enhance the discovery experience at Twitch.
At Twitch, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment in the heart of San Francisco, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.


    • Build and maintain performant, responsive major software web services and large scale applications
    • Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
    • Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and well written documentation
    • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
    • Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together


    • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of work experience or relevant experience with a PhD in CS or related field
    • Experience of Software development in one or more of the general purpose programming languages: C/C++, Go, Python, Java
    • Desire and ability to write production quality code

Bonus Points

    • MS or PhD in CS or related field
    • Experience in one or many of the following areas: familiarity with AWS service, in memory key value stores such as memcache/Redis, SQL and NoSQL databases, Kinesis or Kafta data streams, building large scale data pipelines, and working in high energy small startup environments
    • Interest and ability to learn other programming languages as needed
    • Demonstrated experience in making contributions to open source projects


    • 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 & Dinner Served Daily
    • Free Snacks & Beverages

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