Fullstack Engineer - Growth Twitch Jobs

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Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

Twitch’s Growth team builds features that attract, engage, and retain our global community of 100 million monthly watchers and counting. As a Fullstack Engineer for the Growth team, you will work seamlessly across framework boundaries and product lines to drive every single Twitch visitor towards habitual viewership and help our creators make a living doing something that they love. We’re looking for expertise in both front end web programming (JS frameworks, tooling, modern browser awareness) and server side programming (web architecture, SOA, database architecture). 

Twitch is uniquely positioned to dictate the future of multiplayer entertainment. If this future excites you, come join us!

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain performant, responsive and delightful web features
  • Specify, implement, and maintain the services that will power these features
  • Embrace and champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
  • Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and documentation
  • Actively engage in code and design reviews with peers and partners
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together

Requirements

  • 4 or more years experience engineering full stack web applications
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and expertise in at least one modern JavaScript framework
  • Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, API design, data modeling, and distributed systems fundamentals
  • Ability to apply quantitative reasoning and UX design principles to building applications
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience in growth engineering or similar product-oriented discipline
  • Experience with React.js and GraphQL
  • Experience writing Go in production systems
  • You are a Twitch user yourself

Perks

  • 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
About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at http://twitch.tv.

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.

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