Golang / Go Job: Software Engineer


Software Engineer at Twitch

San Francisco, California, United States   (Posted Jun 19 2014)
About the company
We are the world’s largest video platform and community for gamers. More than 45 million gamers gather every month on Twitch to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. 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.

Job position

Job description
Not all Software Engineers fit neatly into a bucket. Luckily, neither do all of the things that need to get done here at Twitch. If you’re a smart engineer who’s capable of learning things on the fly and isn't afraid to venture into the unknown, Twitch is definitely the place for you.

As a Software Engineer at Twitch, some things you may be working on are:

Our chat system, which supports millions of concurrent users
Our video distribution system, which is one of the largest in the world
Elegant, highly-available web services to support one of our many front end platforms
Front end web engineering that is functional, beautiful, and delightful
Building applications for one of the many non-web platforms we support, including iOS, Android, XBox 360, XBox One, and Playstation 4
Building new features that millions of users will be seeing
Helping build robust deployment tools to help us move forward rapidly
Building great tools that lets us support our customers and partners


Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life
Catered daily lunch and dinners (and twice a week hearty breakfasts)
Unlimited snacks and drinks
Monthly in-office massages
Corporate gym membership
Free Clipper Card to pay for your commute from anywhere in the Bay Area
Flexible time off policy
Weekly happy hours at our office clubhouse and occasional team outings
The opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament a year

Skills & requirements

Professional software development experience, the more the better
You don’t need a degree, but you should know how engineering works in the real world.
Proficiency in at least one of the following languages: Javascript, Ruby, Python, Go, or C++
Bonus Points

A strong knowledge of internet and web technology fundamentals
Experience working in agile development teams
Experience working on complex, multi-layer applications
A passion for games or other interactive media

Instructions how to apply
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Company: Twitch

Website: Twitch
Twitter: @TwitchTV
Location: San Francisco, California, United States

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