Golang / Go Job: Senior Software Engineer - Subscriptions


Senior Software Engineer - Subscriptions at Twitch

San Francisco, California, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Jun 24 2019)

About the company
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. The services we create for our users have deep, lasting effects on their lives. For many of our partnered and affiliate broadcasters, streaming on Twitch is a career, and our Subscriptions systems are central to making this possible.
We’re operating at a massive scale and you'll have the opportunity to experiment, build, and scale solutions that are unique and best-in-class.

Job description
As a senior member of the engineering team, you will have the opportunity to design, build and scale solutions that affect millions of users and broadcasters.

You will provide technical leadership, architectural guidance, and mentorship to your team and work closely with other cross-functional teams to design and implement the next generation of Subscriptions offerings, and be a key driver of the team's technical and operational excellence.


Work with engineering managers, product managers, technical leads and other engineers to design, develop, and deliver subscription services that positively impact our broadcasters

Collaborate within and outside of the team to clarify product requirements and align on technical vision and execution

Architect key components of our next generation of subscription offering; and play a key role in design and code reviews

Be a multiplier of the team's impact, velocity, and technical excellence by improving engineering processes and tools

Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

Skills & requirements

A track record of architecting, building and scaling complex systems that are highly impactful - through a mix of experimentation, core execution, and infrastructure efforts.

High fluency in data structures, algorithms, data modeling and schema design

Outstanding coding skills in one or more of the following language: Go, Ruby, Python, Java, C++

5+ years as a software engineer; 2+ years in a technical lead capacity

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to create alignment via influence

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or prior relevant engineering experiences

Familiar with AWS or other cloud-based ecosystem

Bonus Points

Previous experience in commerce or payments domain

Experience with Machine Learning, predictive analytics, data mining

Twitch user, broadcaster, or partner or experience in the gaming industry

Apply now!  

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