Golang / Go Job: Software Engineer

Twitch

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
Permanent

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

Perks

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
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
see the job website
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Let them know you found the job via https://www.golangprojects.com
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