Software Engineer, Video – JOBS in

If you are interested in this position, please apply on Twitch’s Career site

About Us:

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment.

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role:
The video team at Twitch delivers software purpose-built for video processing at scale, including native client broadcaster software for desktop and mobile devices, server-side media processing applications in C/C++/Golang/Rust, and viewer experiences across many client platforms.

You will report directly to the Sr. Manager of Special Projects and develop native client media applications. We’ve already built the lowest latency high-scale HLS distribution system on the planet. You will help us improve the broadcaster and viewer experiences and pave the way for our next-generation real-time products.

You can be located in San Francisco, CA; Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; Salt Lake City, UT; or Vancouver, BC. You can also be remote within Germany, British Columbia, Canada, or the USA.

You Will:
– Design and improve native client and server applications
– Champion engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
– Produce clean, high-quality code, tests, and documentation
– Participate in code and design reviews with peers and partners

– Global Company Days Off
– Free ergonomic assessment, desk and chair for eligible remote workers
– Coveted Twitch Swag including new-hire gift and baby box for new parents
– Free 24/7 emotional support, video therapy, & coaching services through Headspace Care
– Unlimited 1:1 guidance from a Certified Financial Planner with Orgin at no costgovernment
– regulated public health insurance (GKV) or private health insurance from a German or international insurance company (PKV). Health insurance is not employer-sponsored for this population. 
– RethinkCare – Parent Support Program
– International Business Travel 

Basic Qualifications

– 1+ years of experience developing native media applications in C/C++
– Willingness to try new things and work with a diverse group of people
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent industry experience as a Software Engineer
– Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, API design, data modeling, and distributed systems fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications

– Familiarity with scalability, concurrency, API design, data modeling, and distributed systems fundamentals


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