Senior Software Engineer - Data
Posted on: January 13, 2022
About Us Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that
comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment:
unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions
of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual
gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art
streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone
together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and
passions. We're always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all
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Role Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment.
The Data Infrastructure team develops and operates the data
platform that powers data systems and decision-making. Our data
pipe receives over 60 billion events a day, and we forward live
data to tens of systems as well as powering decisions at all levels
of Twitch. We provide tools to store, transform, move, and
understand data. As a senior software engineer on Data
Infrastructure, you will deliver the next generation of Twitch data
technology. Using Go and Python, you will build tools which are
reliable and scale. You'll review and shape the work of your peers,
and participate in a high performing engineering team. You will
report to the Engineering Manager for Data Platform. This position
can also be located in Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; and
Salt Lake City, UT. You Will: Be a strong engineering voice,
advising and driving the Data Platform team's technical vision and
strategy . Architect, design, and develop distributed,
high-throughput, and low-latency data infrastructure systems with a
strong focus on availability, resilience, and durability Represent
Data Platform in settings where our tech stack's in-depth knowledge
is needed(technical steering groups, cross-company work streams).
Review code to ensure it is high quality , efficient, well-tested,
and documented. Improve the reliability, flexibility , and
scalability of our existing tools. You Have: 5+ years of software
development experience , with a background in data infrastructure.
2+ years experience in Go or Python. 1+ years working with
distributed, highly available systems. Experience working with
Kafka, Spark, Kinesis or Redshift Bonus Points You've made
petabytes of data usable. You've worked with Amazon Web Services.
You contribute to open source. You've served in a team lead
capacity in the data or data infrastructure space Perks Medical,
Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance 401(k) , Maternity & Parental
Leave Flexible PTO Commuter Benefits Amazon Employee Discount
Monthly Contribution and Discounts for Wellness Related Activities
& Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages), Breakfast,
Lunch & Dinner Served Daily Free Snacks & Beverages Pursuant to the
San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for
employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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.
Keywords: Twitch, Irvine , Senior Software Engineer - Data, IT / Software / Systems , Irvine, California
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