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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, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog. About the Role

The API Platform team builds the high-traffic, internet-facing services that power Twitch websites, mobile clients and our large third-party developer community. You will work on Twitch’s 3rd party RESTful API edge service, helping our developers build creative integrations for the broader Twitch community.

You’ll shape the work of your peers, and be an important member of our engineering team, reporting to the Engineering Manager. For this role, we’re open to you working from our HQ in San Francisco, CA, and our satellite offices in Seattle, WA or Irvine, CA. You Will:

  • Work with product teams and developer community to build and release new features to empower Twitch.

  • Work with leads and other engineers to develop new features and systems on the API platform.

  • You’ll identify and uphold engineering best practices

  • Mentor and cultivate junior engineers

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years work experience working on client and back-end systems.

  • Have experience developing with static-typed languages. Experience with Go is a nice to have.

  • Are a bar-raiser for quality, whether in code, infrastructure, docs, or being an excellent team member.

  • Write high-quality code that’s easy to read

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment

Bonus Points

  • You’ve worked with Amazon Web Services.

  • Experience managing a large public-facing API

  • Experience working with distributed, highly available system


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Maternity & Parental Leave

  • Flexible PTO

  • Amazon Employee Discount

  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages)


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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

The base pay range for this position in Colorado, Connecticut, Washington and New Jersey is $143,700 - $194,400 yr and in New York City is $158,100 - $213,800 yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Twitch’s internal or external careers site.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW7447

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Salary and compensation

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$70,000 — $120,000/year


💰 401k


San Francisco, California, United States