Senior Software Engineer, Twitch

Senior Software Engineer, Mobile Video (Remote)
Salary: $135k - $262k
401(k) match
Wellness stipend
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About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It is where thousands of communities come together for whatever, every day.

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 the projects we’re solving on our Blog. Be sure to explore our Interviewing Guide and Instagram channel to learn how to ace our interview process.

About the Role

Twitch is building the future of interactive video. Twitch’s Video Client Engineering team is looking for experienced Android and iOS engineers to build a multi-platform broadcasting and playback system that works everywhere people want to create and consume video . As a senior mobile engineer in the Mobile Client SDK Team reporting to the Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will create and refine a media experience used by millions of users all over the world.

If you are passionate about iOS and Android, love media and streaming, and are obsessed with performance this position is for you.

You can work in San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; and Salt Lake City, UT or remote in the United States.

You Will:

  • Develop our video playback/broadcast experience for iOS and Android devices
  • Collaborate with backend video teams that support real-time and low latency media broadcasting and playback
  • Add reliable cross-platform unit, integration, and e2e tests
  • Keep abreast of current technologies and recent developments in mobile and media technologies.

You Have:

  • 6+ years of professional software development or equivalent expertise.
  • Strong background in C/C++
  • 3+ years development experience on iOS
  • Experience with multithreaded , object-oriented and real-time programming.
  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent years of experience
  • Experience building cross-platform libraries/SDKs and shipping successful software products.
  • Experience with audio/video or graphics on mobile devices
  • Familiarity with video streaming technologies (HLS, DASH, RTMP) or codecs such as H.264, HEVC and AV1
  • Experience with WebRTC
  • Experience with network protocols like RTMP, HTTP, UDP and QUIC
  • Familiarity with Android media and graphics, including MediaCodec, MediaProjection and SurfaceView
  • Comfort with performance tuning through experimentation and analysis


  • 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, etc.)

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