Sr. Software Engineer - Tools & Automation

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers

Twitch is seeking an experienced Software Engineer for our Quality Engineering team, who will be responsible for our test infrastructure and will be the quality champion of Twitch. As a Software Engineer,Tools , you will be responsible for establishing a consistent testing methodology for all products we release and promoting best practices across our many product development teams.


  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to establish technical vision for test frameworks and automation for Twitch. 
  • Design and build advanced automated testing frameworks. 
  • Design and build tooling and infrastructure to help engineering teams measure and increase their velocity. 
  • Continuously improve, augment, and update automated test suite within an Agile development lifecycle. 
  • Increase adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability. 
  • Mentor junior automation engineers.


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in the development/testing of high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems. 
  • Proficiency in at least one of the programming languages (Golang, Java,Python or Ruby) with a good understanding of object oriented programming
  • Excellent understanding of black box/white box testing. 
  • Practical experience using source code control systems, especially Git 
  • Extensive experience with QA processes 
  • Familiar with at least one test framework

Bonus points

  • Experience with Selenium Webdriver
  • Experience with JavaScript, Ruby


  •     Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  •     401(k) savings plan with a company match
  •     Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  •     Unlimited snacks and drinks
  •     Monthly in-office massages
  •     Corporate gym membership
  •     Commuter Benefits
  •     Flexible time off policy
  •     Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  •     Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. 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.

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.


About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers. More than 100 million gamers gather every month to broadcast, watch and chat about gaming. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of live and on-demand distribution for leading video game broadcasters including casual gamers, pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in the gaming community, working to create a participatory experience that transcends gameplay.

Want to learn more about Twitch? Visit https://www.twitch.tv/