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Principal Technical Program Manager

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers


Twitch delivers over 6 billion hours of video per year today.  We have one of the largest live video distribution networks in the world and a growing VOD delivery platform. At Twitch we are working on building a platform to usher in the next few billions of hours of video to be delivered. We believe video delivery is in its infancy and as we look to the horizon, we want to expand our video offerings to customers and partners beyond Twitch. Our ultimate goal is take our video platform offering and offer a cloud based service in AWS.

As the Principal Technical Program Manager for this service, you will be responsible for preparing our video platform for external customers. You will guide the team through architecture changes to make our system multi-tenant. You will drive us to meet customer expectations: clear documentation, rigorous security/availability standards, reasonable bug SLAs, comprehensible monitoring and billing systems, etc. You will need to work closely with engineering to deliver on important technical projects such as a dynamic real-time reservation system for video bandwidth.

This position is a rare opportunity within Twitch and AWS to help define the next generation of video platforms. An ideal candidate will bring both deep technical and program management leadership expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, and the strong desire to bring clarity to ambiguity.

We believe video services as a whole in AWS are just getting started.  This is an amazing opportunity to get in on the ground floor within an existing and strong video business.

Responsibilities

  • Define the roadmap for our video platform offering
  • Work closely with engineering, product management, marketing, legal, etc. to deliver the V1 product
  • Drive alignment with AWS and Twitch business and technical leadership through both verbal and written communication

Requirements

  • 10+ years of PM / TPM experience.
  • A proven track record of shipping quality products on time.
  • Strong organization, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to facilitate and align roadmaps, and manage disparate tasks with varying priorities.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflict smoothly and without formal authority.
  • Solid ability to identify and mitigate risk with senior business leadership.
  • Understanding of real time video streaming.
  • A passion for customers and for Live Video.
  • Data driven approach and a willingness to experiment to decide.
  • Define the roadmap for our video platform offeringWork closely with engineering, product management, marketing, legal, etc. to deliver the V1 product
  • Drive alignment with AWS and Twitch business and technical leadership through both verbal and written communication

Bonus Points

  • Experience in low-latency video streaming or CDNs.
  • Passion for video games and experience in the gaming space.

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages
About Twitch

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.

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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 Twitch's website.