Senior Software Engineer - Subscriptions

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers

Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment and our Commerce engineering team builds key services which allow thousands of creative broadcasters to monetize among the millions of Twitch viewers.  Our work is at the center of the rapidly growing “gig economy” which allows these creators to earn part or all of their income by producing high quality content on Twitch.

Our San Francisco office is focused on exciting new e-commerce initiatives in 2018!  We’re looking for engineers that love delighting people with incredible products and user experiences such as our Subscriptions for Affiliates feature released on June 28th, 2017 which allows thousands of streamers to receive subscribers to their channels. On the Commerce team, you’ll work closely with our other engineering and product teams to craft a beautiful and engaging product, collect feedback, and iterate quickly.

This role is perfect for an engineer who has a passion for building high quality, reliable, extensible Web application software.  You are a full stack developer who is comfortable with Javascript client frameworks in addition to backend application and persistence services.  You value the benefits of continuous integration and deployment and are confident when you push your code to millions of users.  You enjoy mentoring new team members and collaborating during the development cycle.  And yes, you like to have fun while you’re at it!


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software
  • Brainstorm with designers, product managers and engineers to design new features
  • Collaborate closely with your team on architecture, implementation and overcoming obstacles
  • Mentor junior and new team members
  • Level up the organization around you through engineering best practices
  • Obsessively care about the customer’s experience


  • A degree in Computer Science or equivalent academic background
  • Experience scaling architecture
  • Experience working with large and complex datasets
  • Cloud-based application development and deployment

Bonus Points

  • Ruby on Rails or Go development
  • Avid user of Twitch or passion for video games
  • Experience with subscription or payment services


  • 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
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.

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.