Product Manager - Recommendations

Twitch, San Francisco, CA

Video platform and community for gamers

Since our launch in 2011, Twitch has helped broadcasters share their gaming experiences and turn their passions into careers. Today we have millions of broadcasters creating content, building following, and engaging with their fans.

As a Technical Product Manager on the Applied Machine Learning team, you will be responsible for delivering the best recommendations to our users, while working closely with internal teams to ensure successful API integrations. You will own improving existing features, but also work on finding new opportunities for your product growth. You will align with overall business and product strategy, document and clearly communicate product vision, and align all key stakeholders to deliver the product and achieve goals.

An ideal candidate will have 3+ years of technical product management experience and a proven track record of end-to-end ownership and delivering results. You are a product leader who is obsessed with customer needs and can balance them with technical limitation in order to deliver business goals.


  • Manage the product roadmap from ideation, planning, implementation, release, and maintenance
  • Document your vision and execution plan with a clear narrative and rationale that attains buy-in from all stakeholders
  • Lead and coordinate efforts cross-functionally with business teams, engineering, marketing, other product managers, designers, and all other stakeholders to guarantee a smooth and efficient product delivery and API integration
  • Balance user and business needs with technical constraints, maximize business benefits while providing the best user experience
  • Conduct experiments to validate or invalidate your assumptions and hypotheses


  • At least 3 years experience in product management with a proven track record of taking end-to-end ownership and driving results; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning, and coordination across teams
  • Experience with technical products (recommendations, search, metadata)
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills: experience using data and metrics to test assumptions, experiment, and measure success
  • Ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross-functional teams
  • Good understanding of user experience along with demonstrated success in creating innovative and user-friendly products and features
  • Proven ability to identify, analyze, and solve ambiguous problems independently with an extreme attention to detail
  • Great communication skills and a strong desire to learn and master pursuits.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with machine learning products
  • MS degree in Engineering, Computer Science
  • Experience with SQL


  • 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/