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Senior Systems Dev Engineer

TwitchSeattle, WashingtonFull-time$121k - $235kMay 16, 2023

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About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment. 

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, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role

We are looking for an accomplished Senior Systems Engineer who builds and maintains our AWS infrastructure, Tableau deployment, and Operations. You are an empathetic, compassionate leader that will work to grow your team and domain of expertise at Twitch. You have a solid technical AWS infrastructure experience while staying ahead of technology trends. You will report to the Sr Manager, Enterprise Systems Engineering.

You Will:

  • Build scalable and resilient solutions on AWS using CDK to support internal systems
  • Evaluate the feasibility of migrating existing Terraform codebase to CDK, and implement the migration process
  • Collaborate with teams to understand requirements, identify technical constraints, and recommend solutions that balance performance, cost, and security
  • Ensure compliance with best practices and industry standards in areas such as availability, scalability, monitoring, and disaster recovery
  • Evaluate and optimize system performance, security, and cost-effectiveness by using AWS services, third-party tools, and automation
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers on the team
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure high availability and prompt incident response

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years supporting business-critical applications in cloud infrastructure engineering teams
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code using Terraform and CDK, along with scripting skills in Python, Bash, and PowerShell
  • Demonstrated expertise in configuration management tools such as Ansible and Chef
  • Proficiency in AWS services such as EC2, S3, Route 53, Lambda, RDS, and others 
  • Proficiency in communicating complex technical information and coordination among teams

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Atlassian, SAP, or Informatica infrastructure

Perks

  • 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)

 

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. 

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW8103

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from our lowest geographic market up to our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.twitch.tv/jobs/en/#learn-more. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

 

Remote US Pay Per Year
$121,000$235,200 USD

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