Senior Software Engineer - Seattle, United States - Amazon

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    If you are interested in this position, please apply on Twitch's Career site

    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:
    Twitch is building the future of interactive video.

    Twitch's Video Client Engineering team is looking for experienced webRTC engineers to build and scale a multi-platform broadcasting and playback system that works everywhere people want to create and consume video in real time.

    As a senior real-time video engineer in the Mobile Client SDK Team reporting to the Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will create and refine a media experience used by millions of users all over the world.

    If you are passionate about real-time communication, are familiar with iOS and Android, love media and streaming, and are obsessed with performance this position is for you.

    You can work in San Francisco, CA, Irvine, CA; Seattle, WA; New York, NY; or remote in the United States

    You Will:

    • Develop our video playback/broadcast experience for iOS and Android devices
    • Collaborate with backend video teams that support realtime and low latency media broadcasting and playback
    • Add reliable crossplatform unit, integration, and e2e tests
    • Keep abreast of current technologies and recent developments in mobile and media technologies.

    • 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, offsite massages, etc.)
    We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

    Irvine, CA, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA | Virtual Location - USA


    • 6+ years of professional software development or equivalent expertise.
    • Strong background in C/C++
    • 3+ years development experience with libwebRTC
    • 1+ years real experience making native code that runs on iOS or Android
    • Experience with multithreaded , objectoriented and realtime programming.

    • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent years of experience
    • Experience building crossplatform libraries/SDKs and shipping successful software products.
    • Experience with audio/video or graphics on mobile devices
    • Familiarity with video codecs such as H.264, HEVC and AV1 and audio codecs such as AAC and Opus
    • Experience with network protocols like RTP, HTTP, UDP and QUIC
    • Comfort with performance tuning through experimentation and analysis
    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, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.

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

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

    Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets.

    The base pay for this position ranges from $134,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in 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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.