Software Engineer - ML Content Retrieval

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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

  • Location

    San Francisco, CA, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; Irvine, CA, USA
  • Job Function

    Machine Learning Software Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering, Degree in Computer Science, Degree in Data Science, Degree in Machine Learning, PhD Degree, Degree in Mathematics, Degree in Statistics

Key Skills

C Programming, C++, Cloud computing, Data science techniques, Java Programming, Machine learning techniques, MATLAB Programming, Python Programming, PyTorch, R Programming, Scala Programming, SQL, TensorFlow

Job Description

About the Role

We are focused on building a new generation of discovery experience for Twitch. We are helping our customers discover relevant content in a natural way. We build systems that are distributed on a large-scale and able to handle hundreds of gigabytes of data traffic. As an Engineer on the Twitch Content Retrieval team you will work with a team of accomplished engineers in building and operating scalable retrieval and ranking systems using machine learning techniques to improve retrieval, relevance, and working with product management and applied science teams to design new services.

You can work in San Francisco, Irvine, CA and Seattle, WA; We are remote flexible.

You Will:

  • Develop performant, responsive major software web services and large-scale applications
  • Embrace engineering best practices within your group and Twitch
  • Produce clean, high-quality code, tests, and well written documentation
  • Participate in code and design reviews with peers and partners
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Partner with fellow engineering teams to accomplish complex projects together
  • Apply the operational excellence best practices to the existing and new services
  • Report to the Engineering Manager for the search team. 

You Have:

  • BA/BS in computer science or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience of Software development in a general purpose programming languages: Go, C/C++, Python, Java
  • Experience developing applications or web services at scale
  • Ability to write production quality code
  • Passion for operational excellence and process improvement

Bonus Points

  • MS in CS or related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • PhD in CS or related field with 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in one or many of the following areas
  • Familiarity with AWS services
  • Search systems such as Elastic, SORL, Lucene, and Algolia
  • In memory important value stores such as memcache, Redis
  • SQL and NoSQL databases such as DynamoDB / MySQL
  • Build large-scale data pipelines
  • Work in high energy small startup environments
  • Interest and ability to learn other programming languages.
  • Experience making contributions to open source projects.


  • 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, etc.)

Company Info.


Twitch is a one-of-a-kind collision of subcultures, games, communities, and streamers co-creating content around everything they’re into. This is more than just watching; this is multiplayer entertainment — unique, live, unpredictable, never-to-be-repeated experiences created by the interactions of many. Twitch brings the joy of co-op to everything gamers love, from anime marathons to esports competitions and more.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA, USA
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