Senior Software Engineer - Android

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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

  • Location

    Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Job Function

    Senior Software Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering, Degree in Computer Science

Key Skills

Java Programming, Leadership, Design, Python Programming, SQL, API , AWS, HTTP acceleration

Job Description

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is an exciting new AWS service for building live interactive experiences using the same technology that powers Twitch's own live video system. Every day, millions of people across the globe experience the joy of interactive live video powered by IVS. We're looking for a software engineer to join our passionate and supportive team to help expand the IVS platform with features to bring new interactive experiences to life.

As part of the Interactivity team, reporting to the Director of Software Engineering, you will support a product roadmap of new features that help connect live broadcasters and audiences. You'll work with a team of accomplished engineers in developing client libraries and SDKs for AWS Interactivity services like Chat. You will work with engineers, designers, product, operations, and company leadership from across the Video Platform.

To be impactful, you are a thoughtful engineer and accomplished collaborator with a history of delivering solutions to complex problems. In addition, you are extremely passionate about engineering excellence and are committed to building a collaborative team culture where everyone's ideas are valued.

At Twitch, you will experience the benefits of a fun and supportive environment, while having access to the tooling assets of

You Will:

  • Bring new client SDKs, libraries, and interactivity features for the Amazon Interactive Video Service
  • Collaborate in a fun and supportive team environment committed to engineering excellence

You Have:

  • A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or 6+ years equivalent experience
  • Active and direct technical experience building applications on iOS; Android; or both
  • Competent knowledge of networking, systems design, API design, and web security

Bonus Points

  • Expertise with AWS or similar cloud platform services
  • Expertise with network programming and web protocols (HTTP, WSS, TCP/UDP)
  • Experience designing public-facing APIs for developers
  • Experience building web applications with React, Vue, Node


  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution and Discounts for Wellness Related Activities and 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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