twitch Remote (California) Full-time 2022-07-26

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About the Role

The Video Core Services (VidCS) team develops and maintains infrastructure platforms and solutions for both Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) and Twitch Video. We are looking for a Senior Systems Infrastructure Engineer who embodies customer obsession and prioritizes operational excellence to take ownership and improve upon the core infrastructure services supporting our growing bare metal (Ubuntu) and AWS fleet.

If you have a strong systems/Linux/infrastructure background, want to help Amazon and Twitch grow, and have a background in bare metal and/or working in a hybrid bare metal/cloud environment we want to hear from you!

This position can be located in San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Salt Lake City, UT; New York, NY; Vancouver, BC; Denver, CO; and Remote US. You will be reporting to the VidCS manager in San Francisco, CA.

You Will:

  • Operate critical core infrastructure services: OS platform (Ubuntu), AWS, DNS/DHCP, Hashicorp Consul, Puppet, Squid, Mail, NTP, etc.
  • Deliver new features and capabilities for IVS/Video infrastructure.
  • Partner with other teams to establish infrastructure best practices and patterns.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively.

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience building scalable, reliable systems and services.
  • 2+ years experience with Infrastructure-as-code, Python/Ruby, Go, Bash/Shell.
  • Experience with and an understanding of scalable core services (DNS/DHCP/etc), networking, and configuration management (Puppet/Salt/Chef).
  • Experience working with bare metal/virtual Linux infrastructure.
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services or other cloud provider.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in a hybrid cloud/bare metal environment
  • Experience with systems and services at Twitch's scale.


  • 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.) 

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. 

The base pay range for this position in Colorado, Connecticut and Washington is $160,110 – $195,690 yr and in New York City is $176,130 – $215,270 yr. Pay is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on payment and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Applicants should apply via Twitch's internal or external careers site. 

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

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Job ID: TW7435

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