Software Development Engineer, Twitch Prime

Job ID: 1039300 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Amazon is all in on games, and Twitch Prime is one of a series of disruptive initiatives that highlight our investment and dedication to the industry and its players. Twitch Prime, launched on September 30, 2016, is a series of new benefits available to all Amazon Prime members geared toward making it a no-brainer for core gamers to join Amazon Prime. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future in which fans are creators, players are celebrities, and games are a global cultural touchstone that cuts across age, gender and nationality.

Twitch Prime’s Developer Experience team is seeking a Software Development Engineer (SDE) to build Partner-facing tools and services. As a SDE on Developer Experience, you will work closely with the team’s Product Manager, Technical Program Manager, and lead SDE to build and launch Partner products that simplify onboarding, Twitch Prime usage, and improve their product's quality. Your tools and services will help make it easier for game developers to use Twitch Prime and will ultimately help deliver more content to Twitch Prime customers.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent experience
· 1+ years of development experience
· 1+ years experience in a modern programming language (Java, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective C, Python)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Game industry experience or passion for playing games
· Master's degree or relevant work experience
· Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
· Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
· Practical experience with software engineering best-practices and a strong desire to create quality solutions and designs
· Experience supporting large-scale high-availability systems in a production environment
· Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
· Practical experience with software engineering best-practices and a strong desire to create quality solutions and designs
· Self-starter, quick learner and passionate problem resolver
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age