Director of Engineering - Real Time Communications

San Francisco, CA
8 days ago

About Us

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About the Role

Enable rich, multi-party real-time media experiences for our Creator Community as part of our nascent Real Time Communications team at Twitch.

As a Director of Engineering for Real Time Communications, you will lead the engineering group responsible for the development and operation of our global, interactive latency media data plane. You and your team will work with Product to deliver features specific to this domain and define a strategic vision for the intersection of traditional internet broadcasting and low latency audio and video technologies. You will ensure that your team has the personal and technical support to use their strengths, operate in harmony, and achieve their plans. You will report to the Senior Director of Engineering, Video Ingest.

This position is located in the San Francisco, Bay Area.

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Job ID: TW7290

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