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Trust & Safety Senior Incident Manager - Americas - Twitch

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Job Title
Trust & Safety Senior Incident Manager - Americas
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Description

About Us

Twitch is the world’s biggest live streaming service, with global communities built around gaming, entertainment, music, sports, cooking, and more. It’s where millions of people come together to chat, interact, and make their own entertainment. 

We’re about community, inside and out. You’ll find coworkers who are eager to team up, collaborate, and smash (or elegantly solve) problems together. We’re on a quest to empower live communities, so if this sounds good to you, see what we’re up to on LinkedIn and Twitter, get interviewing tips on Instagram, and discover projects we’re solving on our Blog.

About the Role

Trust & Safety is at the core of our efforts to keep Twitch a welcoming and safe place for people to build safe and inclusive communities that enable diverse, global creators to flourish.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Risk and Incident Management, the Trust & Safety Incident Manager - North America will work with to respond to emergent risks to our community safeguards, avoid potential risks, and guide implementation of solutions in areas such as operations, products, and policy. You will coordinate with partners across Trust & Safety, Product, Partnerships, Communications, and Legal to lead the response and review of safety incidents. Additionally, you will work asynchronously with teams across the globe to ensure delivery of corrective actions.

We look for the individuals who have a bias for action, keep a cool head in a crisis, and can operate autonomously and independently. We are looking for someone with a background in areas such as Trust & Safety, incident response, risk management, project management, or safety by design.

This position can be located in Irvine, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Seattle, WA; or Remotely across the US.

You Will:

  • Respond to safety incidents escalated from across the business, such as severe or trending harms to the community or breakdowns in our community safeguards
  • Coordinate across multiple geographic teams, including Safety Ops, Policy, Product, Engineering, Legal, Communications, and others to handle incident response and communication
  • Work well during high stakes and emergent situations, maintaining calm to methodically identify problems, develop solutions, and represent T&S in discussions
  • Analyze incident trends and data to identify areas of opportunity, driving improvements to policies, products, and procedures, including incident response
  • Promote awareness and avoidance of safety issues through safety-by-design reviews and creator conduct improvement plans
  • Use expert project management skills, driving clear, relevant goal setting and performance
  • Lead post incident reviews and analyses to provide scalable solutions to avoid recurrence of incidents 

You Have:

  • 5+ years of experience handling and investigating high profile, emergent issues in the fields of trust and safety, incident response or risk management
  • BA/BS degree in a related field of study or subject matter experience in relevant fields, such as Trust & Safety, content moderation, risk assessment, policy, escalations, or or legal within social media or technology industries

Bonus Points

  • Work flexible hours to support global teams and on-call for occasional incidents on weekends
  • Mentally and emotionally able to deal with offensive or disturbing content
  • Understanding of using data to guide solutions and illustrate impact of decisions
  • Understanding of issue/project management tools, such as JIRA or an equivalent
  • Previously built and grew an operational program
  • Knowledge of media, safety, and regulatory challenges and sensitivities
  • Proficiency with SQL, Tableau, or other data transformation/analytics techniques and business intelligence tools


  • 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, Washington and New Jersey is $128,250 - $156,750 yr and in New York City is $141,120 - $172,480 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.

Twitch values your privacy. Please consult our Candidate Privacy Notice, for information about how we collect, use, and disclose personal information of our candidates.

Job ID: TW7856


Twitch Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

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Twitch Company Size

Between 5,000 - 20,000 employees

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Twitch Funding Rounds

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  • Series C

    $20,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $15,000,000 USD