Senior Software Engineer – Data Platform

Twilio

  • Full Time

See yourself at Twilio

Join the team as our next Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform (L3)  

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we have presence throughout South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We're on a journey to becoming a globally anti-racist, anti-oppressive, anti-bias company that actively opposes racism and all forms of oppression and bias. At Twilio, we support diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

About the job

Twilio's Data Platform is looking for Software Engineers to join our team. The team runs hundreds of Kafka, Elasticsearch, Kudu and Spark nodes spread across many clusters, environments and regions and is an integral component to many of Twilio’s core products. 

We’re looking for engineers to help us scale and provide rock-solid service on our critical data infrastructure, design our customer facing APIs, and shape the ecosystem of how Twilio thinks about data engineering at large.

Responsibilities

Twilio is looking for an engineer who lives the Twilio Magic values. They also have experience:

  • Developing low latency, highly available, globally distributed services platform that is used by over a dozen products with millions of events per minute. 
  • Developing secure and resilient customer facing APIs
  • Leveraging open source data technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, Kafka and S3
  • Owning and operating production services in AWS cloud infrastructure using tools like Datadog and Rollbar
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science or related field is a minimum requirement.

Qualifications 

  • As a Software Engineer, you will live the Twilio Magic values:

    • DRAW THE OWL:  Lead the development of data products, services and tools, in Java, Scala and Python, implement best practices
    • DON’T SETTLE: Drive quality by writing unit tests, functional tests and performance tests in a continuous delivery environment
    • WRITE IT DOWN: Break down requirements, estimate tasks to ensure high quality deliverables
    • BE AN OWNER: Support development operations, building, releasing and assisting with team on-call. Teams will be small and empowered so that you can move fast and ship to production multiple times in a 2 week sprint.
    • EMPOWER OTHERS: Collaborate with other teams and work cross-functionally for product launches.

Location 

We employ diverse talent from all over the world and we believe great work can be done anywhere. Around the world, Twilio offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your loved ones. No matter where you are based, you will experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience,  understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture that empowers everyone to do their best work and be the best version of themselves.

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.

 

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