Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

Software Engineer - Tooling and automation

Job Description:

Who we are:

We are responsible for helping to drive global initiatives for Twitter's Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) team. This Engineering team focuses on the technical challenges that can drive better usability, functionality, and delivery of marketing and customer success content to our self-serve advertisers. The team utilizes a data-driven, analytical and programmatic approach to projects - from design to launch. These projects help generate significant revenue growth and commit directly to advertisers’ satisfaction and are accomplished through collaborating extensively with cross-functional teams across Data Science, Customer Success, Marketing, Operations, and Engineering.

What you’ll do:

As an experienced engineer, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most highly-scaled distributed systems. You will review requirements, design systems, collaborate with partners, prioritize and lead projects not only in terms of technical ability but also with quality, efficiency, building / maintaining quality technical and non-technical documentation.


You are able to:

  • Support / promote high-quality work, software standard methodologies, and attention to detail
  • Analyze, prioritize, and strategize incoming projects using critical thinking
  • Work with data scientist partners, build data pipelines and systems that deploy machine learning algorithms at scale
  • Build and maintain software services and tools used by internal users or external advertisers
  • Engineer systems of varying architectures
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Diagnose, and troubleshoot complex distributed problems and develop solutions
  • Work cross-functionally with various engineering and non-engineering teams

Company Description

Twitter serves the public conversation because conversation is a force for good in the world. The opportunity to help the world connect, debate, learn, and solve problems is what draws us to careers at Twitter, and it’s what keeps us here.

Additional Information

Challenge - We solve some of the industry’s hardest problems. Come to be challenged, learn, and thrive as an engineer.

Diversity - Diversity makes us a better organization and team. We value diverse backgrounds, ideas, and experiences.

Work, Life, Balance - We work hard, but we believe with hard work should come balance.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records



  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • At least one year of working experience in software development
  • Expertise is in at least one of the following languages: Scala, Java, Python, C++
  • Backend development experience with a strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, and distributed systems
  • Work experience in either large-scale data processing (map/reduce), or building and operating full-stack applications from JS to DB
  • Experience with the entire SDLC
  • Critical thinker with an excellent analytical mindset
  • Well-versed in software engineering standard methodologies (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment  Desired:
  • Experience with Hadoop, Scalding/Spark, Thrift/Protocol Buffers, SQL/Vertica, or other relational databases
  • Experience with modern web APIs and frameworks, such as React, Redux, and GraphQL
  • Experience in cross-functional collaboration with sales and marketing team