Engineering Manager (ML services)


Engineering Manager (ML services) - London

Who We Are:

We are made up of talented people from all over the world, and from many diverse backgrounds. We work together in our beautiful Central London location to build products that reach every person in the world. Often we’ll relax together too – perhaps sharing lunch or a coffee, talking about what we’re doing, listening to and learning from one another. You’ll be a part of a close-knit team, working in concert with a focused organisation comprised of other Engineers, Designers and Product Managers.

We’ll both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career. You’ll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact.

We will build applications for our users, partners, and team. Those applications can range from mission-critical internal tools to the core architecture of and our mobile website, with opportunities to work with a variety of languages and technologies

Who Are You: Job Requirements

  • You have significant technical experience and expertise in more than one of the following areas: development and delivery of distributed systems, engineering platforms or design and engineering of significant, consumer-facing products

  • Have established a technical strategy and roadmap previously, successfully setting key performance metrics in close collaboration with other Engineering and Product Managers

  • You can clearly articulate desired outcomes and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems

  • You have previously managed a team size of 1-3 engineers and have some experience leading a team in a software environment.

  • Have experience in large scale distributed systems architecture and working at scale with real time consumer facing applications.

  • Have excellent communication skills and can demonstrate having collaborated with tech leads and senior engineers, Product Managers, Designers and other disciplines to deliver

  • Ability to gather product & business requirements, gut checks new ideas and proposals. Proven track record establishing and driving technical advances, reducing tech debt and making significant improvements in systems

  • Degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics background.

  • Bonus points if you have experience doing hands-on work in at least one discipline of backend systems, distributed systems, client engineering or data science


We believe passion and personality matter. As such, we need someone who can manage diverse, smart, and driven engineers while balancing personnel challenges with business requirements. As a successful engineering manager you will:

  • Mentor the professional development of each direct report through personal and performance management

  • Give engineers the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to the recognition of your engineers and team

  • Initiate collaboration with Reliability Engineering, Product, and Design to develop high quality focused solutions (and inspire your team to independently do the same)

  • Ensure the team fully understands the goals and objectives of Twitter as a company and how their work fits into the bigger picture


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.

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.


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