Python Software Engineer - Capacity Engineering

San Francisco, CA

Who we are:


The Capacity Planning team at Twitter is tasked with the development of services, automation, and processes to improve the reliability and efficiency of Twitter's infrastructure and datacenters. The team is a key player on both operating the current state of hardware planning at Twitter, as well as defining and implementing the tools and processes that will bring in millions of dollars in savings, increase developer and systems efficiency in one of the largest volume platforms in the planet.


What you’ll do:


You will be responsible for crafting and building tools to manage the hardware/system capacity planning and trends. You'll be one of the main points of contact with platform teams, and your tools will be used to bring visibility into the operations of some of the biggest clusters Hadoop, Mesos and database on the planet.


Your role includes designing scalable solutions that simplify the management and insights into Twitter's platform services, as well as ensure a high quality customer experience through usability and reliability.


Who you are:


  • Demonstrated ability to write modular and well tested code.
  • Track record of crafting and implementing complex software services
  • 3+ years of industry experience at a large-scale internet service
  • Strong Python, Scala or Java experience required and fluency in at least one other language preferred
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis
  • Comfortable working in a small, fast-growing, and dynamic development environment
  • You use and love Twitter
  • You are not afraid of a challenge at scale


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


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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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