Senior Software Engineer- Full Stack - Advertiser Experience

San Francisco, CA

Twitter.com is one largest and most popular websites in the world. Our code operates at massive scale and speed, serving billions of requests per day, connecting hundreds of millions of active Twitter users to real-time information about their lives and the world we live in.  


Advertiser experience engineering team is at the heart of the Twitter’s ads platform supporting all key features built for our advertisers which provides a rich exposure to the social advertising industry. Are you looking for an opportunity to lead projects, mentor extremely smart junior engineers and take your skills to the next level while having a huge impact? Read on.


Who We Are:

The Advertiser Experience team is responsible for all interfaces between Twitter ad products and advertisers through which most of Twitter’s $2.44B in revenue flow. These encompass desktop UI, mobile UI, and programmatic access via APIs. Our products are used by advertisers of all sizes – from the world’s largest brands and agencies to SMBs and personal brands. We play a vital role in affecting all advertising revenue at Twitter. We achieve this by working closely with Product Managers, Designers, and User Researchers with a focus on scale, usability, performance, and impact. We’re a truly full stack team with expertise in mobile, web, and backend and  our culture emphasizes creative problem solving, fast iteration and execution.

Internally, all of Twitter’s sales teams depend on our products 24/7 and engineers from across ads build upon the advertiser experience platform we create.


Twitter's Advertiser Experience is heavily web centric and we're committed to adopting a state of the art client side development stack. We're one of the early adopters of a bunch of modern web technologies (see below) and it's a great opportunity to learn or grow your skills around state of the art web technologies. You will be joining a team of highly-skilled, enthusiastic and passionate engineers working in this leading edge space. 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, working on a product that touches hundreds of millions of users.


Details about stack:

  • Client: React.js, babel, flow, redux, less css
  • Server: Finatra, web server written in Scala
  • Services: Thrift services based off of Twitter Server written in Scala
  • Data Processing: Mapreduce jobs written in Scalding and real time jobs in Storm
  • Mobile client: Native iOS and Android along with web views


Who You Are:

  • You’re smart, get stuff done, have great energy, and passionate about helping Twitter change the world
  • You have experience to design and implement awesome new features through innovation and data-driven iterations at Twitter scale
  • You want to push limits of product innovation using the latest advancements in technology and methods - working closely with product managers, designers and other engineering teams
  • You work best in an environment with a sense of urgency and can rapidly iterate on product/platform features


Requirements:

  • Strong algorithms, data structures and coding background
  • Deep experience shipping large-scale full-stack applications
  • Deep experience with web infrastructure and distributed systems
  • Experience developing modular user interfaces, and familiarity with modern CSS frameworks, tools and workflow
  • Thorough understanding of Javascript and associated best practices
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)


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.


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




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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