Senior Software Engineer, Backend - Health Remediation & Rehabilitation

The Position

Do you love working on challenging problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach, creative solutions, and rapid product iterations? Will you be proud to work on a real-time, scalable system that serves millions of users daily? Work with us and you’ll help defend Twitter users against abuse, spam, and manipulation.

Who We Are

The Health Engineering group is responsible for building technical solutions to help our users feel safe to express themselves more freely and interact with the world more openly. We build tools, features, and large-scale infrastructure systems to prevent and remediate abusive and inauthentic behaviors on the platform.

-  #exposure: Broad exposure to the core systems powering Twitter.

-  #new: Ability to contribute to early or greenfield features.

-  #scale: Launch and experiment with new platform features at Twitter scale.

-  #growth: Grow into your career with a new team and highly encouraging environment

Who You Are

-  You are comfortable building in product features and working with distributed systems.

-  You are familiar with standard software engineering methodology, e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation.

-  You are interested in working closely with a diverse, multi-functional team; you think critically about users’ needs and can interpret those findings into features and products. 

-  You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and interact effectively with others while mentoring and leveling up your team.

-  You ground your decisions with data and reasoning and can adapt to new information to make informed choices.

-  You bring thoughtful perspectives, empathy, creativity, and a positive viewpoint to engage problems at scale.


-  B.S. in Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent work experience.

-  Coding bootcamp graduate with 5+ years experience as a software engineer

-  Ability to learn new programming languages, and/or prior experience in Scala, Java, or a functional programming language

What You’ll Do

We believe passion and personality matter. We’re looking for someone who can help us build, scale, and maintain user-facing products and large-scale systems, all of which have a direct impact on the lives of our users and the success of our business. 

Extend and improve scalable systems and services that power the reporting pipelines, enabling Twitter to enforce rules and remediate offenders.

Work closely with our internal teams including Trust and Safety, Legal, and Policy to design and implement solutions that makes Twitter safer for its users.

Collaborate with problem teams and apply their innovations to improve the quality of online conversations. 


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.

Collaboration - Health of the public conversation is everyone’s responsibility. Expect to work with teams across Twitter to develop sustainable features to solve this problem.

Company Description

Join us in building scalable features that empower users to own and enjoy a healthy experience on Twitter.

Company description:

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Additional Information

Here’s all the legal good stuff:

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.


Software Engineering, Trust and Safety


Remote US, Toronto, Miami, New York City, Atlanta



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