Software Engineer - Continuous Deployment

The Position

As a full-stack engineer on the (Service) Continuous Deployment team, you’ll build tools to accelerate software delivery of backend services at Twitter.

Our in-house CD platform serves engineers at Twitter running the thousands of microservices that power our product. The tooling you will own will be a key part of Twitter's migration to Kubernetes and Docker and our overall hybrid cloud strategy. Our goal is to free up engineers from the burden of configuring and maintaining Continuous Deployment pipelines, so they can focus on adding value to Twitter's users.

You’ll work directly with both internal customers and peers from other Platform teams on many kinds of projects and technologies that help engineers ship code changes to production:

  • Design opinionated but flexible products that make it easy for service owners to enforce to Continuous Deployment best practices
  • Craft tools, processes and frameworks to guide colleagues through safely releasing production code
  • Guide and support colleagues who are deploying distributed systems
  • Implement software in a reliable and sustainable manner
  • Support and maintain your software to ensure a high quality customer experience
  • Collaborate with, learn from, and mentor teammates
  • Develop automation tooling and software to improve the reliability, operational safety, and ease of deployment of Twitter’s backend services, using languages including Scala, Python, Javascript, and HTML/CSS.
  • Work with other engineering teams to design, build, and maintain web and RPC services for some of the world’s most highly-scaled distributed systems. Focus on the scalability, resiliency, and efficiency of backend components, applying experience in web infrastructure, application design, distributed systems, and component-oriented software engineering.
  • Develop automation tooling and software to improve the reliability, operational safety, and ease of deployment of Twitter’s backend services, using languages including Scala, Python, Javascript, and HTML/CSS.
  • Utilize knowledge and experience with Internet scale Unix environments; TCP/IP, HTTP, web application security, and multi-tier web application architectures; event driven backend systems on JVM with Java and Scala; shell scripting; Python and Ruby.

Qualifications

  • B.S.+ in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of relevant experience with software application development - including distributed systems and asynchronous programming
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Previous experience with Scala or Java (or proven ability to learn new programming languages)
  • Growth attitude and a desire to learn, guide, and mentor

Bonus:

  • Hands-on experience in the CI/CD or general App Delivery problem space.
  • Experience with Hybrid Cloud architectures.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with Front-End development.

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

The Service Continuous Deployment team is a software engineering team, we build and operate a core piece of software for Twitter that is analogous to Spinnaker, Tekton, Airflow, et al. We have a passion for product development and our tooling has consistently polled as some of the most popular developer tooling inside Twitter. We value work-life balance and have a strong collaborative culture on the team. We take onboarding and mentoring new and junior engineers seriously. We are currently looking for folks of all experience levels to help us achieve our mission.

A few other things we value:

  • 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, 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.

Team

Software Engineering

Location

Remote US

 

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