Sr. Engineering Manager, Privacy Tooling & Infrastructure

The Position

The Privacy Tooling and Infrastructure Engineering team is chartered to build tools, services, and infrastructure that enable seamless privacy implementation across Twitter products, services, and platforms in the most efficient and productive fashion. The team works to ensure that Twitter builds products and systems which respect users and keep our promises (and regulatory obligations). This team innovates the idea of privacy tooling and services anticipating current and future needs, providing our product engineers the ability to respect privacy while improving the Twitter user experience.

This team is responsible for building tools and infrastructure that classify the data using sophisticated ML Models and identify anomalies in the system using auditing frameworks with the goal of ensuring that we respect the privacy of our customers as the foundational principle.

 

We seek an engineering leader with technical depth, product intuition, and entrepreneurial spirit to lead the engineering team working on building the next-gen tooling and infrastructure for privacy implementation across Twitter. The person will play a vital role throughout the planning, development, and delivery of solutions working in close collaboration with product management, design, data science, security, legal, policy, communications, and many product and engineering teams across Twitter.

You should be comfortable in uncharted territory as we build unique privacy tooling, infrastructure, and auditing frameworks to drive user trust. We need your skills and enthusiasm to make it happen. You have previous experience leading high-performing teams working at scale. You will enjoy pursuing novel, ambiguous problems, collaborating with a variety of diverse partners, and will bring a strong learning orientation.

As an engineering manager, you will lead the careers of extraordinary software developers. You’ll work with internal customers across engineering at Twitter.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Develop and deliver high-impact, forward-looking roadmaps for your teams

  • Communicating fearlessly to build trust with diverse stakeholders

  • Contribute to a culture of technical and operational excellence by evangelizing and adopting best practices with well-defined goals and metrics

  • Helping solve cross-team problems at scale

  • Foster cross-functional and cross-team collaboration by building trust and relationships with security, legal, policy, platform, Product as well as many product and engineering teams.

  • Recruit talent. Mentor, coach, and develop a high performing engineering team.

  • Build a diverse, inclusive, fair, collaborative, and dynamic team environment.

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience leading software engineering teams; previously led an organization of 10+ engineers (and managers) and successfully delivered on business objectives.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science or engineering

  • Comfortable managing multiple technically complex projects in parallel

  • Robust project management skills, including work estimation, prioritization, planning, tracking, and retrospectives

  • A good record of recruiting, managing, and retaining talent

  • Empathetic, self-aware, and learning-oriented leadership style

  • High-judgement, data-driven decision-maker

  • Strong communication skills

 

Preferred:

  • Previous management experience in a high-performing, large-scale technology company

  • Experience of distributed systems that can perform at the Twitter scale.

  • Experience building Data Management, Data Governance, Data Auditing and Insights solutions

  • Experience building user-facing tools

  • Passion for privacy and security


 

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

We care about making work happy and productive for everyone, with the option to work from home and remotely when you need, wellness benefits, six months of parental leave, and unlimited vacation that we believe you should be taking. 

We love sharing knowledge and ideas. Within our team, we have regular lightning talks. We regularly get together with the other Twitter engineering teams for tech talks. And there are many study groups you can join.

 

A few other things we value:

  • Ethics - Ethical behavior means that we expect our team to work within their limits, ask for assistance, keep conclusions fact-based, and respect all of their professional responsibilities.

  • 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 - There’s that saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” We want to go far.

  • Variety - We encourage team rotations that allow you to work with and learn from other teams at Twitter.

All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Team

Software Engineering, Infrastructure Engineering

Location

San Jose, Seattle, New York City, Atlanta, Washington, Remote US, San Francisco

 

Application

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