Full-Stack Software Engineer - Tooling & Automation

Company Description

We are responsible for helping to drive global initiatives for Twitter's Small and Mid-Sized Business (SMB) team. This Engineering team focuses on the technical challenges that can drive better usability, functionality, and delivery of marketing and customer success content to our self-serve advertisers. The team utilizes a data-driven, analytical and programmatic approach to projects - from design to launch. These projects help generate significant revenue growth and commit directly to advertisers' satisfaction and are accomplished through collaborating extensively with cross-functional teams across Data Science, Customer Success, Marketing, Operations, and Engineering.

The Position

As an experienced engineer, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the world's most highly-scaled distributed systems. You will review requirements, design systems, collaborate with partners, prioritize and lead projects not only in terms of technical ability but also with quality, efficiency, building / maintaining quality technical and non-technical documentation.

You are able to:

  • Support / promote high-quality work, software standard methodologies, and attention to detail

  • Analyze, prioritize, and strategize incoming projects using critical thinking

  • Work with data scientist partners, build data pipelines and systems that deploy machine learning algorithms at scale

  • Build and maintain software services and tools used by internal users or external advertisers

  • Engineer systems of varying architectures

  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise

  • Diagnose, and troubleshoot complex distributed problems and develop solutions

  • Work cross-functionally with various engineering and non-engineering teams


  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Expertise is in at least one of the following languages: Scala, Java, Python, C++

  • Backend development experience with a strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, distributed systems, large-scale data processing

  • Experience with the entire SDLC

  • Critical thinker with an excellent analytical mindset

  • Well-versed in software engineering standard methodologies (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)

  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment


  • Previous experience with Hadoop, Scalding, Thrift/Protocol Buffers, SQL/Vertica or other relational databases

  • Full-stack/front-end development experiences

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.

Additional Information

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

The applicable salary range for each U.S.-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 4 tiers according to a cost of labor index in that geographic area. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary ranges for this role, are set forth below. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Tier A: USD $127,000 - USD $166,000
  • Tier B: USD $120,000 - USD $157,000
  • Tier C: USD $114,000 - USD $149,000
  • Tier D: USD $108,000 - USD $141,000

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here and is updated for any future jurisdiction which requires publication of the salary range on the job posting. If your location is not listed, please speak with your recruiter for additional information.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Performance Bonus Plan and Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.


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