Director, Software Engineering - Compute

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..

The Position

Twitter engineering uses our platform to operate their services on a fleet of over 100k physical machines in our DCs and a growing footprint in the public cloud. We have begun re-platforming from Aurora/Mesos to Kubernetes as a key component of our infrastructure strategy.

The Compute team is responsible for providing Twitter Engineering with a productive, efficient, and reliable compute platform. Our infrastructure powers most of the services behind Twitter's revenue generating businesses,, and a variety of internal infrastructure. Twitter engineering uses our compute platform to launch and operate their services on a fleet of over 100,000 physical machines in our data centers and a rapidly growing footprint in the public cloud.

Compute has begun re-platforming from Aurora/Mesos to Kubernetes as a key component of a broader strategy to increase developer velocity and align us to the open source community. The Compute team's primary focus is managing and extending


constantly extending its limits. Now we are working on graduating beyond our first set of production Kubernetes clusters by automating cluster turn-up

Additional Information

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

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.

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 $243,000 - USD $338,000
  • Tier B: USD $229,000 - USD $322,000

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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