Sr. Software Engineer - Compute Integrations (Remote Eligible)

Company Description

Who We Are

We are the Compute Integrations team, responsible for providing Twitter Engineering with an approachable, productive, and reliable compute platform. Our infrastructure powers most of the services behind, Twitter’s revenue-generating businesses, and a variety of internal infrastructure. Twitter’s 1,000+ engineers use our compute platform to launch and operate their services on a fleet of over 100,000 physical and virtual machines.

The Compute Integrations team provides a hybrid-cloud Kubernetes platform for our internal stakeholders.

The Position

As part of the team you will:

Be an early engineer on a new team that supports and empowers other engineers within Twitter. Partner with internal platform providers to create new and improved platform capabilities. Be an active participant in our systems design and review processes. Scope out, participate in, and lead cross-functional projects. Optimize Kubernetes and our own systems on clusters in the thousands of nodes. Develop our team through mentorship and knowledge sharing. Participate in the wider Kubernetes/CNCF open source community.


Who you are

  • You are motivated by building systems that help others be more productive.

  • You are curious and driven to understand the needs of your customers.

  • You are an engaged and thoughtful collaborator, ready to solve challenging problems with your peers and our customers.

  • Simplicity and approachability are top of mind concerns when designing systems and tooling.

  • Quality and reliability are key pillars in your software engineering philosophy. 

  • Ensure infrastructure performance, uptime and scale while maintaining high standards of code quality and thoughtful design.

  • You see mentorship and knowledge transfer as essential prerequisites for a healthy team and are confident in asking difficult questions while being highly collaborative and open to input.


  • 4+ years of experience in Infrastructure, Platform, or Backend development.

  • Strong development skills in at least one programming language, Go preferred.

  • Prior experience with modern infrastructure tooling, such as Kubernetes, as an administrator or operator in a production setting, e.g. container orchestration, cloud providers (AWS, GCP, etc) and infrastructure-as-code tools.

Bonus points

While not required, experience with any of the following is a plus!

  • Experience designing, developing, operating, and debugging high traffic production systems.

  • Experience building applications against the Kubernetes API.

  • Familiarity with Kubernetes internals (architecture and/or codebase).

  • Experience with other container-centric orchestration systems (Mesos, Nomad, etc).

  • Prior contributions to projects within the CNCF community.

  • Experience working with physical infrastructure (bare metal in data centers).

  • Familiarity with Linux or similar operating systems.

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.

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

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 $162,000 - USD $226,000
  • Tier B: USD $154,000 - USD $216,000
  • Tier C: USD $146,000 - USD $204,000
  • Tier D: USD $138,000 - USD $193,000

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here. 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.


Remote US, San Francisco, Toronto, Seattle, Chicago, New York City, Detroit



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