Software Engineer II

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

Who We Are

The Platform Security team focuses on executing large engineering efforts on various runtimes(on-prem or cloud) that address significant gaps in our overall security capabilities. The team builds and owns core foundational services and libs that promote security by default in our platform. 

What You'll Do

As a Software Engineer in Platform Security, you will build distributed systems, and framework libraries to provide security defaults in our platform and frameworks. 

Who You Are

You enjoy new challenges and are passionate about continually pushing the boundaries of scale. You take satisfaction in building resilient, high-performance, and thoroughly tested systems that can power the most business-critical applications. You want to learn, work with, and contribute to cutting-edge open-source technologies.





  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience, with expertise in software engineering standards (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation).

  • Solid experience working with distributed systems.

  • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms

  • Good understanding of JVM based architecture

  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and analytical skills

  • Strong and effective communication skills.

  • Basic understanding of Security fundamentals, e.g. how TLS works? 

Additional Information

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

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 status, 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 $142,000 - USD $200,000
  • Tier B: USD $135,000 - USD $189,000
  • Tier C: USD $128,000 - USD $179,000
  • Tier D: USD $120,000 - USD $169,000

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.


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