Sr. Software Engineer

Company Description

Who We are The Threat Detection and Vulnerability Platform team are software engineers who build, maintain and enhance Twitter’s detection and response capabilities. We process data and events at large scale, build automation platforms and enable security engineers to efficiently secure Twitter.

The Position

What You’ll Do:

You will help lead, design and build the next generation of Twitter’s threat detection and vulnerability management platform. This includes working with partner teams to identify requirements and collaboratively design the new platform. You help the team ensure appropriate monitoring, logging and alerts are in place to support the platform. You'll influence Twitter’s engineering roadmap, share your passion for securing Twitter’s infrastructure, and are excited to teach and ready to learn.

Who You Are:

You enjoy new challenges and are passionate about building resilient and reliable services. You have experience leading high impact projects and growing more junior engineers. You clarify ambiguous requirements and designs bringing clarity to the larger team. You thrive in a team environment and support/mentor fellow team members.


  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or closely related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years software engineering experience, with expertise in software engineering standards (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
  • Cross team collaboration experience
  • Strong technical leadership skills
  • Solid experience working with distributed systems 
  • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Understanding of Databases (Sql and NoSql) Strong and effective communication skills 
  • Proficient in at least one of the following languages: GoLang, Python, Java, Scala

Preferred Technologies

  • The ideal candidate would have some experience with the following: GCP Dataflow and/or Apache Beam Terraform Tensorflow Threat detection BigQuery

Additional Information

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

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in Remote US is USD $162,000 - USD $226,000. 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. This range may be modified in the future.

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



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