Senior Staff Software Engineer (Future Opportunities)

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

The Position


  • Lead complex projects that require cross-organizational alignment and collaboration;
  • Drive collaboration across your organization to meet strategic business objectives;
  • Assess your organization's performance and identify areas for improvement;
  • Plan and deliver cross-organizational strategies;
  • Influence your organization to execute strategies and meet objectives for critical projects and programs;
  • Anticipate and consider risks while shaping ongoing strategy;
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to peers and colleagues across the company;
  • Lead others through change and ambiguity;
  • Communicate complex issues clearly and credibly;
  • Consult on and approve team decisions while driving broader organizational actions;
  • Work transparently cross-functionally and influence your peers to do the same.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 9+ years of relevant experience in software engineering;
  • Track record as a leader in the areas of their domain, driving large-scale operational changes across an organization;
  • Track record of staff-level+ contributions on multiple projects;
  • Track record of coordinating implementation of high impact projects across many teams, delivering projects with reliable deadlines and milestones over multiple quarters;
  • Experience creating scalable impact by one or more of the following: Up-leveling peers, supporting peers in their technical proposals, or supporting their technical designs;
  • Prior leadership experience as technical lead/architect;
  • Demonstrated ability to assist other teams with diagnosing or root-causing their incidents.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proactive external code contributor on public forms.

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact

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

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in San Francisco and New York City is USD $243,000 - USD $338,000. 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 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.


Software Engineering


San Francisco, New York City



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