EE (Build) Software Engineer

San Francisco, CA

 

Who We Are

Join Twitter’s Build team and work on our Open Source Mono Repo Build Tool, Pants and its associated plugin for IntelliJ IDEA. If you are strongly interested in improving the edit/build/test workflow and proficient with algorithms and data structures as well as Java / Scala, check us out.  

This role will continuously improve the efficiency of Twitter’s infrastructure at scale and developers’ productivity via innovation on tooling and methodologies. If you have empathy for developers, passion for engineering productivity, and experience delivering scalable distributed systems - you will find this role liberating, challenging and most of all fun. We are Twitter’s Engineering Effectiveness organization, and we help Twitter engineers develop world class software by implementing build systems for complex, polyglot source code, and developing source control systems and continuous integration infrastructure.

What You’ll Do

  • Understand developer workflows and help improve their experience with IntelliJ and the Pants Build tool.

  • Support and enhance the Pants plugin for IntelliJ IDEA

  • Design, develop and deliver distributed engineering build tools and platforms for one of the largest code bases in the world, using multiple languages.

  • Work collaboratively in an Agile, CI/CD environment

  • Work with Open Source community to co-ordinate contributions to the product and help define the roadmap

  • Evangelize adoption of open sourced tools in the developer community at large


Who you are

You will have exposure/experience with most of the following:

  • Scala, Java (or any JVM language) and Python

  • Development of build tools, cloud caching and IDEs

  • Algorithms and data structures

  • Web infrastructure and distributed systems

  • Open source community

  • Large, polyglot code bases.

  • Agile development methodologies, CI/CD

  • Engineering teams implementing build systems for complex source code, developing source control systems and continuous integration infrastructure


 

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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