Software Engineer - Media Platform
Job Title: Software Engineer - Media Platform
Who We Are: Twitter is looking for an experienced software engineer to take on the implementation of backend services responsible for media processing. Media is at the core of Twitter’s present, with promoted video accounting for a huge portion of Twitter’s overall revenue, and central to its future, with live video as a core part of Twitter’s strategy moving forward. You will work on services that put rich media content in front of 100’s of millions of user.
What You’ll Do: Design, build, maintain, and support the services that enable media at Twitter. As ane engineer on the media platform team, you’ll coordinate with client team, platform service teams, and 3rd parties to help Twitter deliver cutting edge media experiences.
Who You Are: A software engineer with experience building reliable, highly-scaled distributed systems. You love mentoring junior engineers, collaborating with product management, and building rock-solid, maintainable, testable code.
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or similar technical field
3+ years experience developing large scale distributed systems
Strong software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
Experience with Digital Video technologies (e.g Video Encoding, Adaptive Streaming, Image Processing)
Experience with Scala and/or C++
Engineering Hiring Process
Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.
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.
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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