Software Engineer, Systems - Analytics Services

San Francisco, CA

Who We are:

Twitter has an unmatched depth and breadth of content, ranging from Sports Events to Politics, from an average person to the most well-known public figures, from small talk to breaking news. We are constantly improving our understanding of what content Twitter users consume, share and create and how we deliver these insights to internal and external partners.

If you dream of building scalable systems that make terabytes of data accessible through simple, programmable interfaces , this job is for you! Join the Pulse team and work with a diverse set of partners in the company including product and media partners, engineers and data scientists.


What You’ll Do:

Your work will influence how we share content insights about people, events, and topics with our partners. In every decision that you influence, you will make our products improve and be more valuable to our customers.


Who You Are:

Your background:

You are highly technical and hands-on but you also enjoy to learn while on the job. You aim to be helpful to your teammates, our customers, partners and the entire organization. You probably have a B.S. or Masters degree in a technical area, but you might have gotten where you are by other routes.

You care about people:

  • You have fundamental respect for all people

  • You are in awe of the ability to understand hundreds of millions of people while respecting their privacy

You are great at:

  • Working with customers, partnership managers and engineers to understand where our team can be helpful

  • Leading and prioritizing projects

  • Mentoring engineers; teaching non-technical customers

  • Transforming complicated problems into simpler, tractable ones

  • Converting user and product needs into simple-to-use systems and APIs

  • Learning new things

Bonus points:

  • Functional programming

  • Data wrangling and analysis skills

  • Web applications development



  • Designing, implementing and maintaining modern systems and application program interfaces (APIs)

  • Writing and reviewing code high-performant, scalable code in Scala or Java

  • Being on-call, fixing bugs, solving problems, often at unconventional schedules

  • Actively look for ways to make life better for your teammates and our customers


Here’s all the legal good stuff: 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, 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.

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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At Twitter, we have a bold aspiration to reach every person on the planet. We believe that goal is more attainable with a team that understands and represents different cultures and backgrounds and 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 legally protected status.

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