Software Engineer (Systems) - Consumer Product
Who We Are:
Our Infrastructure engineering teams are responsible for the services and infrastructure that connect hundreds of millions of active Twitter users to real-time information about what’s relevant in their lives and the world we live in. Apart of 'Consumer Product' we work on the core features of twitter.com... think of timelines, tweets, search, trends, notifications, tweet details/permalink, and more! And we’re responsible for creating value from all of the data created and operating our services at massive speed and scale. If working with real time data and services excite you, and you’re looking to work for one of the very few companies in the world that operates at this kind of scale and speed, we’d love to chat with you!
We're hiring for the following teams:
- Onboarding - Helping new and existing users understand the value of Twitter. We work on user facing experiences like sign up flow and algorithms to recommend the best accounts to follow.
- Search Quality - Responsible for all real-time search on Twitter whether that’s for tweets, users, news, or videos.
- Recommendations - Combining real time relevance, richer timelines, and recommendations, to put the most interesting content in front of the user at all times.
- Abuse - Through a mix of user-facing features and automated detection, we work to make Twitter a safe platform for everyone to share their views with the world.
What You’ll Do:
As a software engineer at Twitter, you will help us build, scale and maintain these systems, all of which have a direct impact on the lives of our users and the success of our business.
Who You Are:
You will build and maintain high-performance, scalable systems
You will improve the reliability and efficiency of Twitter's core systems
You will support Twitter’s internal APIs and user-facing products
You will develop elegant solutions to complex problems
Code using Java, C/C++, Scala
Extensive experience with backend infrastructure, distributed systems, performance analysis, and/or large-scale data processing
Experience with standard software engineering methodology (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation). Strong algorithms and data structures background
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Desired (not required):
Experience designing fault-tolerant distributed systems in a service-oriented architecture
Experience with Hadoop or other MapReduce-based architectures
Experience with Cassandra, Redis, Memcached or MySQL
Contributions to the open-source community
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
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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