Company Description Who We Are:
Our mission is to enable rapid product iteration at the Twitter scale through powerful generic building blocks, flexible abstractions, and self-service tooling!
The Core Service teams provide interfaces and tools that make it easy to build on top of Twitter data and core Twitter objects (such as Tweets and Users) while minimizing operational concerns and ensuring user privacy.
Our application infrastructure is critical to the product and must be highly reliable and scale to millions of requests per second.
Working together on building and operating our own high-scale systems is a rare and exciting challenge! We are a tightly-knit and supportive group that loves working together, and we are looking for outstanding additions to our flock. Job Description What You’ll Do:
Lead a diverse geographically distributed team of engineers in Core Services
Drive the team’s technical strategy and roadmap – crafting success metrics in close collaboration with your peers across the company
Bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to hard problems
Collaborate with many engineering teams, product management, and other functions to develop best-in-class solutions
Develop and sustain a high-performing team
At Twitter, you can have a truly global impact. Qualifications We're looking for someone who:
possesses excellent communication skills
is an excellent problem solver
has empathy for internal customers
has a track record of delivering new products and iteratively improving them over time
has experience with API design, distributed systems, and microservice architecture
is able to partner effectively with engineers and is a magnet for engineering talent
is an experienced mentor and coach
is adept at building organizational alignment
is a strong advocate of software engineering best practices
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing a team of 5 or more software engineers
Has worked as a software engineer
BA/BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Additional Information 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 status, 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.