Engineering Manager, Engineering Effectiveness (Development Environment)


March 25, 2021

San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Job Description

Who We Are

Our team builds and improves the interactive environment Twitter engineers use to develop software. We research, develop, operate and support core components of the development environment. We partner with teams that own specific development tools, and help curate the overall interactive development experience. As other teams experiment with the latest and greatest tools, we ensure compatibility with the current development environment and support any needed integration with other core components. We are part of the Engineering Effectiveness organization, which provides the tools and services all engineers at Twitter need to iterate faster, ship high-quality products, and enjoy doing it!
What You’ll Do
Your team will be responsible for the tools and utilities that enable developers to be productive within their environment. You’ll drive the team to come up with creative solutions to improve developer velocity within their local environment as it relates to all phases of the development process and tackle challenges in a breadth of areas such as documentation, library distribution, and tool analytics. As developer productivity challenges arise, your team will be tasked with engineering the appropriate solution to be scaled to all engineers at Twitter.
Who You Are

  • You have significant technical experience and expertise related to software development in Python

  • You have experience improving developer workflows through instrumentation, analysis, optimization and working with internal customers

  • You’ve led projects with and know how to build alignment across a set of cross-functional peers.

  • You are experienced with software engineering methodologies and bring a disciplined approach to testing and driving reductions in technical debt.

  • You have experience leading engineers at all levels and you’re skilled at coaching and guiding your directs through their career development.

  • You have excellent communication skills and can demonstrate having collaborated with tech leads and senior engineers and other disciplines to deliver new products to market and iteratively improve these products over time.

  • You can clearly articulate desired outcomes and empower engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems. You make your arguments based on facts and data, but understand how to value and include intuition in the decision-making process.

  • You have the ability to gather product and business requirements and to gut check new insights and proposals. You have a consistent track record of establishing and driving technical advances.


  • B.S. or Masters in Computer Science with 5+ years of experience

  • 2 years of experience managing software engineering teams or leading cross cutting efforts that span multiple development teams

Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.