Twitter

Software Engineer II, Backend, Health as a Service

Twitter

April 15, 2021

Company Description

At Twitter, we consider it our responsibility to foster a healthy public conversation, inclusive and open to everyone in the world who wants to join.

Are you an empathetic engineering leader who’s passionate about building systems that touch the Twitter product end-to-end while improving the quality of the experience for hundreds of millions of users daily? If so, then come join us. Health is Twitter’s top priority, and we need your help!
Job Description

Are you an engineer who’s passionate about defending online users against abuse, spam, and manipulation? Will you be proud to work on real-time, scalable systems to launch new product lines with integrity? If so, you should join us. Health is Twitter’s top priority, and we need your help!

Who We Are
At Twitter, we consider it our responsibility to foster a healthy public conversation, inclusive and open to everyone in the world who wants to join.
The mission of the Health organization at Twitter is to maximize safety and minimize societal & individual harm for everyone. This aligns with our company's #1 priority: growing the collective health, openness, and civility of public conversation.
As part of the Health org, our team enables Twitter to launch new products at a lightening speed, with Health capabilities out of the box. A recent example being the Fleets launch on Twitter. We embody automation in every aspect of our processes, and enable velocity (not just speed) when launching Twitter products.
We emphasize collaboration and building consensus with our partner product teams. We are responsible for onboarding Health across our existing and upcoming product lines.
Qualifications

What You’ll Do

Here are some examples of what you’ll find yourself doing daily:

  • Directly contribute to the design and code of our platform!

  • Improve approaches to efficiently handle ever-increasing use cases of product surface areas that need Health. Inform product roadmaps and designs for partner teams to enable easy integration.

  • Lead end-to-end design and implementation of common components that accelerate our ability to onboard new products with Health reporting & detection capabilities

  • Maintain low latency and high success rate of the platform, which directly impacts user experience and our engineering velocity

  • Continuously evaluate team’s processes to maintain a positive and efficient engineering culture

Who You Are

  • You have experience in working with distributed systems in a production setting.

  • You are familiar with the best practices of system and online service design - e.g. monitoring and observability, making informed performance trade-offs, maintainability and extensibility, etc.

  • You are adaptable, a quick learner who can see beyond team boundaries and unafraid of making substantial changes in new & existing systems.

  • You are interested in working closely with a diverse, multi-functional team: you can empathize with end customers and turn your instincts & their requirements into concrete projects & platform features.

  • You follow standard software engineering methodology, e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation.

  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and interact effectively with others.

  • You ground your decisions with data and reasoning and can adapt to new information to make informed choices.

  • You bring thoughtful perspectives, empathy, creativity, and a positive attitude to solve problems at scale.

  • You’re willing to be mentored and to mentor others.

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, 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