Twitter is one of the largest and most popular platforms in the world. Our code operates at massive scale and speed, serving billions of requests per day, connecting hundreds of millions of active Twitter users to real-time information about their lives and the world we live in.
At Twitter, we believe that good system designs require collaboration so that the end result is simple yet sophisticated. We promote openness by contributing to open source and sharing our data through Twitter’s API (learn more here - https://dev.twitter.com/ads/overview). Our technology stack is mainly based on Scala and Java on the backend, with our data analytics systems built on Heron and Hadoop.
In this role you are focusing on building large-scale platform products on top of the ads infrastructure. This will be a highly visible role with a large impact on Twitter! You will work with full stack engineers to build the successful end-to-end product, and work with data engineers/researchers to build a scalable platform.
Who You Are:
You are a proven engineer. Strong technically, you have shown that you can work effectively with product managers, designers and other engineering teams
You have a fierce sense of ownership, caring deeply about the quality of everything that you deliver
You love the challenge of engineering, and are confident in your ability to bring clarity and direction to ambiguous problem spaces
You work well in a fast paced environment while deeply investing in long term quality and efficiency
6+ years experience developing large scale distributed systems
Fluent in Java, Scala, or any other JVM-based languages
Strong software engineering practices (e.g. coding, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
Demonstrated ability to mentor other software engineers
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or similar technical field
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.
San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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