Twitter

Staff Software Engineer (Backend), MAP Eng

Twitter

April 21, 2021

Company Description
Whether you're launching a product, promoting your brand story, or jumping into discussions about what matters most, Twitter Ads help you reach your goals. 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.
Are you looking for an opportunity to help us build the new team, lead projects, mentor engineers and take your skills to the next level while having a huge impact? Read on.
Job Description

Who We Are:

Mobile App Promotion team is tasked with dramatically improving the predictability that advertisers can expect from us when wanting to spend on Twitter to drive app installs and re-engagement. Today, this is seemingly random and can vary from day to day. We are responsible for end to end ownership of the system spanning the whole stack. Success will require us to focus on 3 broad areas - stability, performance and scale. Help us define and implement new architecture critical to our growing business.

What You’ll Do:

Mobile App Promotion team is tasked with dramatically improving the predictability that advertisers can expect from us when wanting to spend on Twitter to drive app installs and re-engagement. Today, this is seemingly random and can vary from day to day. We are responsible for end to end ownership of the system spanning the whole stack. Success will require us to focus on 3 broad areas - stability, performance and scale. Help us define and implement new architecture critical to our growing business.
Qualifications

Who You Are:

You are excited to join an incredibly talented and enthusiastic team, which loves to tackle new challenges. You like a dynamic & fun environment, believe in Twitter’s mission in the world, and want to be a core actor in pushing it forward.
If you are an analytical thinker who enjoys complex math problems and algorithm design we would like to talk with you. We look forward to working with people who share our passion for good engineering fundamentals and making decisions grounded in data. We sweat the details.
We’d like to talk to you if:
  • 4+ years industry experience working with confidence on a massive scale, microservice-based tech stack that (required) Scala, Java, Kafka, Hadoop/Scalding, Heron, and Aurora/Mesos.
  • You have a track record of implementing simple, elegant solutions / great products across distributed systems.
  • You’ve demonstrated an ability to excel in whatever you pursue (whether it's work, school, competitions, open source contributions, personal projects, etc.—you've always stood out and succeeded)
  • You have experience with a diverse range of frameworks/technologies, whether through work or side projects, with special interest in batch or streaming data processing technologies

Requirements:
  • You have a sound grasp on OOP concepts, data structures and algorithms.
  • You have a disciplined approach to writing unit and integration tests.
  • You have knowledge of distributed computing architectures.
  • You easily articulate complex concepts in writing and speech.
  • You’re no stranger to microservices.
  • You have operational knowledge of relational and non-relational databases (e.g. MySQL/Postgres and Cassandra/ElasticSearch).
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science

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.