Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

Phone Numbers sit in the center of Twilio, powering nearly all products.  We're proud to have our Phone Numbers Product drive industry direction through breadth, depth and innovation.  We're looking for a front-end engineer to join us as we begin the next stage of Phone Numbers at Twilio, pushing forward the entire industry in the process.

Front-end engineers at Twilio are responsible for creating compelling experiences for developers and operators alike.  You will work closely with Product and Design and be responsible for usability considerations as well as implementation of modern Web experiences available through our Console.  

The experiences you build will be relied upon by all of Twilio's customers on a daily basis, and you will continually expand and refine the experience to meet customers’ changing needs.  

Come join us as we (re)-invent the future of Phone Numbers.

Who?

  • You have significant experience with the modern Web stack: notably React and Node.js.  If you've worked with other frameworks (like vue or ember) that's a plus as well.
  • You are well versed (and opinionated) on what makes a good REST API.  You've driven development in one of the following stacks: Node.js, PHP, Python or Java.
  • You have experience with large systems and complex code bases as well as source code control systems such as Github.
  • You have strong cross-team communication and collaboration skills.
  • You are curious, collaborative, humble and are a Doer.
  • You have experience building and supporting mission critical user-facing systems.
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) or 4 years of experience with software development lifecycle and processes.

What?

  • At Twilio product roadmaps are a team sport, so you will work directly with Product and Engineering Management to define, architect, and build experiences.  Engineers own production services end-to-end, so you will be deploying multiple times a week as part of an Agile process.
  • Lead new projects from concept through launch.  Collaborate with Product Managers to produce wireframe mock-up’s.  Then lead usability workshops to refine workflows, get buy in, and progress to implementation.
  • Ensure proper instrumentation to track user behavior, as well as produce automated tests using tools such as Selenium.
  • Influence cross team initiatives and mentor junior engineers.
  • Provide thoughtful and thorough code reviews with constructive feedback and collaboration.
  • Truly own the product you work on.  Be responsible for SLA, incident resolution, customer feedback and participate in blameless post-mortems to make our products better.


Why?

Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications.  We do that by focusing relentlessly on building the most robust, programmable, customer-centric communications platform on the planet.  Phone Numbers is at the core of nearly all we do and you'll have a front row seat as we build the future.

Twilio is truly unique; we are a company committed to your growth, learning, development and your entire employee experience.  We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We invest in internal hack-a-thons, allowing our engineers to dedicate two weeks every year to tackle any challenge they see fit.  We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio. Come join us.

Where?

This position is located in our beautiful office at 375 Beale Street in San Francisco.  You should expect the normal perks: catered meals, snacks, game room, ergonomic desks, etc.  You will also get to experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life (we know this is a marathon not a sprint!); that builds an inclusive culture where we want all of our people to be comfortable and thrive.  We seek out people who live by our values, who are challenged by problems, empower others to thrive, people who can draw the owl and not be beholden to one playbook.

About us:

More than 2 million developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, and video by virtualizing the world’s telecommunications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications. By making communications a part of every software developer's toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers. Founded in 2008, Twilio has over 1,000 employees, with headquarters in San Francisco and other offices in Berlin, Bogotá, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Mountain View, Munich, New York City, Prague, Singapore and Tallinn.

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