Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio is growing rapidly and seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help executing our SMS strategy. This role will be part of the team defining the requirements, implementing and operating core software that is responsible for delivering every SMS going through the Twilio platform. Reporting to the engineering manager in the SMS Engineering team this position is critical in supporting the Twilio’s growth efforts.


Twilio is looking for an software engineer with a demonstrated track record of software delivery.

  • 5 years of experience in software engineering;
  • Excellent knowledge of JVM or .NET based languages;
  • Experience with SQL (preferably MySQL or MSSQL, Oracle, Postgres)
  • Understanding of cloud services and running software in cloud;
  • Experience in writing and consuming backend services;
  • Higher education (BSc+ or similar) in software or electrical engineering.


As Senior Software Engineer, you will:

  • Gather requirements and design services;
  • Implement them according to requirements in Java;
  • Build test suites to validate them in different environments;
  • Deploy and maintain them in our AWS infrastructure;
  • Be needed to travel 1-2 times a year to our other offices.


The SMS Engineering team is central to one of the major products Twilio is offering. We are responsible for delivering customer messages reliably to 120 countries, working together with other engineering and product teams powering the future of communications. Twilio’s SMS is used globally by variety of use-cases from customer notifications to critical communications saving lives in countries without better infrastructure.

Twilio is a company that is empowering the world’s developers with modern communication in order to build better applications. Twilio is truly unique; we are a company committed to your growth, your learning, your 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 weeks dedicated to tackling hard problems and creating your own ideas. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio. 


This position will be located in our new beautiful and well designed office at Veerenni 38 in Tallinn or in Tartu (remotely). You will enjoy our incredible perks: monthly breakfast, twice a week lunch, dinner during our bi-weekly global All Hands and a fully-stocked kitchen with a variety of snacks and beverages. We have many team building events weekly, monthly and of course annual summer days. But what you will also get to experience is a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life, that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves. We seek people who naturally demonstrate our values, who are challenged by problems, empower others to thrive, people who can draw the owl and not be beholden to one playbook. You want to experience all of this with the best people? Join our team!

About us:

Millions of 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, video and email by virtualizing the world’s communications 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.

Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

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