Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

At Twilio, our mission is to power the future of communications. The Twilio Contacts Team is looking for a passionate Software Engineer who is excited at the opportunity to join a world-class Contacts Platform and solve some of the hardest engineering problems at Twilio. The centralized Contacts Platform is tasked to take the future of communications to a significantly powerful next level by strengthening the contacts inventory.

Who?

Twilio is looking for Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) who lives the Twilio Magic and has:

  • Experience in two or more of the following languages:  C, C++, Go, Java, C#, Perl, or Python
  • Experience in building software, tests, code review etc.
  • Experience building APIs and data delivery mechanisms for applications such as web dashboards, alerting & health systems, mobile applications, and third party integrations
  • Experience working on AWS stack (Terraform, EC2, RDS, SQS, Route 53, S3, Kinesis etc)  and IaaS 
  • Experience with relational, non-relational, and time-series data stores
  • Experience in database development (relational or NoSql)
  • Ability to design and manage CI / CD pipelines (Jenkins, Buildkite etc.)
  • Advanced ability to craft clear and concise documentation

What?

As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will live the Twilio Magic values:

  • BE INCLUSIVE, EMPOWER OTHERS: Work in a small, high-impact, diverse team.
  • DRAW THE OWL: Collaborate with the team to tackle complex problems in distributed computing
  • BE AN OWNER: Build and operate your team's services in a distributed production environment in the DevOps model; Ensure quality by writing unit, integration, and load tests.
  • DON’T SETTLE, RUTHLESSLY PRIORITIZE: Constantly look for areas of improvement in processes, system and optimize. Be an advocate for balancing tech debt and feature development
  • Design and implement various initiatives, scalable infrastructure solutions that meet Twilio’s high scalability & performance needs
  • Perform detailed and thoughtful peer code reviews
  • Help building Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery on managed AWS services
  • Develop monitoring & alerting solutions that keeps our system’s health in check
  • Internalize the set of good habits (Development techniques, Test Driven Development, Security, Tech debt balance, Agile discipline etc.) that drives high-end engineering excellence

Why?

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. Twilio's Contacts team is responsible for providing and managing Customer’s contacts and services that power the Programmable Communications Cloud and Engagement Cloud products. We do this by ensuring our data pipelines remain healthy, provides the coverage and capabilities customers require and operates in a cost-efficient manner.

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. Come join us.

Where?

This position will be located in our beautiful and well-designed office at Redwood City, California. You will enjoy our incredible perks: Thrice a week lunch, fully-stocked kitchen with a variety of snacks and beverages. We offer true ownership of your own work, great salary package, Twilio RSUs (stock, NYSE: TWLO), mobile phone and gym reimbursement, monthly mobile expense coverage, monthly health expense coverage, on-boarding training in San Francisco etc. We also offer relocation help for you and your family if needed.

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. 

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.

 

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