Because you belong at Twilio.

The Who, What, Why and Where

 

Twilio is growing rapidly and seeking a Principal Software Engineer to be a key member of the Risk Platform Engineering Team in Bangalore, India. You will be joining one of the first teams of engineers in our new Bangalore office, with an opportunity to help define our technical and team culture in India. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, embody a growth mindset, collaborate effectively, can mentor junior engineers and operate highly resilient services.

 

Who?

Twilio is looking for a strong technical engineer who lives the Twilio Magic and has a demonstrated track record of shipping high-quality software.  They also have:

  • A Masters or Bachelors degree required.
  • 10+ years of experience developing highly-available web applications or distributed systems in Scala/Java, Python.
  • Experience developing RESTful services.
  • Experience with streaming systems such as Kafka, Flink, Spark
  • Proficient with at least one Python/Java/Javascript web frameworks like Flask, Django, React.
  • Hands-on experience with SQL/NoSQL databases and caches.
  • Experience developing products on AWS or Google Cloud Services.
  • Strong expertise in troubleshooting complex production issues. 
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
  • Experience automating CI/CD pipelines.
  • Expertise in configuration management for deploying, configuring, and managing servers and systems.
  • Strong belief in automation over toil. 

 

What?

As a Principal Software Engineer:

  • Work with a small and collaborative team, whiteboarding ideas, building APIs, products used to protect Twilio and its customers, as well save significant revenue loss while contributing to customer engagement and consumer trust.
  • Help more junior developers by mentoring them, providing guidance, and positively influencing their careers.Work on full-stack development of platform tools and web services.
  • Write unit tests and functional tests in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Manage highly critical risk platform tools and vendor applications in the cloud.
  • Own reliability for the team’s services and participate in an on-call rotation.
  • Should be able to adapt to prioritizing multiple issues in a high-pressure environment.
  • Should be able to understand complex architectures and be comfortable working with multiple teams.
  • Ability to conduct performance analysis, capacity management and troubleshoot large scale distributed systems.

 

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.

 

The Platform Engineering Team is central to Twilio's continued growth. Our mission is to provide every engineer at Twilio with the DevOps APIs and tools that they need to successfully build fast, reliable and ship quality features on top of our platform. Engineering in Platform means understanding the demands of Twilio’s entire R&D team; engineering our services beyond the scaling and performance challenges we face; driving Twilio to new heights of scale.

 

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 have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio.

Where?

 

This position will be located in our office in Bangalore, India. You will enjoy our office perks: catered meals, snacks, game room, ergonomic desks, massages, bi-weekly All Hands and more. What you will also get to experience is a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience,  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.



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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