Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio is growing rapidly and seeking a Software Engineer to be part of a team of talented engineers who build and operate relational datastore services for our mail pipeline. We do this leveraging technologies like MySQL, Chef, haproxy, etc. We are looking to grow the team to help support our existing offering while expanding to support relational datastores in Kubernetes and hope you’re the right individual to join us.

Who?

Twilio is looking for an engineer who lives the Twilio Magic.  They also have:

  • 2+ years of experience in your craft with demonstrated skill progression
  • Previous exposure to DevOps methodologies
  • Proficiency in MySQL or PostgreSQL data stores
  • Understanding of Agile processes (previous experience a plus)
  • Familiarity with Chef or similar automation tools
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes or similar orchestration platforms (previous experience a plus)
  • Coding experience (Golang a plus)
  • Listen, present, and question effectively
  • A tenacious learner, curious and constantly pushing the boundary of what is possible
  • A highly effective collaborator, you work with your team towards common goals
  • Self Driven; take complete ownership of your tasks and champion efforts to get your tasks to completion
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar experience

 

What?

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

  • EMPOWER OTHERS: Develop tools to deploy, configure, and operate relational databases in a large-scale environment
  • WEAR THE CUSTOMER’S  SHOES: Help resolve technical issues/blockers as a developer on the team
  • BE AN OWNER: Perform thorough and thoughtful code reviews to help maintain high standard of code quality
  • EMPOWER OTHERS: Work with teams across the company to troubleshoot/determine resolution for complex issues
  • DRAW THE OWL: Be creative, take your own initiative and solve some of our most challenging problems
  • EMPOWER OTHERS: Promote a DevOps culture that is driving massively scalable, highly reliable, resilient services in a fast growing customer and engineering focused company

 

Why?

The DB Ops team is central to Twilio Sendgrid’s data solutions and their continued evolution. We work in concert with engineering teams across Twilio Sendgrid’s Email Platform to provide tools which allow for smooth operation of data stores supporting customer facing applications, allowing our customers to send 4 billion emails a day.

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?

We employ diverse talent from all over the world and we believe great work can be done anywhere. Around the world, Twilio offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your loved ones. No matter where you are based, you will experience 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 that empowers everyone to do their best work 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.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Twilio's reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado. Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well. 

Salary:

Denver/Boulder Metro:

Salary Range: $90,752.00 - $124,784.00

Rest of Colorado:

Salary Range: $79,408.00 - $109,186.00

Sales Commission: Additionally, this role is eligible to earn commissions and eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

Non Sales: Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

An overview of Twilio’s benefits offered is listed below:

Twilio is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides support needed for you and your loved ones. It’s likely that you don’t think about benefits every day; however, they are an important component of your total compensation, and we want you to understand the options available to you so that you can make the most of your benefit dollars.  At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits, which Twilio reserves the right to modify at any time for any reason in accordance with applicable law:

Healthcare Insurance and Leave

  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision 
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Leave programs for all of life’s moments: maternity, parental/bonding, as well medical leave to care for yourself or a loved one

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match

Reimbursement Programs & Stipends

  • $65 per month work-from-home stipend
  • Up to $50 per month for wellness expenses and activities
  • Up to $30 per month to use towards books/eBooks

 

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