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Join the team as our next Software Engineer (L2) - Data Platform

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we're headquartered in San Francisco, we're on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we're looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

About the job

Twilio’s Data Platform processes billions of records per day and operates at the petabyte scale. Our engineers take care of a wide variety of data technologies, distributed systems, and design considerations to provide data as a platform to the rest of Twilio Engineering. The team runs hundreds of Kafka, Elasticsearch, Kudu and Spark nodes spread across many clusters, environments and regions and is an integral component to many of Twilio’s core products. 

We’re looking for engineers to help us scale and provide rock-solid service on our critical data infrastructure, design our customer-facing APIs, and craft the ecosystem of how Twilio thinks about data engineering at large. 

Developing low latency, highly available, globally distributed services platform that is used by over a dozen products with millions of events per minute. 

Developing secure and resilient customer facing APIs

Leveraging open source data technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, Kafka and S3

Owning and operating production services in AWS cloud infrastructure using tools like Datadog and Rollbar

Bachelor's degree in a computer science or related field is a minimum requirement.

Responsibilities

In this role, you’ll:

  • Own the development of data products, services and tools, in Java, Scala and Python, implement best practices.
  • Drive quality by writing unit tests, functional tests and performance tests in a continuous delivery environment.
  • Break down requirements, estimate tasks to ensure high quality work you're doing.
  • Support development operations, building, releasing and assisting with team on-call. Teams will be small and empowered so that you can adapt quickly and ship to production multiple times in a 2-week sprint.
  • Collaborate with other teams and work cross-functionally for product launches.

Qualifications 

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having “desired” qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required:

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

  • Developing low latency, highly available, globally distributed services platform that is used by over a dozen products with millions of events per minute. 
  • Developing secure and resilient customer facing APIs
  • Using open source data technologies such as Elasticsearch, Spark, Kafka and S3
  • Owning and operating production services in AWS cloud infrastructure using tools like Datadog and Rollbar
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science or related field is a minimum requirement.

Desired:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to influence and build effective working relationships with all levels of the organization.

Location 

This role will be US - Remote.  

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to tackle problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

So, if you're ready to fuel your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

If this role isn't what you're looking for, please consider other open positions.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, equal opportunity factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. This role is also eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. This role is also eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.

*Please note this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well. The information below is provided for those hired in Colorado only.

Colorado applicants: 

  • The estimated pay range for this role, based in Colorado, is $100,000 - $130,000.
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. This role is also eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.

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