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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 is looking for a Staff Software Engineer (L4) for our Identity Platform Team in Bangalore, India. You will be responsible for helping to build IAM products and features our customers will love. You will play a key role in defining our technical and team culture in India. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, who drives excellence, is ready to jump into a variety of technologies and languages and is able to coordinate and collaborate with other teams, as well as mentor other engineers in the team.


  • As a Staff Engineer (L4) you will

    • Own and operate, high-scale cloud based systems and services.
    • Take end-to-end ownership of the design and implementation of core product functionality and key technical initiatives.
    • Collaborate with Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers.
    • Manage your work through the use of Github, Jira, and our build/deploy systems.
    • Be a great team player and help us maintain our positive culture.
    • Mentor Junior members of the team.
    • Solve complex IAM related technical challenges.
    • Coordinate with teams in other time-zones.


  • You have 7+ years of experience building resilient, high-throughput services and distributed systems using Java.
  • Expert-level technical knowledge : Java, OOP, system architecture and RESTful APIs and related frameworks.
  • You are comfortable with asynchronous and multi-threaded concepts.
  • You have experience with technologies like MySQL, Cassandra, Kafka, Redis, Memcached.
  • You know that the code you ship is only as dependable and predictable as the tests you write.
  • You have experience troubleshooting complex production issues.
  • You love to make an impact and thrive in small, collaborative, energetic teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science related field is a minimum requirement.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with IAM protocols such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SCIM
  • Experience with security fundamentals like encryption, message signing and verification
  • Experience with JWTs


This role will be based in our Bengaluru, India office. 

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 solve 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 unleash 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.

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