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Software Architect
Data Platform, Remote
Posted on 8/11/2022
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
Data Analysis
  • Lead Twilio's schema design and architecture for Data Platform
  • Provide guidance and direction to the Data Platform organization as well as data producers leveraging the data platform on how to design and model their schema, services, streaming systems
  • Lead our architecture design for building, deploying our systems at Petabyte scale with Trillions of events/week
  • Continuously reduce human involvement in schema management and updates. Reduce the amount of time for schema updates and changes to be deployed while also reducing customer impact
  • Collaborate on roadmaps with Product Managers, other Architects, and Tech Leads to ensure the team has clear direction and priorities
  • Act as an ambassador for Twilio, recruiting and motivating top talent
  • You are an expert in schema design and data architecture, distributed processing and event driven services architecture
  • You have a track record of designing and implementing schema and data architecture that scales to Petabyte levels with real-time latency for specific use cases (<50ms)
  • You have deep expertise in Data Brokerage, Long Term Storage and Data Processing systems. This includes Avro, S3 (or HDFS), Spark,Kafka, Spark Streaming, Flink, Pulsar or Kafka alternatives, Elasticsearch, event driven architecture, micro-services etc
  • You are an expert and hands-on understanding of fault-tolerant systems and multi-datacenter / cloud architectures
  • You are passionate about engineering hygiene and operational excellence. You have the know-how to build an engineering organization that delivers it
  • You are a strategic thinker as it relates to scale and removing humans from the loop. You thrive when operating in broad scope, from conception through continuous operation of 24x7 services to defined SLA's
  • You distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans. You can lead both engineering and management
  • Bachelors/Masters degree or equivalent experience required, 10+ years of experience

5,001-10,000 employees

Customer engagement platform & developer of communications APIs
Company Overview
Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. By making communications a part of every software developer's toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.
  • Vacation: Twilio offers generous annual time off in all countries for you to enjoy.
  • Healthcare: We are dedicated to helping our employees live longer and healthier lives through comprehensive health programs.
  • Retirement: Twilio cares about your retirement! We offer programs to help our employees plan for their retirement needs.
  • Family leave: At Twilio we recognize the importance of family. We offer generous maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves, as well as family medical care leave.
  • Earn your stripes: Build and present a Twilio app to earn your Twilio track jacket and receive $30 per month for e‑books for continued learning and education.
  • Catered meals: We provide a variety of snacks, drinks, and catered meals in each of our locations.
Company Core Values
  • Build a more‑connected world
  • Be great, do good, scale fast
  • The work of our lives