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Staff, Software Engineer (L4)
Posted on 4/23/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
AWS
Development Operations (DevOps)
Docker
Java
Leadership
Linux/Unix
Management
Scala
Python
Requirements
  • To comply with Executive Order 14042, all Twilio employees working in the U.S. are required to submit proof of vaccination for COVID-19 unless they qualify for a medical or religious accommodation / exemption. Employees onboarded after January 4, 2022 must submit proof of vaccination or receive approval for an exemption prior to their Twilio start date
  • 7+ years of work experience building highly scalable products
  • Strong experience with Java, Scala or Python
  • Strong experience building scalable software systems and strong background in distributed systems, infrastructure, business logic for APIs or tooling to help debug mission critical applications
  • Experience building and debugging high traffic messaging applications
  • Excellent experience debugging and scaling production infrastructure and services
  • Experience with Linux and Docker
  • Understanding of AWS infrastructure or similar public cloud providers
  • A tenacity for learning - curious, and constantly pushing the boundary of what is possible
  • Mentored and led a team of engineers executing medium to large scale projects
  • Pioneered and established engineering best practices throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Strong technical and leadership chops - Led technical decisions for your team and influenced technical decisions across your functional domains. Led initiatives/projects that enforce operational reliability factors such as monitoring, performance and capacity planning, security, and disaster response
  • Strategic thinker and thrive operating in broad scope, from conception through continuous operation of 24x7 services. As a pragmatist, able to distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team. Thrive on solving complex problems, and has the aptitude to navigate uncharted waters
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience
Responsibilities
  • WRITE IT DOWN: Document technology decisions and implementations, and support epic and story refinement
  • DRAW THE OWL: Identify opportunities for improvement across both technology and process. Use your foresight and experience to keep our systems effectively running now and in the future through profiling, load testing, failure testing, monitoring and much more to have confidence in the robustness of the systems we deploy
  • BE INCLUSIVE: Collaborate to support strong team results and build effective working relationships
  • RUTHLESSLY PRIORITIZE: Exhibit good priority and time management skills to support sprint commitments
  • BE AN OWNER & BE BOLD: Lead or assist in all aspects of technology decisions, including strategy, efficiencies, open source offerings, and integration details. Champion meticulous, high quality engineering and be a role model for software development habits and practices for distributed systems
  • EMPOWER OTHERS: Interact extensively across all functional teams within Twilio and encourage collaborative solutions
  • NO SHENANIGANS: Ensure the consistent exercise of appropriate judgment and transparency in all your communications and interactions. Use your advanced engineering, communication and organizational skills to ensure we deliver what the business wants and needs
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building and managing Devops infrastructure
  • A+ level debugging skills on production systems
  • On call experience debugging mission critical systems
  • Experience with billing and payments systems
Twilio

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.
Benefits
  • 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 Values
  • Build a more‑connected world
  • Be great, do good, scale fast
  • The work of our lives