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Staff – Backend Software Engineer
Posted on 10/28/2022
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
Google Cloud Platform
  • At least 8 years of hands-on engineering experience on backend systems
  • 3+ years of lead experience in crafting and implementing fault-tolerant, data-intensive services
  • Experience with AWS, GCP or other public cloud infrastructure platforms
  • Extensive experience with REST API design and implementation
  • Experience with production OLTP, caching and event log systems such as PostgresSQL, Redis and Kafka
  • Experience implementing modern automated testing and CI/CD pipelines
  • Champion of good engineering habits: development and test techniques, security, automation
  • Experience working with distributed data and event streaming platforms like EMR, Spark, Kafka, Kinesis
  • Strong technical and leadership chops including leading technical decisions for your team and influence technical decisions across your functional domains on large scale projects
  • Shown experience leading initiatives/projects that carry out operational reliability factors such as monitoring, performance and capacity planning, security, and disaster response
  • Strong experience with one or more of following languages - Golang, TypeScript, Python, Java
  • Lead design & implementation of sophisticated backend billing, provisioning and usage systems in collaboration with team members
  • Work with cross functional teams to build solutions in order to address struggles faced by Revenue, Accounting, Sales and Support teams to ensure excellent customer experience
  • Operates at a team level, helping team work expeditiously through blockers and orchestrating resolutions
  • Mentoring junior engineers and building strong mentor relationship attributing to mentee's career growth
  • Evaluate and analyze new technology for feasibility, impact and viability
  • Actively participate in design, code review, backlog grooming. Works with peers to meet team's commitments
  • Based in Colorado: $160,080 - $200,100
  • Based in New York or Washington State: $169,520 - $211,900
  • Based in the San Francisco Bay area, California: $188,320 - $235,400
  • This role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan and the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with billing and payments systems
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related industry experience
  • On call experience debugging critically important systems
  • Experience with container based deployments using Kubernetes or AWS EKS

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