Engineering Manager - Creation & Content

  • Full-time

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now. From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, see every side of the story. Join the open conversation, and collaborate with creative and curious people across the globe.

“The whole world is watching Twitter. You don't go a day without hearing about Twitter, how it’s used as the fastest way to send a message to the world in an instant, how it carries some of the most important commentary and conversations, how it mobilizes people into action. That's powerful, it's valuable, it's fundamental.” - Jack Dorsey

Job Description

We bring the features of Twitter to Android, iOS and Web. This team impacts hundreds of millions of users, which brings with it interesting product and technical challenges at that scale. We keep development lightweight and agile, make data-driven decisions, and release with high quality and velocity. Come be a part of our team!

Who We Are:

Our teams love using the latest web and mobile technologies for all features on Twitter, such as Tweets, Fleets, DMs, LIVE, Spaces, and more. We build rich experiences that create new forms of content and improve the mechanics and comprehension of conversations on Twitter.

On the client team you have the opportunity to have significant ownership and impact over major user-facing features that hundreds of millions of people love to use.

What You'll Do:

We believe passion and personality matter. As such, we need someone who can lead diverse, smart, and driven engineers while balancing personnel challenges with business requirements. As an Engineering Manager you will:

  • Mentor the professional development of each direct report through personal and performance management.

  • Build and foster a team culture that is positive, encouraging, inclusive, and engaging.

  • Be an ambitious source of engineering talent and be comfortable closing candidates

  • Give engineers the tools, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently which enables them to develop and perform as highly as possible

Our ultimate goal is to ‘ship it ’, so it’s imperative that the engineering manager:

  • Owns the group’s technical strategy and roadmap and creates success metrics in close collaboration with other Engineering and Product Managers.

  • Brings a strong perspective that inspires new ideas and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to sophisticated problems.

  • Works with tech leads and senior engineers to capture requirements, gut checks new feature proposals and large improvements.

  • Has the technical capacity to partner with tech leads and is comfortable diving into the fray to help drive resolution in the case of bad incidents.

Who You Are:

A successful engineering manager will communicate fearlessly to build trust. We need leaders who take active roles in shaping the future of Twitter engineering while embodying our core values. 

  • You foster strong cross-functional collaboration with Backend, Product, Design, Research, and Data Science to develop high-quality, focused products (and inspire your team to independently initiate this same collaboration).

  • You seek diverse perspectives to drive innovation and create buy-in from all technical stakeholders inside and outside the team.

  • You are experienced with software engineering best practices and bring a disciplined approach to testing and driving reductions in technical debt.

  • You ensure the team fully understands the goals and objectives of Twitter as a company and how their work fits into the bigger picture.

  • You have experience leading engineers at all levels and you’re skilled at coaching and guiding your directs through their career development.

  • You are customer focused, with ability to offer input on high level solutions to customer problems that helps drive product roadmap.


  • B.S. or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent, with 5+ years of industry experience

  • 2+ years of experience managing software engineering teams

  • Previously managed a team of 4-8 engineers with responsibility for mobile or web client

Additional Information

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Notice (Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act)

The expected salary range for this role to be performed in Colorado is USD$167,000.00 - USD$234,000.00. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Performance Bonus Plan and Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter's benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.

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