Network Engineer II

  • Full-time

Company Description

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

Job Description

Who We Are

Twitter's Network Operations team handles a dynamic, constantly growing, and evolving global network that provides a reliable, high-performance, and secure network behind one of the few products in the world that touches over 1 billion people.

Who You Are

You are a Network Engineer who is proficient with the fundamentals, and eager to grow your skills on a global network. You're a motivated pragmatic thinker, eager to get the job done while finding a balance between shipping and quality with a:

  • Basic understand of break/fix operations 

  • Intermediate understanding of network fundamentals

  • Intermediate understanding of load balancing strategies

  • Working knowledge of at least one internal routing protocol, its configuration and day to day operation

  • Working knowledge BGP

  • Working knowledge of backbone and datacenter networks

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP

  • Strong documentation and communication skill set

  • Technical project management mindset

What You’ll Do


  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of tooling, automation, and operational procedures

  • Network troubleshooting and fault analysis; hardware troubleshooting and repair

  • Trouble ticket generation and response; carrier interface and escalations

  • Liaise with third parties and Site-Ops to fix and resolve issues

  • Creation and execution of scheduled changes, process & documentation

  • Participate in a 24x7 call-out rotation

  • Software/firmware installation

  • Monitor, manage and respond to network-based alerts


  • Familiarity with any of the following:

    • Multiple networking vendors

    • Load balancing

    • Network security

    • Scripting and automation of network operations activities

Additional Information

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

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