Staff Software Engineer (Future Opportunities)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Please note: This job posting is not for immediate hire but rather an opportunity to submit an application for future consideration.

Twitter promotes and protects the public conversation. Twitter is the town square of the internet. At Twitter, we work with one goal in mind: to improve Twitter for our customers, partners, and the people who use it across the world. Brand safety is only possible when human safety is the top priority – This mindset is what drives us forward.

Job Description


  • Lead complex and diverse work, projects, and programs that positively impact multiple teams;
  • Plan and deliver projects that provide significant impact to multiple teams/services;
  • Set your own goals and priorities, making adjustments as necessary for the best results;
  • Provide solutions as a partner within your function. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience in software engineering;
  • Strong background in computer science fundamentals, such as data structures and algorithms;
  • Experience in building and operating distributed systems;
  • Strong design and architecture skills;
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting;
  • We believe that leadership comes from everywhere, and it's important that our Senior Developers have the skills to lead complex projects successfully within a large scale organization;
  • Prior experience working with teams across engineering and product management to build features that affect millions of users daily.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior leadership experience as technical lead/architect;
  • Proactive external code contributor on public forms.

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 other status or characteristic protected by, state, or local laws.

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

Twitter provides reasonable accommodations during the recruitment and hiring process upon request. Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially. To request an accommodation, please contact [email protected].

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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