Twitter: Software Engineer Language Tools - Engineering Effectiveness
245 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011

Who We Are

Part of Twitter’s Engineering Effectiveness organization , the LANG team is making sure our developers have the tools necessary to produce healthy code. Whether that’s improving our code review tools, identifying flaky tests, enabling language upgrades, or building a new generation of semantic tooling the LANG team is the next step in developer efficiency at Twitter.

What You’ll Do

  • Create tools to support the Scala, Java, Python, JavaScript, C/C++, Objective-C, and Swift development environments.
  • Contribute to a wide array of developer tooling such as compilers, build systems, static and dynamic code analysis systems, code review systems, and code search systems.
  • Integrate the IDE experience with the latest technologies such as the Language Server Protocol (LSP) and Build Server Protocol (BSP).
  • Improve the daily workflow of engineers.
  • Tackle critical large scale software engineering problems presented by working on a mono repo codebase.
  • Optimize compile times.
  • Enable and perform language and library upgrades.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams in a joint effort to tackle customer problems.

Who You Are

  • Willing to embrace and enrich Twitter’s culture of empathy, teamwork and passion. #GrowTogether
  • Have a strong desire for learning and growth.
  • Passionate about improving developer productivity
  • Strive for speed and quality
  • Desire to automate
  • Enjoy interacting with and helping customers
  • Model of software engineering best practices, including agile development, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, debugging, and troubleshooting.
  • Previous experience with Scala, Java, Python, C++, and/or JavaScript.
  • Strong computer science fundamentals, algorithms, and data structures background
  • Bachelors or higher in Computer Science or a related discipline or equivalent experience.

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

 
Full-time