: Software Engineer - Senior Site Reliability Engineer (Consumer)
245 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011

Twitter is looking for a Senior Site Reliability Engineer to support our consumer product engineering teams. SREs supporting these teams will be dedicated to scaling our infrastructure, improving developer productivity, automation and tooling that power impactful features on Twitter, like the Timelines, Notifications, Search, Trends, and so much more.


What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with SWE teams to identify and develop solutions to improve scalability, performance and simplify our platform and processes
  • Advocate for reliability and develop standards across services and teams
  • You will drive standardization efforts across multiple disciplines, systems, software, and teams
  • Maintain production services by measuring and monitoring availability, latency and overall system health
  • Support critical offline big data analytic jobs
  • You will do performance analysis and optimize JVM (Scala) based services


Who You Are

  • You have a solid understanding of systems and application design, including the operational trade-offs of various designs
  • You have a systematic problem-solving approach with a track record of crafting and debugging distributed systems in production
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Be adaptable and able to focus while working with large, complex, and multi-team owned services
  • Can take initiative on tasks and work well in a remote team environment



  • B.S. in computer science or similar field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4+ years of handling services in a large scale distributed environment
  • Demonstrable knowledge of TCP/IP and HTTP
  • Practical knowledge of shell scripting and at least one higher-level language (e.g. Python, Golang, Java or Scala)


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.


By applying for this role, you could choose to work in the following locations:
New York City
San Francisco


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.