Staff Software Engineer, Storage - Segment

Posted Aug 9


This position is needed to create high-quality, modern solutions to complex engineering problems and help define the future of Customer Data Platforms. Our mission is to help businesses unlock customer insights and make better decisions faster and cheaper by creating a suite of industry-leading storage and compute services inside the Segment customer data platform.

In this role, you will be responsible for designing and building a suite of storage and compute building blocks that form the foundation of a strong Customer Data Platform capable of processing billions of events per hour and beyond. You’ll also be responsible for mentoring, sharing knowledge, and guiding the technical decisions of the team to set us up for long-term success, both as a product and as a team.

A glimpse of what we do within Segment Storage group:

Responsibilities

In this role, you’ll:

  • Design and build the next generation of storage building blocks that enable internal teams and customers unlock value from their data
  • Build globally available and highly scalable distributed systems
  • Collaborate with teams across the R&D org to ensure their services are multi-region capable
  • Mentor other engineers on the team on technical architecture and design
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to support our business-critical infrastructure

Some of the projects you would contribute to include:

  • Enabling efficient storage and management of customer data to power products like Segment Warehouses and Data Lakes
  • Orchestrating customer data deletion and suppression to ensure Segment and our customers are compliant to regulations like GDPR and CCPA
  • Building systems that route customer data to Storage Destinations like Data Warehouses and Data Lakes
  • Providing a platform to accelerate Data Science and ML use-case on top of existing Data Warehouses and Data Lakes

Qualifications

Not all applicants will have skills that match a job description exactly. Twilio values diverse experiences in other industries, and we encourage everyone who meets the required qualifications to apply. While having desired qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative experiences to also apply. If your career is just starting or hasn't followed a traditional path, don't let that stop you from considering Twilio. We are always looking for people who will bring something new to the table!

Required:

  • 5+ years experience writing production-grade code in a modern programming language.
  • Strong theoretical fundamentals and hands-on experience designing and implementing highly available and performant fault-tolerant distributed systems.
  • Experience programming in one or more of the following: Go, Python, Java, or similar languages
  • Experience operating large-scale, distributed systems on top of cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Compute Platform (GCP)
  • Have hands-on experience with container orchestration frameworks (e.g. Kubernetes, EKS, ECS)
  • Well-versed in concurrent programming.
  • Experience shipping services (products) following CI/CD development paradigm.
  • Deep understanding of architectural patterns of high-scale web application (e.g., well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms).
  • Have led teams, large projects, or owned and built an important, complex system end to end.

Location

This role will be Remote - US.

What We Offer

There are many benefits to working at Twilio, including, in addition to competitive pay, things like generous time-off, ample parental and wellness leave, healthcare, a retirement savings program, and much more. Offerings vary by location.

Twilio thinks big. Do you?

We like to solve problems, take initiative, pitch in when needed, and are always up for trying new things. That's why we seek out colleagues who embody our values.

So, if you're ready to unleash your full potential, do your best work, and be the best version of yourself, apply now!

Please note this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado as well. The information below is provided for those hired in Colorado only.

If you are a Colorado applicant:

  • The estimated pay range for this role, based in Colorado, is 160,080 - 200,100.
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio's equity plan.

The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location within the state. This role is also eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan and for the following benefits: health care insurance, 401(k) retirement account, paid sick time, paid personal time off, paid parental leave.



Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Staff

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only


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