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Software Engineer (Full Stack) - Media Studio
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Twitter | San Francisco, CA
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Software Engineer (Full Stack) - Media Studio

San Francisco, CA

Note: This is not an entry-level position. Applicants with experience beyond these qualifications may be considered for this role at a more senior level.

Twitter.com is one largest and most popular websites in the world. Our code operates at massive scale and speed, serving billions of requests per day, connecting hundreds of millions of active Twitter users to real-time information about their lives and the world we live in.

Come be a part of our team!

The Media Studio team is working on building a suite of next-generation publishing tools to support the future of live streaming and video on demand on the Twitter platform. Media Studio is used today by premium video creators such as the NFL, Bloomberg and NASA.

You will be joining a team of highly-skilled, enthusiastic and passionate engineers working in this leading edge space. We'll both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career. You'll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact, working on a product that touches hundreds of millions of users.

Who we are:

The team is made up of talented people from all over the world, and from many different backgrounds. We work together in our beautiful SF HQ location to build products that reach every person on the planet. Often we'll relax together too - perhaps sharing lunch or a coffee, talking about what we're doing, listening to and learning from one another. You'll be a part of a close-knit team working in concert with a focused organization comprised of other Engineers, Designers and Product Managers.

At Twitter, we believe that good system designs require collaboration so that the end result is simple yet sophisticated. We also promote openness by contributing to open source and sharing our data through Twitter's API (learn more here - https://dev.twitter.com/ads/overview). Our team sizes are kept small to encourage big contributions from each team member and promote meaningful collaboration. Our technology stack is mainly based on Scala and Java on the backend and JavaScript, CSS, HTML on the frontend. We are mobile, with deep iOS and Android experience.

Who You Are:

* You are an extraordinary engineer with a passion for helping Twitter change the world
* You are curious, looking to go deeper into the backend stack and learn new platforms
* You are passionately motivated to ship products used by hundreds of millions of people around the world, every day
* You are a Frontend Engineer with a solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading / caching) and a broad knowledge of the JavaScript ecosystem.
* You're someone who excels at user-centric product development and has a passion for making beautiful, smooth, delightful web experiences on desktop and mobile.


* Full Stack Development Experience - this is a fullstack role with a Bias on Front End
* A strong technical background coding in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
* Proficient in writing server-side application logic in a JVM-based environment (we are a Scala environment so Scala is a nice to have, you will learn Scala here)
* Experience Implementing new features and optimizing existing ones from server-side controller logic to browser code
* Experience working closely across a variety of teams including product management, interaction designers, and backend engineers
* Technical depth that allows you to rapidly fix bugs
* A dedicated and enthusiastic approach to solving problems
* Advocacy of the principles of accessibility and the ability to build interfaces accessible to users with disabilities
* A detailed approach to writing tests and quality assurance
* Knowledge of core CS concepts such as: common data structures and algorithms, profiling/optimization


* B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

Bonus Points:

* Prior experience in video-related technologies
* Prior experience working for a consumer Internet company

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.

About Twitter

Twitter Inc. was founded in 2006 and has grown rapidly to more than 6 million users. The company has recently gotten plenty of Hollywood buzz as A-list actors sign up and post tweets to control their image, widen their appeal and communicate directly with fans.