Senior System/Platform Engineer Twilio
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Twilio is growing exponentially and we are looking for someone to build and standardize our platform systems across multi-regions/ datacenters.
We are looking for a systems engineer who is interested in building the next generation of platform systems to support global distribution, you know how to be a Systems Administrator but would prefer that all activities were automated. Think of it as akin to being the first person to define the platform systems for Amazon Web Services.
You will receive exposure to the unique set of challenges that come from scaling a global service that has to run at 100% availability.
Automation is key to almost everything we do at Twilio. We are looking for a leading "automation" mind - someone everyone wants to talk to about how we can do better.
Work within the Platform team and with the entire Product Development team to identify and triage production performance issues.
Identify and work to automated the platform layer of our system so that it can be consumed by the Product Development teams.
Twilio provides hosted carrier-class phone and messaging services and our customer have strict availability requirements that necessitate multi-availablity-zone and multi-region failover and resiliency. You will help develop and deploy solutions to support these requirements.
Take personal responsibility for the quality, reliability and availability of our platform systems. Finger-pointing is not in your repertoire, you believe and live DevOps.
You are proficient in Linux systems administration and understand all layers of Linux.
You currently manage production systems with 100s of servers.
You understand OS-level virtualization well. You have setup and managed virtualized production environments.
You know what is involved in deploying and managing databases (MySQL), JVM's, ZooKeeper, etc.
You are familiar with Chef or Puppet.
You are shell scripting (bash) guru and know at least one more language such as python or ruby.
You have some familiarity with AWS and/or other cloud environments.
You understand the details of network protocols and network architectures best suited for Web Services.
You understand the basic network principles of the internet, DNS, HTTP, SSL, etc.
You have a solid software engineering background.
You don't just learn how things work, you learn why. Understanding how computers work at a fundamental level is a passion of yours.
You know agile software development processes and can thrive in an agile environment.
You focus on continuous improvement and can describe the approaches you have taken.
Hands on. Passionate. Persistent. Creative. You get things done -- you are a DOer.
Bachelors (preferably Masters) degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
Open source. You do it. You dig it.
Competitive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance
An Amazon Kindle, $30/month to spend on books and a Twilio track jacket after demoing your first Twilio app in front of the company!
Pre-tax commuter benefits
Catered lunches and a weekly team dinner featuring invited technology and entrepreneurial speakers
Excellent gear (?We ? Apple computers and big monitors ? two if you need ?em?);
A strong belief in life/work balance
||548 Market St #14510 |
San Francisco, CA 94104
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Twilio powers the future of business communications. Enabling phones, VoIP, and messaging to be embedded into web, desktop, and mobile software.Self Funded All Jobs: at Twilio
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San Francisco, CA 94107
|Company Profile:||Twilio is the developer platform for communications. With Twilio, developers and businesses make communications contextual by embedding voice, video, messaging and authentication directly into their software. We are re-inventing the communications market, taking it from its 150-year legacy in hardware to its future in software.
Twilio has more than 700,000 registered developers. Industry disruptors including Uber, Box and DocuSign and enterprises like Nordstrom, Coca-Cola, Walmart and Home Depot trust Twilio to power and innovate their communications at global scale.
Twilio is recognized as one of the 10 Fastest Growing Companies in San Francisco, one of The Bay Area's 10 Most InDemand Startups, and has over 400 employees with offices in San Francisco, Mountain View, New York City, Bogota, Tallinn, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.|
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