Sr. Software Engineer - Platform Identity and Access

Platform Engineering is Twilio’s investment in velocity, a startup-within-a-startup. Our mission is to  provide every engineer at Twilio with the DevOps APIs and tools they need to succeed in their mission.

Engineering in Platform means understanding the demands of Twilio's entire R&D team; engineering our services beyond the scaling and performance challenges we face; driving Twilio to new heights of scale.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join us as we develop a new secrets and access control automation substrate for Twilio's global microservices platform.


  • Write code and tests, pair w/peers, perform code reviews in Python, Java or Go.  
  • Be agile and ship features and fixes to Production weekly (often faster!). 
  • Propose, design & develop solutions that improve security and velocity. 
  • Own reliability for the team's services and participate in a weekly on-call rotation.


  • Hands-on OOP experience developing tooling and RESTful services for infrastructure.
  • Successful track record of delivering quality results in critical cross-functional projects. 
  • Fundamental experience in distributed systems, high availability, microservices. 
  • Persistent & creative: can unite engineers across boundaries to solve problems. 
  • Relentless in the pursuit to please our customers.


  • IAAS platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, OpenStack, Google Compute).
  • PAAS platform and container technology (Mesos, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP networking and analysis.
  • Strong Linux system-level performance analysis. 

About Us:

Twilio makes communications easy and powerful. With Twilio's platform, businesses can make communications relevant and contextual by embedding real-time communication and authentication capabilities directly into their software applications. Twilio gives businesses the ability to innovate, prototype, create, and connect with their customers at the right time and in the right way. Founded in 2008, Twilio is a public company based in San Francisco, California with other offices around the world.

Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. #LI-POST

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