Sr. Engineering Manager - Core API

Twitter San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted Yesterday

Who We Are:

The mission of our Consumer Product Infrastructure team is to radically improve the pace of feature development at Twitter. We build internal interfaces and tools that make it easy to access data from a variety of sources.

Working together on building and operating our own systems at hyper-growth levels is a rare and rewarding challenge. We are a tightly-knit and supportive group that loves doing great work together, and we are looking for exceptional additions to our flock.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the Core API team, driving its technical strategy and roadmap crafting success metrics in close collaboration with your peers across the company

  • Bring a strong perspective that inspires change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems

  • Together with your team collaborate with many engineering teams and product management to develop best-in-class solutions for our internal APIs to support fast product iteration and improve application performance

  • Coach and mentor your team and support their professional growth and development

At Twitter, you can have a truly global impact.

Who You Are:

  • have led projects with a complicated stakeholder space and can build organizational alignment
  • have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate desired outcomes
  • have strong empathy for internal customers
  • have a track record of delivering new products and iteratively improving them over time
  • have an interest in GraphQL or related technology
  • have experience in API design and microservice architecture
  • have the technical capacity to partner with tech leads and help drive incident resolution
  • are a great source of engineering talent and have proven ability to hire and retain
  • have experience in performance management, career development, etc
  • are a strong advocate of software engineering best practices and bring a disciplined approach to testing, continuous delivery, and reducing technical debt


  • Previously managed a team of 5 or more engineers

  • Minimum of 2+ years in software engineering management

  • BA/BS or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

  • Have worked as a software developer

Blog Post about GraphQL at Twitter:

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other 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.

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