Software Engineer L2 | Twilio | Remote (India)

Software Engineer L2 | Twilio | Remote (India)

Remote India
Application ends: September 21, 2024
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Job Description

See yourself at Twilio

Join the team as our next Software EngineerData Science & Growth team

Who we are & why we’re hiring

Twilio powers real-time business communications and data solutions that help companies and developers worldwide build better applications and customer experiences.

Although we’re headquartered in San Francisco, we’re on a journey to becoming a globally antiracist company that supports diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business. We employ thousands of Twilions worldwide, and we’re looking for more builders, creators, and visionaries to help fuel our growth momentum.

About the job

This position is needed to scope, design, and deploy machine learning systems into the real world to ensure that communication across Twilio platforms remains legal, safe and wanted. 

As a Software Engineer, you will work in  the design and implementation phases of Cloud-based distributed systems built to seamlessly scale to several million transactions per day and automating processes. You will partner with Architects, Product Managers and Operational Leaders for developing anti-fraud/ anti-abuse systems for our customers.


In this role, you’ll:

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code for our distributed systems and microservices, utilizing asynchronous communication patterns for optimal performance. Contribute to the design and implementation of highly scalable architectures, prioritizing reliability, performance, and future-proof growth.
  • Collaborate in defining and monitoring key Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and Service Level Indicators (SLIs) to ensure our systems deliver exceptional user experiences.
  • Learn and grow with your colleagues, actively participating in code reviews, knowledge-sharing initiatives.
  • Partner effectively with cross-functional teams, bridging the gap between technical vision and business goals. Excellent communication and collaboration skills, able to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences. Create clear and concise technical documentation, including design decisions, architecture diagrams, and best practices, for future reference and knowledge sharing.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and ensure timely response to production incidents and system outages.


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!


  • 2+ years of experience with at least two programming languages such as Go, Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript.
  • Experience with a modern web stack: notably React, Typescript, NodeJS and Vue.
  • 2+ years of experience working with modern agile product development teams  of engineers, product managers and designers.
  • 2+ years of Experience with SQL/NoSQL technology such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB understanding common use cases and performance pitfalls
  • Versed in concepts such as DDD, SOLID, Cloud Native Patterns, distributed systems and architecture. Capable of understanding pitfalls and anticipating common failure modes of a microservice environment.
  • Strong communication skills: able to communicate effectively with technical and non technical partners 
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent professional experience. 
  • Passion for new technologies and proven capability in analysis and problem-solving.
  • Strong troubleshooting and monitoring skills with practical experience in modern tools such as Kibana, Datadog, PagerDuty or related.


  • Experience developing products on AWS or Google Cloud Services.
  • Experience in configuration management for deploying, configuring, and managing servers and systems.


This role works remotely from any of these locations in India – Karnataka / Telangana / Tamil Nadu / Delhi / Maharashtra.

Approximately 5% travel is anticipated. 

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 — something we call Twilio Magic. Additionally, we empower employees to build positive change in their communities by supporting their volunteering and donation efforts.

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

If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, please consider other open positions.