, Senior Javascript Engineer - Health - #156685


Date: 02/23/2021 21:00 PM

City: Atlanta, Georgia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day, Senior Javascript Engineer - Health


Toronto, Atlanta

This role accepts applications for work in the locations as noted above. Roles listing 'Remote US' as a location are not currently available in the following states: Colorado, Iowa, and Louisiana.

Company description

Twitter is what's happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

"The whole world is watching Twitter. You don't go a day without hearing about Twitter, how it's used as the fastest way to send a message to the world in an instant, how it carries some of the most important commentary and conversations, how it mobilizes people into action. That's powerful, it's valuable, it's fundamental." - Jack Dorsey

Job description

We are the Health User Experience Client team at Twitter and our goal and priorities are to make Twitter safer for our customers and ensure the information shared is of the highest quality. This includes developing innovative solutions around misinformation, civic integrity, toxicity, abuse, spam, privacy and more. It also means helping people understand our rules and when we enforce them and why and improving the experience for when people report unhealthy content, and when they are suspended on the platform.

  • We're a thoughtful and motivated team, that despite being relatively small, has a large impact on the world and the company. Your skill and passion will be appreciated and rewarded here.

Who You Are

First off, you don't need a Computer Science degree to apply. We encourage people from both CS and non-CS backgrounds with equivalent work experience to apply.

  • You are an engineer with 4+ years experience in industry.

  • Not only strong technically, you have shown that you can work effectively with product managers, designers and other engineering teams.

  • You have a fierce sense of ownership, caring deeply about the quality of everything that you deliver into your customers' hands.

  • You love the challenge of engineering, and are confident in your ability to bring clarity and direction to ambiguous problem spaces.

  • You work well in a fast paced environment while deeply investing in long term quality and efficiency.

You're passionate about teaching: We put a high value on learning from each other. You should be skilled at pairing, teaching and sharing things that you've learned.

  • You've got empathy and self-awareness: The foundational trust of all strong teams relies on understanding yourself and others.

  • You work as part of a team, including engineers in remote offices

  • You take a collaborative approach to work and can incorporate feedback from product, design and your engineering peers

  • You care about web accessibility: we want to reach everyone everywhere!

What You'll Do

We want you to find work that aligns with both your career goals and the goals we have for Below are the kind of things we would like you to work on:

  • Work closely with teams across product engineering, product management and design to build features that affect millions of users daily.

  • Collaborate with web engineers across Twitter to improve the platform for others, identifying shared goals and opportunities for developer tooling or design system improvements.

  • This job is more than JavaScript. Your non-coding skills (Communication, Mentoring, Project Management, etc) are very important. We believe that leadership comes from everywhere, and it's important that our Senior Developers have the skills to lead complex projects successfully within a large organization.

  • Familiarity with or interest in learning any of the following is a plus: React, Webpack, Babel, ES6, Node/Express, SSR, React Native, Redux, React Router, GraphQL



  • 4+ years experience developing web applications in industry

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Nice to Haves

  • Great communication and documentation abilities

  • Experience working with accessibility issues

  • Data-informed product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc.

  • Links to open source contributions or any public code

Additional information

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, 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.

Engineering hiring process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people via a video conference call.

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