Golang / Go Job: Software Engineer- Distributed Systems

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Software Engineer- Distributed Systems at Twitter

NYC, New York, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Aug 20 2019)

About the company
Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now. From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, see every side of the story. Join the open conversation. Watch live streaming events. Available in more than 40 languages around the world, the service can be accessed via twitter.com, an array of mobile devices, and SMS.

Job description
Who We Are
The Periscope Services team is responsible for building and managing backend services and systems which power LIVE video for both Periscope and Twitter. This includes functionalities such as low latency chat messaging, ML ranked timelines, broadcast and user management, unified search, notifications, recommendation and so much more. We work with product management, design, data science and leadership teams to create compelling new experiences for Live video in all areas of Twitter and Periscope. Our team of 8 engineers manages 20+ Golang microservices that support thousands of concurrent live broadcasts with millions of viewers.

What You’ll Do
As an engineer on the Periscope Services team, your primary responsibility will be to design and build backend services and systems. You will work with other engineers on the team to solve difficult but exciting distributed system design and implementation problems. You will help us identify and fix issues to improve scalability, performance and simplicity of our platform.

Skills & requirements
Who You Are
BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or similar technical field, or equivalent experience
3+ years experience developing backend systems
Familiarity with distributed systems and concepts such as concurrency, multithreading, and queues
Strong software engineering best practices (e.g. coding, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
Solid understanding of CS fundamentals
Likes to solve hard problems, eager to learn new things, communicates clearly and loves to work in a collaborative environment

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