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Javascript Expert (L4) Software Engineer - Voice & Video

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Software Engineering
Colombia
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

See yourself at Twilio

Join the team as our next Video JavaScript SDK Staff Engineer.

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 have presence throughout South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. We're on a journey to becoming a global company that actively opposes racism and all forms of oppression and bias. At Twilio, we support diversity, equity & inclusion wherever we do business.

About the job

This position is needed to build and deliver Voice and Video functionalities to our customers through the JavaScript SDKs. Programmable Voice and Video are few of Twilio’s foundational channels that empower our customers and internal product team to build delightful solutions. The features you deliver will be used by thousands of customers at scale, often as their business’ lifeline. Use cases range from contact centers to healthcare services, from warehouse staff to client advisors.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Use your skills and creativity to solve problems and build functionality into Twilio’s Voice and Video JavaScript and ReactNative SDKs that are used by customers on major desktop and mobile browsers.
  • Lead the design, development and shipping of significant new features with predictable velocity
  • Own the SDKs’ technical backlog and architectural roadmap.
  • Work closely with a talented team of cross-functional engineers, designers and product managers.
  • Mentor junior engineers by providing thoughtful code and design reviews, influencing their careers.
  • Continuously adapt to the evolving JavaScript ecosystem to maximize engineering efficiency
  • Manage CI/CD pipeline
  • Enhance automated tests with high level code coverage
  • Own Twilio’s customer’s developer experience
  • Monitor and triage customer issues and Git repo issues.
  • Enhance Twilio Voice and Video reference apps

Qualifications

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!

Required:

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • 8+ years of software development experience using JavaScript to build cross-browser applications.
  • Extensive experience with Typescript and JS frontend frameworks/libraries like React, Angular or VueJS
  • Experience with backend using JS frameworks like. Node.js and express
  • Solid experience creating REST APIs and using WebSockets
  • Experience creating unit and integration tests using technologies like Mocha, Karma, Jest.

Desired:

  • Prior experience creating SDKs.
  • Experience with automated test tools like Selenium, Detox.
  • Experience with React Native App test framework.
  • Experience with canvas and webgl2 APIs.

Location

This role will be based in Colombia.

Travel

We prioritize connection and opportunities to build relationships with our customers and each other. For this role, you may be required to travel occasionally to participate in project or team in-person meetings.

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.

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