(Senior) Software Engineer - Data Taps

Twilio, Madrid, Spain

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The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who wants to design, develop, deploy and operate services across multiple teams to help deliver real-time, low latency data streaming products for our customers. You will need to be able to think at scale and meet high availability goals, bringing a focus on solving resiliency, latency and quality challenges in our virtualized cloud environment.


Twilio is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who wants to join our Data Taps team out of Madrid, Spain.  You should be passionate about building and operating a highly resilient infrastructure that provides critical services for our customers.

  • Experience with complex distributed systems.
  • Production Java, Scala experience.
  • Comfortable with Python.
  • Experience in designing real-time data delivery systems.
  • Experience working in the cloud, AWS, Google, Azure.
  • Experience with Kafka/Kinesis or other distributed streaming platforms.
  • Experience with Spark structured streaming or equivalent experience in other streaming infrastructure.
  • Bonus points for experience with Kafka Streams, GraphQL.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent experience.


A great day for you would be working together in a  small but collaborative team, building complex streaming solutions that deliver mission-critical data to our customer's cloud in real-time. The data published through Data Taps will be used by our customers to power their own insights and monitoring of critical communications workloads that they rely on Twilio to power.

  • Design complex solutions to solve customers needs.
  • Develop and deliver entire product/feature epics.
  • Operate a highly resilient, low latency architecture.


The Data Taps team is focused on delivering transparency and trust by unlocking our customer's most critical data that today only exists inside of Twilio or through APIs that don’t meet the time-critical needs of the demanding large-scale user.  This team will empower our developers by providing streams of data that be used to power their dashboards, machine learning algorithms and AI in building the contact centers of the future. Twilio is truly unique; we are a company committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience.  We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We invest in weeks dedicated to tackling hard problems and creating your own ideas. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, inclusion, and innovation and we want you and your ideas to thrive at Twilio. Come join us.


This position will be located in our beautiful office at Paseo de la Castellana, 77 in Madrid. You will also get to experience is a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; that strives to balance work and home life, that understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture where everyone is able to do and be the best version of themselves. We seek people who naturally demonstrate our values, who are challenged by problems, empower others to thrive, people who can draw the owl and not be beholden to one playbook.

About us:

Millions of developers around the world have used Twilio to unlock the magic of communications to improve any human experience. Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, video and email by virtualizing the world’s communications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications. By making communications a part of every software developer's toolkit, Twilio is enabling innovators across every industry — from emerging leaders to the world’s largest organizations — to reinvent how companies engage with their customers.


Twilio is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status and operate in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About Twilio

Twilio's mission is to fuel the future of communications. Developers and businesses use Twilio to make communications relevant and contextual by embedding messaging, voice, and video capabilities directly into their software applications. Founded in 2008, Twilio has over 800 employees, with headquarters in San Francisco and other offices in Bogotá, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Malmö, Mountain View, Munich, New York City, Singapore and Tallinn.

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