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Engineering Manager - Twilio Flex Frontend in London


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Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Where and Why

We are looking for a talented and experienced engineering manager who is excited at the opportunity to lead Flex Frontend Engineering team based in Tallinn (Estonia) and London (UK). Flex Frontend team builds Twilio Flex user interfaces and the programmable UI framework for the first fully programmable cloud contact center platform.


  • You have a track record of leading engineering/IT or operations teams in software companies.
  • You are passionate about operational excellence and know-how to build an engineering organization that delivers it.
  • You are familiar with modern web technologies, architecture and processes to deliver fast rendering responsive user interfaces built on modern Javascript frameworks.
  • You are familiar with agile processes, continuous integration and test automation.
  • We expect you to understand customer requirements and be able to work and communicate with other Engineering, Sales or Support teams across the organization.
  • As a pragmatist, you are able to distill complex and ambiguous situations into actionable plans for your team.
  • You love to make an impact and thrive in collaborative, energetic teams.


  • Lead and grow a team of passionate engineers in our Tallinn and London offices. Provide support and guidance that enables the team to self-organize and to achieve sustained high velocity and predictability.  
  • Collaborate on roadmaps with Product Managers, Architects and Tech Leads to ensure the team has clear direction and priorities.
  • Institute development best practices to ensure the team produces high quality, well architected and supportable code. Employ Agile methodologies to continuously deliver value to customers.
  • Break down roadblocks as well as manage communications with stakeholders and dependent teams.  Create a culture of continuous improvement through retrospection.
  • Help employees grow through career development, coaching and mentoring while guiding senior contributors to maximize their potential. You'll help provide a clear path for progression through personal development plans, defining goals, perform evaluations, and collaborate with employees on their objectives.
  • As a member of the Engineering Management team, foster leadership principles and behaviors throughout the organization to groom the next generation of leaders.
  • Act as an ambassador for Twilio, recruiting and motivating top talent.
  • Travel to the San Francisco based headquarters and our offices in London (UK) and Prague (Czech Republic) is something that you should be able to accommodate as well.


Twilio has democratized communications channels like voice, text, chat, and video by virtualizing the world’s telecommunications infrastructure through APIs that are simple enough for any developer to use, yet robust enough to power the world’s most demanding applications.

With the launch of Flex, Twilio introduces a new type of platform for applications which has the potential to disrupt traditional monolithic application vendors in the same way API platforms disrupted traditional infrastructure services for communications, compute and payments.

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 can be located in our beautiful and well designed office in London or in Tallinn. You will enjoy our incredible perks: monthly breakfast, twice a week lunch, dinner during our bi-weekly global All Hands and a fully-stocked kitchen with a variety of snacks and beverages. We have many team building events weekly, monthly and of course annual summer days. What 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. You want to experience all of this with the best people? Join Twilio Tallinn team!

About us:

Founded in 2008, Twilio has over 1,000 employees, with headquarters in San Francisco and other offices in Bogotá, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Mountain View, Munich, New York City, Singapore, Prague and Tallinn.

More than 2 million 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, and video by virtualizing the world’s telecommunications 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.


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