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Twilio (501+ Employees, 107% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

Twilio is a cloud communication company that enables users to use standard web languages to build voice, VoIP, and SMS apps via a web API.

53% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 107% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $263.8M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Because you belong at Twilio

The Who, What, Why and Where

Twilio’s Information Security team is responsible for securing Twilio’s complex global network.  Our Cloud Security Engineers support this mission by working across the organization to identify and implement betterments, understanding complex architectures and systems, drive down the number of vulnerabilities, reduce the blast radius of any vulnerabilities, and assist in incident response efforts when needed.  You will be building solutions to tough security problems in real-time networks, assisting junior team members, and working with experts in cellular networks. You are passionate about building secure world-class infrastructure and tooling in terms of reliability, scalability, and accessibility.


Twilio is looking for an exceptional security engineer who lives the Twilio Magic and has the following requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in at least one of the 3 major cloud solutions (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • 2+ years experience working with
    • Modern infrastructure management (Terraform/CloudFormation, Ansible, Chef, CI/CD, GitOps)
    • Security log handling and management (Cloudtrail, SumoLogic, Splunk)
    • Cloud native infrastructure, such as:
      • Identity & Access Management (IAM), VPCs, ELB/ALB/NLB, KMS, EC2, S3, Cloudtrail, Lambda
  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​network​-,​ ​system-​ , ​and​ ​application​-​layer​ ​attacks​ ​and​ ​mitigation methods
  • Strong​ ​business​ ​acumen​ ​with​ ​the​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​build​ ​business​ ​cases​ ​for​ ​technology​ ​initiatives and​ ​to​ ​effectively​ ​communicate​ ​the​ ​value​ ​proposition​ ​to​ ​non-technical​ ​stakeholders
  • Linux command line skills, as well as programming/scripting knowledge
    • Examples: Python, Ruby, Go, Shell scripting
  • Demonstrated success as a cross-functional partner in the security space
  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, information technology, computer science, computer engineering, or equivalent experience.

Ideally you have:

  • Data Center to Cloud migration experience
  • Experience in penetration testing and red/blue team activities
  • Experience securing multi-cloud environments
  • Kubernetes / EKS
  • Service Mesh / Envoy
  • Message busses (Kinesis / Kafka)
  • Lambda / Step Functions
  • Process automation


As a Cloud Security Engineer, you will collaborate with other InfoSec and Engineering teams to improve visibility of cloud resources and secure configuration management of our cloud infrastructure. You will build reliable tools to prevent, mitigate or remediate cloud misconfigurations in cloud infrastructure. You will live the Twilio Magic values:

  • BE BOLD 
    • Contribute to the development of our in-house security automation framework
    • Work​ ​closely​ ​with​ ​product​ ​and​ engineering ​teams​ ​to​ ​engineer​ ​and​ ​implement​ ​cloud​ ​security controls​ ​
    • Develop​ processes & ​procedures​ ​to​ ​automate​ ​security​ ​tasks​ ​during​ ​code​ ​builds​ ​and​ ​deployments
    • Drive Cloud Security projects from start to finish under high ambiguity
    • Work alongside engineering teams as their subject matter expert
    • Build​ ​security​ ​utilities​ ​and​ ​tools​ ​for​ ​internal​ ​use​ ​that​ ​enable​ ​you​ ​and​ ​your​ ​fellow​ engineers​ ​to​ ​operate​ ​at​ ​high​ ​speed​ ​and​ ​wide​ ​scale
    • Always act in an honest, direct, and transparent way
    • Share knowledge and experience​ ​in​ the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​industry-standard cloud​ ​security​ ​tools, proper security best practices, and soft skills such as establishing non-technical relationships across the organization and the entire company


Twilio is a company that is empowering the world’s developers with modern communication in order to build better applications. As a Cloud Security Engineer your work and designs will be critical in positioning ourselves as the most trusted brand in communications. You’ll also work with our most risk averse customers to discuss our security architecture. Our wide-ranging use of communications technology and cloud controls also offers excellent opportunities for research, the team regularly speaks at conferences around the world on these issues.

Twilio is a company that is empowering the world’s developers with modern communication in order to build better applications. 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.


We employ diverse talent from all over the world and we believe great work can be done anywhere. Around the world, Twilio offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your loved ones. No matter where you are based, you will experience a company that believes in small teams for maximum impact; seeks well-rounded talent to ensure a full perspective on our customers’ experience,  understands that this is a marathon, not a sprint; that continuously and purposefully builds an inclusive culture that empowers everyone to do their best work and be the best version of themselves.

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.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents Twilio’s reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado.


Denver/Boulder Metro:

Tier 4 base salary range: $90,752-124,784

Rest of Colorado:

Tier 5 base salary range: $79408-$109,186

Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Twilio’s equity plan.

An overview of Twilio’s benefits offered is listed below:

Twilio is committed to delivering a comprehensive benefits program that provides support needed for you and your loved ones. It’s likely that you don’t think about benefits every day; however, they are an important component of your total compensation, and we want you to understand the options available to you so that you can make the most of your benefit dollars.  At the time of this posting, this role is eligible to participate in the following benefits, which Twilio reserves the right to modify at any time for any reason in accordance with applicable law:

Healthcare Insurance and Leave

  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
  • Leave programs for all of life’s moments: maternity, parental/bonding, as well medical leave to care for yourself or a loved one

Financial Benefits

  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a match

Reimbursement Programs & Stipends

  • $65 per month work-from-home stipend
  • Up to $50 per month for wellness expenses and activities
  • Up to $30 per month to use towards books/eBooks

Tagged as: >100% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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