iOS Engineer at Whisper
Venice, CA, US
Whisper is building the media company of the future. Each month, over 250 million people across the web consume Whisper stories, videos and posts - which showcase authentic, eye opening perspectives from Whisper users around the globe. Whisper stories and videos are powered by Eliot, Whisper’s AI storytelling technology. Whisper’s mobile app is the largest platform where people share real thoughts and feelings, without identities.
 
Whisper is backed by venture investors including Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Thrive Capital and Shasta Ventures. The Whisper app is available on iOS and Android.

Responsibilities

  • 3+ years of experience in a production environment
  • Management of the Whisper iOS app
  • Work with a small team to work on the new development of features
  • Ship reliable software through test automation and code reviews
  • Fix bugs and improve application performance
  • Explore new ideas and technologies with engineering and design teams to continually iterate on the app
  • Be able to document the work and help plan for the future

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional software development experience (Java or C++ preferred)
  • Experience with Swift strongly preferred
  • Solid understanding iOS tools (Objective C, Cocoa Touch, Core Data) 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bonus points for having a solid understanding of Android, and knowledge of a functional language like Scala, Lisp, or Erlang
  • Double bonus points for having a good set of iOS apps you've created on the app store
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science preferred