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Staff Software Engineer, iOS

Staff Software Engineer, iOS (Infrastructure)

We're looking for people who are passionate about creating great iOS applications.  

You've been around for several Xcode releases and you know how to delight iOS users. You’ve got an eye for efficient, reliable data models and an attention to detail. You know your way around databases and networking and are eager to partner with iOS Product Engineers  to craft efficient, performant, and delightful foundational frameworks. You like building for the long term and value patterns and structures that allow for maximum flexibility in a constantly evolving product.

As a Staff iOS Infrastructure Engineer, you will work with a cross-disciplinary team, using your extensive knowledge of building applications to make the Slack experience on iOS be the best it can possibly be.

Slack on iOS is used by millions of people every week - we need engineers who want to make that experience as pleasant as possible.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • Experience developing with Objective-C and Swift
  • A strong understanding of data structures, networking and data synchronization
  • Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to create a truly delightful mobile experience
  • Experience developing highly performant code and the ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks
  • A disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment
  • Extensive understanding of the iOS system framework
  • Expertise with the iOS tool ecosystem for development, testing, debugging, and performance benchmarking
  • An excellent understanding of best practices for concurrency and threading
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things higher

Bonus Points

  • Experience using Slack and a keen interest in making it better
  • A passion for building and maintaining great open source projects or otherwise contributing to the iOS community

 

 




Slack is a layer of the business technology stack that brings together people, data, and applications – a single place where people can effectively work together, find important information, and access hundreds of thousands of critical applications and services to do their best work. From global Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, businesses and teams of all kinds use Slack to bring the right people together with all the right information. Slack is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and has ten offices around the world. For more information on how Slack makes teams better connected, visit slack.com.

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