iOS Engineer (London) 2017


iOS Engineer (London)


Twitter UK is the hub of engineering in Europe come join us! Love Twitter? Love iOS development? Join the Twitter for iOS engineering team! We are looking for a great engineer who is passionate about building excellent user experiences to help us make Twitter for iOS one of the best apps on the App Store.

Who are we:

The team is made up of talented people from all over the world, and from many different backgrounds. We work together in our beautiful Central London location to build products that reach every person on the planet. Often we’ll relax together too – perhaps sharing lunch or a coffee, talking about what we’re doing, listening to and learning from one another. You’ll be a part of a close-knit team working in concert with a focussed organisation comprised of other Engineers, Designers and Product Managers.


We’ll both challenge and support you to do the best work of your career. You’ll have the opportunity to have a truly global impact.


What you'll do: 

You will work with some of the best design and product people in the industry to:

  • Build compelling new user experiences within Twitter for iOS

  • Craft new and improved features

  • Create engaging experiences

  • Use motion and animation to bring delight to interactions

  • Move the app forward rapidly, while sweating the details



  • Passion for the user interface Experience working with UIKit, Core Animation, and friends
  • Experience working on a consumer facing app
  • Deep understanding of C and Objective-C

  • Solid familiarity with the tools of the trade: Xcode, Instruments, etc.

  • Strong analytical and debugging skills

  • Dedication to engineering excellence

  • Enthusiasm for collaboration with designers, product managers, server engineers, and other iOS engineers

  • Bonus point: familiar with Swift


Desirable Qualities

  • Previous experience developing mobile applications (on any platform)

  • Interest in sharing the best of your work at Twitter at conferences, meetups, etc Active user of Twitter

Here’s all the legal good stuff: We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.


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