iOS Engineer - Creation and Content

Locations

New York City, Cambridge, Boulder, Seattle, Remote US

Company description

Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now. From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, see every side of the story. Join the open conversation, and collaborate with creative and curious people across the globe.

“The whole world is watching Twitter. You don't go a day without hearing about Twitter, how it’s used as the fastest way to send a message to the world in an instant, how it carries some of the most important commentary and conversations, how it mobilizes people into action. That's powerful, it's valuable, it's fundamental.” - Jack Dorsey

Job description

We bring the features of Twitter to iOS. This team impacts hundreds of millions of users, which brings with it interesting product and technical challenges at that scale. We keep development lightweight and agile, make data driven decisions, and release with high quality and velocity. Come be a part of our team!

Who We Are:

Our teams love using the latest web and mobile technologies for all features on Twitter, such as Tweets, Fleets, DMs, Live Broadcasting, Media and more. We build rich experiences that create new forms of content and improve the mechanics and comprehension of conversations on Twitter.

On the client team you have the opportunity to have significant ownership and impact over major user-facing features that hundreds of millions of people love to use.

What You'll Do:

As part of the team you'll be responsible for using your creativity, excellent problem solving and technical skills to enable Twitter for iOS to reach every person on the planet. You’ll instrument, measure, optimize and build high quality architectures and code in feature areas such as Tweets, Fleets, DMs, Live Broadcasting, Media and more.

As an iOS engineer, you will work closely with designers, user researchers, data scientists, product managers, and the engineers that support the developer platform and infrastructure. You will use your passion and in-depth knowledge of all things iOS to craft the client components and features that will shape the future of Twitter for iOS.

Qualifications

Who You Are:

You are an experienced mobile engineer looking to make Twitter for iOS one of the best mobile experiences out there. You're someone who excels at user-centric product development and has a real passion for making beautiful, smooth, and delightful mobile experiences.

  • You are customer-focused and understand that shipping impactful software involves trade-offs and collaboration.

  • You want to apply your knowledge of iOS to work on a small team whose work impacts millions of users every day.

  • You get stuff done and thrive in a collaborative environment that allows you to interact effectively with others.

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and a curiosity to understand how things work, even if they take you outside your area of expertise.

  • You have experience with, and enjoy building, new products and features, and enjoy working with product managers and designers.

  • You are familiar with standard software engineering methodology, e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation.

  • You bring thoughtful perspectives, empathy, creativity, and a positive attitude to take on problems at scale.

  • You are an advocate for the principles of accessibility, and build interfaces accessible to users with disabilities

  • You have empathy for your users and are interested in understanding the human impact of your work across all cultures and walks of life. 

Requirements:

  • Previous experience developing mobile applications (on iOS with Objective-C and Swift)

  • Completed schooling in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

Additional information

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 status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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 via a video conference call.

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