iOS Engineer

Engineering / Palo Alto, CA, United States

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We are looking for an experienced iOS developer with a background in shipping beautiful, high-performance, maintainable software to join our iOS team.  Here at Flipboard you will take on complex problems, experiment with open source solutions and enjoy a culture that celebrates constant innovation. In this role you will work on a completely unique and beautiful app and be able to pair your experience with a talented and fun team!

What you’ll do

  • Build iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch apps and extensions

  • Write clean, maintainable code while rapidly iterating and shipping

  • Use lldb, HockeyApp, JIRA, and FLEX to diagnose and squash bugs

  • Tune CPU and memory performance with Instruments

  • Work collaboratively with product managers and designers to develop features

  • Integrate with web services and spec out APIs with platform developers

  • Maintain a thoughtful commit history using git and conduct peer reviews using GitHub

What you know

  • Low level details of the Objective-C language and runtime

  • Extensive experience with Foundation, UIKit, Core Animation and Cocoa Touch APIs

  • How to build composable, extensible interfaces quickly

  • How to work within and maintain an existing codebase

  • Familiarity with git and common workflows are a plus but not necessary

  • Swift knowledge is a plus

Why Join Flipboard

  • You will build a product that millions use and love every day, transforming how people discover and share content.

  • From the beginning we’ve been uncompromising in creating an environment that inspires great work and values the balanced lives of our staff.

  • Our culture will enable you to learn and grow while you are shaping the product and the company.

  • Our CEO Mike McCue is a creative visionary experienced at building innovative products and companies.

  • Our weekly “Mock O’Clock” happy hour is a fun way to demo crazy ideas to the whole company and catch up with coworkers.

  • Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of computers, screens, tablets, and peripherals.

  • Flipboard’s offices are open, beautifully designed spaces, and centrally located to public transportation.

  • Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.