IRL Senior Mobile Engineer

Posted on September 11th, 2019

Imagine being part of a nimble team where your ideas and input have the potential to impact millions of lives. IRL aims to solve technology addiction by bringing people together in real life. Our goal is to help our users engage more with friends in-person to boost their overall happiness, encourage curiosity, and make the task of organizing hang outs a breeze.

Our team is focused on building an intuitive product that will be a ‘one stop shop’ for all your event and planning needs while still incorporating ticketing and other event platforms. We're looking for self-motivated iOS and Android engineers who have a passion for building high-quality consumer-facing applications.

Responsibilities

  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Translate high fidelity wireframes to produce stellar UI
  • Optimize applications for maximum performance and scalability

Requirements (Android)

  • Experience with Java and the Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Proficient understanding of versioning tools, such as Git and GitHub

Requirements (iOS)

  • Objective-C
  • Swift
  • iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, as well as offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

Desirable Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science or the equivalent hands-on experience
  • Android/iOS mobile app deployment and management
  • Experience with PHP, LAMP, MySQL
  • Team player with a track record in developing high-quality software in complex technology environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with gathering and documenting technical requirements and specifications

Ideal Candidates will also have

  • Experience with cross-platform mobile development frameworks
  • Experience with cloud-based systems such as AWS
  • Ability to mentor other developers and provide technical direction on application architecture
  • Familiarity with Software and Interoperability Techniques and Standards
  • Experience with responsive design techniques and tools (CSS3, Material UI, Vuetify)
  • Deep familiarity with software engineering best practices
  • Experience working in an Agile and SCRUM environment
  • Strong problem-solving capabilities
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