GitHub Senior Mobile Engineer

Posted on May 15th, 2019

GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help build GitHub.

We're looking for an iOS engineer to join GitHub's Mobile team. You will work with the team to:

  • Give people the ability to work on GitHub as they like from anywhere in the world.
  • Enable teams to communicate and collaborate with one another while away from the desk and office.
  • Help people stay connected to their work on GitHub without being overwhelmed by alerts and notifications.

Day-to-day you will use Swift and other iOS frameworks to make it easier for teams to get work done.

A week in the life of a Mobile Application Engineer:

  • Discussing and solving engineering problems with your teammates in Slack
  • Collaborating with design and product management to understand the problems we want to solve and exploring how we can solve them
  • Reviewing your teammates' pull requests and providing helpful feedback
  • Opening a pull request to implement the next most important feature or fix the most critical bug
  • Responding to feedback from design and product management
  • Trying to reproduce a reported bug
  • Sharing your status and collectively prioritizing tasks in the weekly team sync up
  • Working with your engineering manager in your 1:1 to grow your team and career

Responsibilities: 

  • Ship features that help people ship software
  • Collaboratively prioritize projects and tasks
  • Review code and provide thoughtful, constructive feedback
  • Translate interaction prototypes into production code
  • Work alongside the web team to define and develop new APIs
  • Develop and maintain mobile release infrastructure
  • Foster an open source community around the products we ship

Qualifications: 

  • Strong written communication skills
  • High degree of empathy
  • 3+ years experience as a full-time iOS engineer
  • Experience with Swift
  • Comfort working asynchronously on a remote, distributed team

Preferred Qualifications: 

We care most about developers that have a track record of shipping beautiful, fast mobile apps. You will be building delightful experiences that help people do their work faster. If this is you, we want to hear from you!

  • Advanced experience with UIKit
  • Experience making apps feel lightning-fast
  • Experience with continuous deployment of mobile apps
  • Knowledge of testing, profiling, and debugging practices

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. Over 36 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 100 million repositories. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together. 
Empathy: We believe in putting people first. 
Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence. 
Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work. 
Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Where We Can Hire

Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner. 

 

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