Software Engineer | Mobile | iOS

Wikimedia Foundation San Francisco, CA (allows remote)

Job Description

Summary

Wikimedia’s Mobile App Team is looking for an iOS developer who thrives on Core Data, Auto Layout, and Interface Builder to empower and delight our users. We’re passionate about crafting the most performant and beautiful experience for our iOS users and we need your help to do it.

You’ll join a small established iOS team to evolve and create never before seen contributory pipelines for our projects across multiple devices and screen sizes.

Description

  • Enable millions of iPhone and iPad users to have the fastest and most beautiful Wikipedia experience

  • Write software in Objective-C using Interface Builder, Auto Layout and Core Data

  • Collaborate with Designers, Product Managers, Users and the World

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Thrive on concurrency and multi-threading

  • Love the gears that make iOS tick and tock for performance profiling

  • 5 Years of Objective-C development

Pluses

  • Having tinkered with XCode continuous integration

  • Experience with TextKit

  • Active experimentation with Swift and iOS 8 beta development

Show us your stuff! Please share any of your personal or collaborative project(s) or contributions you feel would be helpful to us in understanding your technical prowess. Links to your open source projects, GitHub, your technical blogs, publications would be great.

Try it out!  If you aren’t already using it, download the app and give it a try.  We’d love to hear what you think when you apply.

Note: Remote applicants will be considered if located in the Americas.

About Wikimedia Foundation

About the Wikimedia Foundation

The Wikimedia Foundation is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California that operates Wikipedia and its sister projects in 285 languages. Together they receive nearly 500 million unique visitors per month making it the 5th most popular Web property. Wikimedia’s globally-distributed staff of 170 interact with a community of more than 100,000 people worldwide and remains committed to creating a world in which every single human being can freely and easily share in the sum of all knowledge.

More Information:

http://blog.wikimedia.org/2014/06/05/new-wikipedia-android-app-beta/

http://wikimediafoundation.org/

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki



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Software Engineer | Mobile | iOS at Wikimedia Foundation