Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
Snap Engineering teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We’re deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.
Some core features we build and maintain include Snapchat’s Camera, Creative Tools, Maps, Chat, Memories, Stories, Discover, Games, and Minis. Our Infrastructure teams deliver an innovative and cost-efficient platform that ensures Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your friends, no matter where you are in the world. We have one of the fastest growing digital ad platforms, and our Monetization teams drive measurable returns for advertisers through novel ad formats like Augmented Reality. As a Snap Engineering team member, you’ll help us build the future of communication.
We’re looking for an iOS Engineer to join Snap Inc! This role will be based in our office in Seattle.
What you’ll do:
Create and refine high performance mobile apps that push the limits of mobile technology
Build fun, new products that are very stable and run smoothly
Design, architect and implement well-tested Objective-C software which powers experiences in Snapchat’s camera
Conceptualize, develop, and launch new features
Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision
Work with the Design team to hone in on the best UI and infrastructure practices
Carry out code reviews to guarantee code quality
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Experience with Objective-C and iOS
Solid understanding of Objective-C Runtime and processes which run “under the hood”
Knowledge of the OS internals, compilers, optimization for low-power and mobile systems
BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
3+ years of experience in developing mobile applications for the iOS environment
Proficiency with multithreading and performance optimization techniques for iOS,
Strong CS fundamentals (algorithms and data structures) and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of software design patterns and iOS best practices
Experience with Objective-C and iOS
Strong knowledge of multithreading and concurrency.
Experience with Swift
Experience with C/C++
Experience with OpenGL or Metal
Deep seated desire to create outstanding mobile experiences
A love for tackling tough technical challenges
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!