Junior iOS Engineer at Audible (Newark, NJ)
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Location: Newark, NJ
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-07-24 05:00:59
Good storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.ABOUT THIS ROLEAs an iOS Engineer, its up to you to define, design and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and well support you with the latest tech, tools and systems that you need to succeed. Youll be essential in ensuring the team can reach their potential; working closely with them, reviewing their work, mentoring, and supporting them to develop. Together, youll build and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice.ABOUT THE TEAMThe Audible iOS teams vision is to enable a friction-less experience allowing Audible customers to listen and engage with the largest Audiobook portfolio. Our goal is to deliver world-class products that scale for millions of daily listener sessions across the entire iOS eco-system including smart phones, Car Play, Smart Watches and living room devices. We are a nimble team with a game-changing mind-set, endless passion and uncompromising user focus. We operate like a start-up, yet have the resources we need to deliver on our goals.ABOUT YOUYou are talented, adaptable, and flexible. Were looking for creative, open-minded iOS software development engineers to help build technologies that continuously improve the Audible listening experience. While focusing on iOS development, youll build and scale mobile software, and coordinate cross-functionally by integrating new features, maintaining high performance, and creating intuitive interfaces. Our team is working on building native iOS products, without compromising compatibility with various iOS devices in an agile environment.If you are ready to become a part of a culture that celebrates thinking big and want to use your passion and creativity to improve the daily lives of listeners around the world, we have a place for you on our team come join us.As a Junior iOS Engineer, you will...· Own and be responsible for key components within the team.· Design, develop, implement and support Key Components using latest technology that will influence teams beyond Audible.· Work with Product Management and take the lead to help create, design and develop software that involves exploring and bringing out latest technology on the platform to make the listening experience better and easier for our users.· Take every opportunity make a large impact on the design, architecture and implementation of cutting edge mobile based products.· Provide technical direction and strategy to the team, drive the system architecture, spearhead the best practices and influence peer teams with brown-bag sessions and hackathons.· Staying up to date on the latest trends & technologies industry-wide and sharing that knowledge with the internal community.· Committed to team work, hustle and strong communication skills (both to business and technical peers).· Thrive in delivering high quality technology mobile products in a fast paced environment with shifting priorities.Basic Qualifications· 1+ years of experience in Objective-C or Swift.· Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science or related field.· 1+ years of professional software development experience.· Data-oriented skills with knowledge of Core Data and database design.· Working knowledge of dependency injection, operations/promises, and modular development.· Experience in documentation, unit testing, code reviews, test automation, continuous integration & deployment.· Experience in Agile development.Preferred Qualifications· Demonstrated experience in problem-solving with experience in ambiguous situations.· Recent experience building enterprise-scale mobile applications.· Experience building mobile UI with UIKit, especially Auto Layout and related SDKs, including use of storyboard and animations.· Background in synchronizing information across devices with support for offline transactions.· Competency in automation, enthusiasm for continuous integration/deployment or Chaos Engineering.· Experience with Swift, bridging headers etc.· Solid Coding practices including good design, unit testing, peer code reviews and a preference for agile methods.· Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices including coding standards, source code management & build processes.ABOUT AUDIBLEAt Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading producer and provider of original spoken-word entertainment and audiobooks, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.