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Mobile Developer- iOS

San Francisco, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Who are you?

Livefyre is looking for a seasoned Mobile Developer to bring our real-time conversation platform to the next level of amazing on Apple devices.  The Mobile Developer – iOS will lead the charge of Livefyre mobile development for Apple devices – starting with our iOS SDK.  We are working with big data, thousands of customers, exponential traffic growth, and are rapidly on our way to billions of monthly page views.  This is an incredible opportunity for you to join a growing team solving extremely challenging engineering issues.  

Key Qualities:

  • Leadership – Work hard and lead by example within a brilliant team that only knows how to work at 150%.

  • Innovation – Bring design, process, and architecture ideas to the table that challenge the status quo while supporting business goals

  • Anticipation vs. Reaction – Think about what lies ahead and plan accordingly

  • Automate the World – Elimination of manual processes is key. If you have done it more than twice, it should be automated.

  • Agile Junkie – You know it, you’ve done it, you love it.

Key Skills:

  • Proven ability in iOS development with 2-3 years of shipping apps

  • Expert experience with Objective-C

  • Understands iOS performance techniques

  • Other strong OO programming experience

  • Experience building rich client-side applications against HTTP APIs

  • Experience with Java and Android development is a huge plus

  • Understands UX and design principles

  • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns

  • Strong familiarity with Git or similar SCM

  • Troubleshooting (especially under fire)

  • Loves writing documentation

*We actively use everything mentioned under “Key Skills”. Depending upon previous roles, similar skills/technologies may be equally acceptable.

Who are we?

Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. With Livefyre, brands can integrate real-time, social content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements, and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. As the sixth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 250 leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony Playstation, Sports Illustrated and The New York Times. 

Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco and New York, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. For more information, visit www.livefyre.com or follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre.


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