Mobile Software Developer

Menlo Park, California, US

WhatsApp is the world’s fastest growing communication company with over 1 billion active users globally. We help bring friends, families, communities, soccer groups, doctors, storm chasers, and million others closer. We are just getting started. We are looking for the best individuals to grow and support this incredible community of users. WhatsApp has been ranked as one of the Top 25 Most downloaded apps in over 100 countries on the App Store and has received over 1 Billion installs on Google Play. Our spacious office is located in the heart of downtown Mountain View.

Join a world-class engineering-driven company, where you'll have instant impact from day one. WhatsApp has an open culture and flat organization. Every engineer is literally sitting a few steps away from the founders. As a member of our engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.

Responsibilities

  • Create new, awesome features for millions of users
  • Write efficient, maintainable code for mobile phones
  • Own release and QA cycles of your code
  • Work with customer support to fix reported bugs

Minimum Qualification

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Passionate about user experience
  • Ability to work in a very small team
  • Experience with Java, Objective-C, C#, or C/C++ programming and debugging skills
  • Strong understanding of application architecture and object-oriented design
  • Android, iOS, or Windows Phone development experience, with deep knowledge of best practices, APIs and libraries
  • 2+ years of commercial software experience
  • Working experience with networking and messaging protocols
  • Proficiency in the following areas: multi-threaded programming, TCP/IP sockets, SQLite
  • Experience developing native mobile apps is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Must be able to work onsite daily in our office in downtown Mountain View, CA