Mobile Software Developer (i18n & I10n - WhatsApp)

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.

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
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Experience with Java, Objective-C, C#, or C/C++ programming and debugging skills
  • Understanding of application architecture and object-oriented design
  • Android, iOS, or Windows Phone development experience, with knowledge of best practices, APIs and libraries
  • 2+ years of commercial software experience
  • Experience with localization and internationalization (l10n and i18n)
  • Experience working with different scripts, encodings, and BiDi language
  • Working experience with networking and messaging protocols
  • Knowledgeable in the following areas: multi-threaded programming, TCP/IP sockets, SQLite

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience developing native mobile apps