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Verizon Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, California

What you’ll be doing...

Team Description

Our Engineering team focuses on achieving an ideal balance between customer delight, innovation and developer experience. We have a great mix of backgrounds and expertise across a deep stack of technologies and a culture of collaborative problem solving. We’re at a great size for smart, motivated individuals to come in and challenge themselves to grow to the next phase of their careers.

Role Description

We are looking for a skilled macOS/iOS developer to be part of a lean agile team developing apps and features that will change how the world works together. Along with the rest of your team, you will be responsible for delivering great experiences across our Mac and iOS platforms.

If you are somebody who is passionate about the Apple ecosystem, loves pushing the boundaries of both software and the development environment... then we want to talk to you! Here are some details of who you might be

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain Company’s MacOS and iOS applications. Design, develop and test client media, business logic and UI code for multi-way collaboration features and functionality at both system and user experience levels in Company’s Mac desktop and iOS applications.

  • Build optimizations to retain the highest possible audio/video quality under the full range of wi-fi/network conditions encountered by the customer base and to also ensure minimal performance footprint (CPU, GPU, battery drain, memory, bandwidth) of the applications for best user experience.

  • Work together with Design and Product Management teams to spec out and implement intuitive and elegant user experience flows for new collaboration features as well as perfect existing flows such as meeting join and leave, camera/mic/speaker selection, content sharing, etc.

  • Build resilience and recovery features to minimize disruption to the user experience in case of failure conditions (i.e. servers going down, connections dropping, etc.).

  • Write automation test suites to catch quality regressions. Review code from peers and provide design feedback.

  • Instrument, capture, and analyze data in internal and external monitoring tools to debug customer issues in real time and provide support.

  • Deploy and roll out updates to the applications via the appropriate ecosystems (S3/Akamai for the MacOS app, Apple App Store for the iOS app).

  • Monitor ecosystems for new releases (ex. New Operating System versions, new hardware profiles) and ensure continued compatibility of Company’s apps with them.

What we’re looking for...

You need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or at least four years work experience

  • You have 5+ years of software engineering experience within the Apple ecosystem

  • You have 3+ years of experience in Swift and/or Objective-C.

  • You have a good understanding of AppKit and/or UIKit

  • You are familiar with some of Apple’s most commonly used Core frameworks: CoreAnimation, CoreAudio, CoreData, CoreLocation for example

  • You have written a test suite for a Mac or iOS app using some combination of XCTest framework, Kif, Appium, Xamarin Test Cloud, AWS Device Farm

Even better if you have:

  • You care about your craft and are an opinionated software engineer ex. Storyboards vs layout in code, XCode’s pros and cons as an IDE. You are not just a copy and paste jockey for OS X/iOS code.

  • You write tests to prove that your code is correct, modular, well written, and to prevent regressions.

  • You enjoy discussing programming patterns and libraries with your peers

  • You have a good sense of UI design and a keen focus on user experience

  • You have a good understanding of the AppStore submission process

  • You have at least one app that you built or significantly contributed to in the App Store.

  • Familiarity with calendaring systems such as Exchange Web Services and Google Calendar APIs

  • Familiarity with hardware endpoint APIs - Polycom, Lifesize, Cisco etc.

  • Track record of Open Source contributions to significant projects

  • Deep understanding of performance measurement and optimization

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Diversity and Inclusion at Verizon

At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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