Job type full-time
Benefits pulled from the full job description
401(k) 401(k) matching health insurance paid time off
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Full job description
Why we matter: aura connects people around the world through a brilliant and simple photo-sharing experienceFounded by two early twitter engineers, aura began as a software company driven to connect people and deliver joyWe liberate the wonderful photos that might otherwise stay trapped on smartphonesTechnology and innovation are at the core of every decision we make, but always in the service of bringing families and friends closer together.
Our ios app is built on a hybrid of swift and objective-c codeWe use some popular tools like bitrise, cocoapods, and afnetworkingIn addition to the user interface, we have developed a highly performant photo upload pipeline that runs in the foreground and in the background, so our users` photos can be classified quickly and easilyWe also have a communication stack built on corebluetooth and the wireless accessory configuration (wac) protocol, to make managing our hardware device simple and intuitive for our users.
How you will add value: you will join our small mobile team, working closely with design and product, to improve, scale, and expand our ios app to hundreds of thousands of happy customersOur app is the primary touch point for our product, and is the key to delighting our customersWe`re especially interested in someone who takes a strong customer-focused engineering approachWe believe that our customers and their needs should be at the center of every technical decision, and are relentlessly focused on delivering the best possible productAs a member of a small team, you`ll be directly responsible for a large variety of highly-important projectsThe team works in short sprints and values quick iteration, and close collaboration with design and other stakeholders.
What excites you about an opportunity:
Own assigned projects from first line of code to release to production
Develop new features, fix bugs, and make other improvements to our flagship ios app
Maintain and improve build systems, testing infrastructure, and qa processes
Work on our rails api as needed to support new app features
Collaborate directly with designers to deliver beautiful and functional new features
Participate in code review on github
Be responsible for your own weekly tasks through self-organization, communication, and time management
Participate in daily standup meetings and others as necessary
We`re excited about you because:
Have at least 5 years of native ios experience on an app with at least 10k mau
Be ready to work in a hybrid objective-c and swift codebase
Have a deep familiarity with ios technologies and trends
Have experience building world-class ui on the ios platform
Are comfortable working in a small team and taking ownership over various aspects of the app
Are focused on user experience and using metrics, research, and feedback to measure success
Take a detail oriented approach to user interface, including comfort digging into design files from sketch or figma
Work iteratively and think from the customer`s perspective
Are self-motivated and learns new skills quickly and constantly
Can clearly communicate their decisions and present their work to management, engineering, and other stakeholders
Because you matter: we believe in creating a happy and supportive work environment, so you can both excel at your job and actually enjoy coming into work each day.
For full-time, us-based employeesBenefits may differ for part-time or international roles.
Comprehensive health plans - aura pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for families.
401(k) with match - aura fully matches the first 4% of your salary contributed
$2k annual career budget - classes, conferences, books, etc
Lunch and snacks - including stipend for remote employees
$150 monthly fitness allowance - gym, coaching, etc
Generous time off - and you’re required to take at least 10 days off each year
Aura home incAll rights reserved, aura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplaceWe celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employeesWe encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employmentPlease contact us to request an accommodation.
Posted 30+ days ago