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What you’ll be doing...

We are looking for a Staff Engineer 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.

  • 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.)
  • 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.

This role will be based out of San Jose, CA. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager


What we’re looking for...

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!
You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Swift and/or Objective-C.
  • Knowledge of AppKit and/or UIKit.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Five or more years of software engineering experience within the Apple ecosystem.
  • Experience with some of Apple’s most commonly used Core frameworks: CoreAnimation, CoreAudio, CoreData, CoreLocation for example.
  • Knowledge of UI design and a keen focus on user experience.
  • Knowledge of the AppStore submission process.
  • Built an app or significantly contributed to in the App Store.
  • Experience with video/audio technologies and codecs like WebRTC, H323, H264, SIP, OpenCV.
  • Experience with calendaring systems such as Exchange Web Services and Google Calendar APIs.
  • Experience with hardware endpoint APIs - Polycom, Lifesize, Cisco etc.
  • Track record of Open Source contributions to significant projects.
  • Knowledge of performance measurement and optimization.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

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