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Your Role and Responsibilities
The Weather Channel is searching for an iOS developer to join our flagship iOS development team. This team is responsible for our native iOS efforts on iPhone and iPad both current and in the future.
This is very much a hands-on position, and the candidate will be responsible for continuing the development of existing world class products for the consumer weather space as well as delivering new and innovative products for the mobile user. A wide range of skills will be required and the candidate must be willing to continue the learning process as The Weather Channel continues to innovate with new ideas and as new tools and techniques become available.
The Weather Channel has fully embraced dedicated Agile teams for product development. As such, the candidate must be willing and able to participate as a team member using Agile processes in an open team based environment.
The candidate must be prepared to continue to leverage dynamic weather data in both geospatial and geo-temporal ways using maps and other visualization techniques such as live and streaming video. In addition, The Weather Channel has a global presence and as such the candidate should be prepared to participate in various localization efforts as well as delivering a strong product to all markets including changes due to cultural differences.
A commitment to quality is a must. The prospective candidate must be willing to continually work to raise the bar in terms of both code quality and user experience. This includes participating in code reviews, refactoring code as needed, and assisting others where needed. Additionally, the candidate should be willing to speak out when quality issues may be present.
● Work in a team oriented, agile environment.
● Evaluate Length of Effort to implement requirements
● Correct defects in the existing product.
● Implement new features or improvements to the existing product or upcoming product as needed.
● Create efficient, performant algorithms and assist others in doing the same.
● Work with Quality Assurance and Testing to deliver well tested and working applications that meet required specifications.
● Be proactive and willing to raise issues early in the development process.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
● BS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
● 3 or more years general programming experience
● at least 2 years experience specific with iOS B. Skills Required:
● Experience using Apple's XCode
● Experience using Objective-C, C, C++ or Swift
● Experience using standard debugging techniques such as logging, LLDB, and
Instruments to identify, localize, and correct software defects
● Familiarity with standard CocoaTouch frameworks including UIKit, StoreKit and CoreAnimation
● Understanding of common design patterns including MVC and MVVM
● Understanding of iOS memory architectures including MRR and ARC
● Basic understanding of the challenges related to mobile development including battery and radio usage as well as CPU, GPU, and memory constraints.
● Strong verbal and written communication skills.
● Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
● A commitment to quality.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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