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Staff Software Engineer - iOS Sync

Company: ForeFlight
Location: Houston
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

ForeFlight is looking for an iOS developer to join our Sync team. This person will help us build and maintain our client-side SDKs that handle storage and sync for our customer data. This position is for a technically well-rounded individual with experience building and shipping iOS apps. -
This person has a solid understanding of systems design, clean APIs, Core Data, and concurrent code. Technically, this person is experienced in Swift and Objective-C development, with a track record of shipping high quality code. Success includes someone that enjoys exploring new technologies in order to stay current, but balances the use of new and old to ensure that execution is priority. This position is based in any of our three offices, and remote options are available. A pilot-coder, or individual looking to pursue their private pilot license, is a plus. Benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with matching, and flight training reimbursement. Requirements

  • Required
    • 8+ years of software engineering experience in iOS development.
    • 3+ years of experience with Core Data and Objective-C
    • Solid understanding of concurrency, threading, and memory management
    • Comfortable working primarily on infrastructure code and supporting the teams that build on top of it
    • Passion for teaching and mentoring more junior engineers
    • Architectural or Technical Lead experience
    • Unit Testing
    • Preferred
      • Experience with Git, including branching and merging strategies
      • Experience with WebSockets
      • Computer Science Degree
      • Nice-to-have
        • Pilot's License or Aviation Experience
        • Docker
        • Amazon Web Services (ECS, RDS, SQS, DynamoDB, S3, etc)
        • Python, Java, ReactJS Benefits
          • Health and dental benefits
          • 401(k) matching with immediate vesting
          • Performance-based bonuses
          • Flight training reimbursement About ForeFlight, LLC ForeFlight produces the best-selling iPad and iPhone app for pilots flying personal and business aircraft, corporate flight departments, and aircraft operators. Customers include individual pilots worldwide, Fortune 500 corporate flight departments, state and federal agencies, leading operators, and leading aircraft OEMs. We have been in the App Store since Day 1 (7/10/2008) and are consistently ranked in the top 50 grossing iPad apps in the App Store. We are known for our exceptional software user interface design and responsive, knowledgeable customer support team. ForeFlight Mobile, our flagship application, was named Aviation Consumer's 2011 App of the Year and received Flying Magazine's Editors' Choice Award for 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2017. - Our downtown Austin office is located at 1801 E 6th St, just a short walk from the MetroRail station. Our Houston office is located in Montrose near Torchy's. Our Maine office is located in the vibrant Old Port of downtown Portland and just steps from renowned restaurants, arts and music and a working waterfront. We are a product-focused company where software development and customer service are the top priorities. Our software development team hails from Trinity University, Rice University, Texas A&M, UT Austin, and Clemson. We love shipping. If you've contributed to any open source projects, make sure to include links to relevant code. If you are a recent graduate, please include a copy of your transcript. In your cover letter, please indicate any aviation experience and list any relocation preferences or constraints.

Keywords: ForeFlight, Houston , Staff Software Engineer - iOS Sync, IT / Software / Systems , Houston, Texas

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