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Senior Software Engineer, Mobile

at TuneIn in Palo Alto, CA   —   Apr 07, 2014   |  
Overview
Please submit your application through our website at:
http://tunein.com/careers?gnk=apply&gni=4028f88b2fc37e9a012fdff530e324d8&gns=Startuply


TuneIn Engineering

We’re solving new, challenging problems that are transforming an industry.
We code highly scalable, cutting-edge solutions using various technologies, including C#, JavaScript/HTML5, Objective-C, Java, and C++, that target millions of users on every significant mobile platform and the web.

Our small, focused team develops practical yet elegant code with a minimum amount of “process.” Every engineer has the opportunity to work on projects that will significantly impact our customers, broadcast partners or our company- likely all three!

We want passionate, analytical people with deep OO programming skills (any language) and experience with large-scale products.


Senior Software Engineer, Mobile

The senior mobile software engineer will lead and execute a variety of projects to extend and enhance our flagship TuneIn products. As a member of the mobile team, you will work directly with business owners to influence product direction, design compelling solutions and bring them to market. This position is based in Palo Alto, CA.
Responsibilities
Build mobile web, platform and applications for scale on the order of millions of users, and optimize code for numerous platforms.
Create technical specifications and schedule estimates for new products, then execute from start to finish.
Convert wireframes and/or high fidelity comps to simple, efficient and functional code.
Maintain and improve existing mobile applications.
Shape product strategy and direction by interacting directly with business owners and end users.
Target users on multiple devices (mobile, desktop, TV) in multiple locales using the smallest possible code footprint.
Review continuity within TuneIn mobile product ecosystem and build consistency.
Recognize innovation opportunities unique to mobile and bring them to life.
Break down and solve complex interaction and technical problems.
Create reusable components and application development blueprints for partners.
Contribute to development of mobile SDKs, which are used by thousands of partners worldwide.
Experience
Strong working knowledge of at least one object-oriented application development language, such as Java, C/C++, etc.
Experience developing for Android OS, BlackBerry and/or iOS.
Good sense of usability and design in consumer applications.
Track record of full life-cycle development responsibility.
Clear communication and writing skills.
Significant consumer application development experience, with emphasis on mobile technologies.
Passion for quality.
Practical perspective on software engineering discipline.
Focused on learning and delivering.
Experience with developing a successful mobile application that’s on the market today.
Compensation
How We’re Different
We have an unmatched breadth and depth of live audio content from everywhere in the world.

Opportunity
Imagine joining one of the great technology companies at an early stage, yet after it had already proven that users love its products, it had established a strong revenue stream and the market demand were global. With just a handful of employees, each person joining now can have a meaningful impact on the company and millions of users

Recent stats
#1 paid music app in iTunes U.S.
#1 paid music app in Amazon Appstore for Android
Within the top 5 music apps, both free and paid, in 45 countries
4-5 stars in iTunes, Android and Blackberry stores
50,000 stations from around the world
Content from 173 countries in 100 languages
Product is localized in 22 languages
TuneIn Radio powers over 100 products in several industry verticals


Benefits & Perks
Beyond the amazing career opportunity and fun team, TuneIn offers some nice perks:

Competitive salaries
Paid holidays and PTO
Free lunches, snacks and drinks
Several health insurance options, plus vision and dental
Downtown Palo Alto location in a renovated historic building directly across from the Cal Train station, blocks away from great cafes, restaurants and stores
Free parking in downtown Palo Alto
Interact with major players in the technology, music, sports, entertainment, mobile, automotive and consumer electronics industries
Listen to great music from our own product in the office
Indoor remote control helicopter flying
Midday cycling in sunny Palo Alto
Weekly group activities, like karaoke, Giants games, surfing, stand up paddling and regular happy hours at TuneIn and along University Avenue
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