Automattic

Mobile Engineers (Android & iOS)

We want you to help us take WordPress, Simplenote, and other native apps for Android and iOS to the next level. We want people to be able to blog and manage their site or shop wherever they are, taking advantage of the things that make our mobile devices our most important ones, such as media and notifications. We work closely with multi-functional product teams to improve the WordPress experience on phones and tablets — both the apps and their underlying APIs and systems.

About you:

  • You are highly collaborative and you love participating in code reviews and discussions about architecture or design.
  • You are passionate about and accomplished in Android or iOS software development; in particular, Kotlin and Swift experience are a definite plus.
  • You are knowledgeable about design patterns and testability; experience with Espresso, performance testing and unit testing is very welcome.
  • You are thoughtful about product design, with good user experience instincts.

Extra credit:

  • Experience with React Native development.
  • UI design skills and knowledge of platform design specifications.
  • PHP, WordPress, and REST API backend programming experience.
  • Data analysis experience, and understanding of how analytics can influence product decisions.
  • Knowledge of tooling and build systems.
  • Open source contributions, particularly involvement in open source (or other) communities.

We’re serious about growing diversity in the tech industry. We want to build Automattic as an environment where people love their work and show respect and empathy to those with whom we interact. Diversity typically includes, but is not limited to, differences in race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political and religious affiliation, socioeconomic background, cultural background, geographic location, disabilities and abilities, relationship status, veteran status, and age. To work on diversity means that we welcome these differences, and strive to increase the visibility of traditionally underrepresented groups. Read more about our dedication to diversity and inclusion.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé as a PDF. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject.

Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

If you’re reading this on a site other than automattic.com please ensure you visit automattic.com/work-with-us for the latest details on applying.

Please answer the following questions in your cover letter. Applications without these questions answered will not be considered:

  • Tell us about an interesting app you’ve worked on. What made it interesting?
  • How do you use our products, or their competitors? How would you improve one of them?
  • What questions do you have for us?

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All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed company, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. All our developers are experienced and work with minimal supervision. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast. Flexibility is key.