Software Engineer, Windows (WhatsApp - LONDON)

WhatsApp is a fast, simple and reliable way to talk to anyone in the world. More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp is not only free but also available on multiple mobile devices and in low connectivity areas - making it accessible and reliable wherever you are. It's a simple and secure way to share your favorite moments, send important information or catch up with a friend. WhatsApp helps people connect and share no matter where they are in the world.
Join a world-class engineering-driven company, where you'll have instant impact from day one. WhatsApp has an open culture and flat organization. As a member of our engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.
Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:Medical Benefits Dental Benefits Vision Benefits Pension Benefits Life Assurance Childcare Benefits Gym BenefitsTransport benefitsLaundry Benefit Posted: August 28th 2017Closing date: September 26th 2017

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create new, awesome features for millions of users
  • Write efficient, maintainable code for mobile phones
  • Own release and QA cycles of your code
  • Work with customer support to fix reported bugs
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Experience with C#, XAML, or C/C++ programming and debugging skills
  • Understanding of application architecture and object-oriented design
  • Windows development experience, UWP, with knowledge of best practices, APIs and libraries
  • Knowledge and experience with Visual Studio 2015/2017
  • Experience with commercial software experience
  • Working experience with networking and messaging protocols
  • Knowledgeable in the following areas: multi-threaded programming, TCP/IP sockets, SQLite
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience developing native mobile apps
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