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Software Engineer, Mobile iOS Accessibility

Facebook

Menlo Park, CA,USA

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a Mobile iOS Accessibility Engineer to focus on the accessibility of Facebook’s various product offerings. This person would work on the Accessibility Engineering team to improve accessibility infrastructure and compatibility of Facebook’s products with assistive technologies. This position is based in our Menlo Park headquarters. We are looking for passionate, empathetic engineers with strong experience developing sophisticated applications on the iPhone or iPad using the iOS SDK. The Accessibility Engineering team is dedicated to improving digital accessibility so that everyone has the power to build community and bring the world closer together. If this is your passion as well, then we look forward to hearing from you soon!

Responsibilities

Work closely with our product and design teams to customize the Facebook experience for the iOS platform for accessibility
Implement custom native user interfaces using the latest iOS programming techniques
Build reusable, accessible iOS software components for interfacing with the Facebook platform
Analyze and optimize UI and back-end application code for efficiency, performance and accessibility

Minimum Qualifications

B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field
3+ years of software development experience
2+ years mobile application development at the user interface and system levels
Knowledge of accessibility design principles and implementation techniques
Knowledge of iOS SDK performance tools and optimization techniques
Experience designing APIs
Experience writing unit tests and testable code
Critical thinking and communication skills

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