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Staff iOS Software Engineer, Accessibility

Salesforce

Remote,US

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About Slack
Slack is your Digital HQ – a place where work flows between your people, systems, partners, and customers. From Fortune 100 companies to corner markets, millions of people around the world use Slack to connect their teams, unify their systems, and drive their business forward.

Slack breaks down communication silos inside and beyond your organization by bringing teams and tools together around common goals, projects and processes in channels and in Slack Connect. It removes the limits of physical walls, giving people the flexibility to do their best work where, when and how they prefer with features like huddles and clips. And it empowers everyone to automate common tasks with apps and workflows. In this digital-first era, Slack’s mission is to make people’s work lives simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

A taste of our scale and reach:

Slack delivers 300k+ messages per second
77% of the fortune 100 use Slack
150+ countries have daily active users in Slack
To date, 1.79 trillion messages have been sent on Slack
2.65 billion actions are taken in Slack each day
Slack has 200k+ paid customers
Users are spending a combined 243 million minutes per week in Huddles

About the team
We're looking for people who are passionate about creating great accessible iOS applications.

You’ve been around for a few Xcode releases and you know how to delight iOS users. You’ve watched all of the WWDC A11y sessions and you’re passionate about building highly accessible experiences and helping others do the same. You like building for the long term and value patterns and structures that allow for maximum flexibility in a constantly evolving product.

As an iOS Engineer, you will work with a cross-functional team, using your extensive knowledge in iOS Accessibility APIs to make the Slack experience the best it can possibly be. You will also work within the wider iOS team to advise and evangelize for best A11y practices and help us maintain a strong and consistent accessible approach to mobile development.

You excel in leading others, and mentoring and growing other iOS engineers and accessibility evangelists is something you are passionate about. You set a high bar for the technical design and code quality of your team. You demonstrate exceptional ownership of not only the area of your team, but across Slack’s entire iOS codebase. You have a “can do” demeanor and nothing is beneath you or outside your responsibilities because you do what it takes to deliver the highest quality code and the most impactful features.


What You Should Have

4+ years of working experience in iOS product development
4+ years of working experience building software for users with disabilities
8+ years of working experience building high quality software products
A related technical degree required, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
Experience working closely with product teams, designers, and other developers to advocate for and provide guidance to build a highly-accessible mobile experience
A strong understanding of Apple’s Accessibility APIs
A strong understanding of assistive technologies and accessibility features on iOS, like VoiceOver
Experience developing with Swift
Experience developing highly performant code and view layouts and the ability to diagnose performance bottlenecks
A disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment
An excellent approach to guiding, influencing, and growing other iOS engineers
Extensive understanding of the Cocoa framework
A familiarity with the iOS tool ecosystem for development, testing, debugging, and performance benchmarking
An excellent understanding of standard methodologies for concurrency and threading
A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things higher

Bonus Points

Experience using Slack and a keen interest in making it better
A passion for building and maintaining excellent open source projects or otherwise contributing to the iOS or accessibility communities
Slack has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

Benefits & Perks

Check out our benefits site which explains our various benefits, including wellbeing reimbursement, generous parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility benefits, and more!

Salesforce Information
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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
For New York-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $204,400 to $296,400.
For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $204,400 to $296,400.
For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $204,400 to $296,400.
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