Haystack News

Senior iOS Mobile Engineer in Haystack News

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Haystack News is the leading local & world news service on Connected TVs reaching millions of users! This is a unique opportunity to work at Haystack News, one of the fastest-growing TV startups in the world. We are already preloaded on 37% of all TVs shipped in the US!

Be part of a Silicon Valley startup and work directly with the founding team. Jumpstart your career by working with Stanford & Carnegie Mellon alumni and faculty who have already been part of other successful startups in Silicon Valley.

You should join us if you're hungry to learn how Silicon Valley startups thrive, you like to ship quickly and often, love to solve challenging problems, and like working in small teams.

See Haystack's feature at this year's Google IO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YawUi6qPck

Job functions

  • Participate in iOS, iPad and TvOS development
  • Perform full life-cycle development
  • Adhere to agree upon delivery schedules
  • Utilizes source control, continuous integration, and unit testing best practices
  • Work cross-functionally to define and write code for new features
  • Work with Product and Parallel Development Managers
  • Ability to clearly report on bugs, errors, and provide a viable solution for short and long-term
  • Development Culture: work on sprints, propose new ways to do things, allocating and reviewing code

Qualifications and requirements

  • Strong written and spoken English is a must!
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of related professional work experience
  • Strong software engineering skills with expertise in Objective C
  • Knowledge of Objective-C & Swift
  • Knowledge of Backend Systems, and Integrations with iOS Products
  • Experience integrating with RESTful APIs
  • Consumer-Application Development Experience
  • Knowledge of App Store rules and legal regulations
  • Framework Diversity: Strong working knowledge of several iOS Frameworks
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills
  • Scalable Coding experience for applications with thousands of users

Desirable skills

  • Experience with diverse Architectures within Swift


Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Computer provided Haystack News provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Haystack News gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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