6 job openings

Berlin

Industry

Computer Software

Foundation Date

2012

Wire

Berlin

Story

Wire is a European technology company developing a secure and privacy-focused communication platform. It combines various ways to communicate and collaborate and having fun doing it, such as high quality calls, video calls, file sharing, screen sharing, as well as fun features like sketch, GIFs and much more. 

Wire was founded by Alan Duric, Priidu Zilmer and Jonathan Christensen in 2012. The Swiss company has a development center in Berlin, Germany. The team comes from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology.

Vision

Protect the digital privacy of people and organizations.

Created by some of the key players behind Skype, Wire seeks to harness the demand for an independent, modern messaging platform, and serve as the future of digital communications.

Our Mission

At Wire’s core is a desire to provide a digital shield for users’ communications by keeping the platform tracking and ad free, and by not selling any data to third-parties. Wire has deployed end-to-end encryption across all features and open sourced the code base to further defend its users and increase transparency.

Our values

Humble and friendly.

Curious and passionate.

Witty and polite.

Energetic and fresh.

Stylish and understated.

Benefits

Highly experienced team
Highly experienced team
20+ nationalities
20+ nationalities
Functional programming languages
Functional programming languages
Career growth opportunities
Career growth opportunities
Tech talks, events and conferences
Tech talks, events and conferences
Centrally located and beautiful office
Centrally located and beautiful office
Rooftop terrace
Rooftop terrace
Secure place for bikes
Secure place for bikes
German classes
German classes
Yoga classes
Yoga classes
Daily breakfast
Daily breakfast
Lunches 2x/week
Lunches 2x/week
Best coffee, beverages, snacks & fruits
Best coffee, beverages, snacks & fruits
Company phone
Company phone
Table tennis and foosball
Table tennis and foosball

Meet the Team

Job Opportunities



Software Developer, Scala/Android

Vacancy opened 04-09-2017
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :
We are looking for a Scala developer with exposure to Android. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated and proactive individual that combines a desire to learn with strong collaboration and excellent communication skills. In Wire’s Android app Java is used for the UI and presentation layer, whereas the lower levels of the app are in Scala. Desired candidates will have knowledge and experience of Android and Scala development, or be able to learn those skills under our guidance.

About us

Wire is a European start-up building a modern, secure and open source privacy-focused communications experience. We are a Swiss company with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology.

Benefits

When you join: 

Work with experts, multicultural team from 20 nationalities, competitive salary, relocation support, career growth opportunities, beautiful office with a rooftop terrace in the heart of Berlin.

Day-to-day:

Functional programming languages, hardware of your choice, adjustable standing desks, high quality chairs, regular tech talks, developer meetups in the office, bike storage, table tennis, foosball, yoga, breakfasts and lunches.

Responsibilities

  • Implement new features in the app 
  • Help maintain and improve the code base 
  • Design new features and apply testing methodologies 
  • Coach junior members of the team 
  • Collaborate with other teams to identify and resolve issues 
  • Requirements

  • 2+ years experience with Scala development 
  • Experience with Android development (or willingness to learn) 
  • Understand object-oriented programming 
  • Knowledge of design patterns 
  • Passion for clean code and elegant solutions 
  • Experience with automated testing 
  • Experience with version control systems (preferably Git) 
  • Independent software projects and attention to detail 
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills 
  • Education 
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred
  • Vacancy opened 30-10-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job Description

    We are looking for a Senior Scala/Android Software Developer with an interest in encrypted communication and privacy to work on our open source app. The ideal candidate will be an experienced, reliable and proactive individual who has the desire to grow together with the Android team and to improve the process and quality of the app. In Wire’s Android app has components both in Java and Scala, with an increasing focus on Scala. The desired candidate will have knowledge of both Android and Scala development. Wire’s source code is hosted on GitHub and the development happens through public pull requests.


    About us

    Wire is a European start-up based in Switzerland, with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our team includes people from a wide range of backgrounds, united by a shared passion for communication, design and technology. We are building a simple and beautiful next generation communications experience: www.wire.com 


    Responsibilities

  • Share ownership of the code with the entire team through code reviews, pair programming and by debating approaches and solutions
  • Contribute to the application development as a domain expert, leading by example
  • Produce easy to read, self-documenting and testable open source code
  • Be involved on cross-platform concerns, system-wide architectural decisions and product development
  • Collaborate closely with product and design teams to create innovative user interfaces and features, optimized for Android
  • Coach junior members of the team
  • Identify and communicate concerns and obstacles
  • Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience developing Android and/or Scala applications preferably with some experience in both domains
  • Familiarity with both object-oriented and functional programming paradigms
  • Thoughtful about quality and keen eye for testing, both at the code level (writing unit and integration tests) and at the process level (collaborating with QA specialists)
  • Ability to stay up-to-date with the Android ecosystem, to proactively propose improvements and alternatives
  • Strong problem solving abilities, and capable of collaborating with both engineers and business stakeholders
  • Great communication skills, genuine team orientation and ability to share and receive feedback
  • Education

    BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred

    Vacancy opened 23-11-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job description

    We are looking for a team-player who provides the best setups for our sales teams to grow Wire’s revenues and aspire to become our next Sales Executive. The SDR role links our best-in-class lead generation methodology with a rigorous sales execution model. The SDR is the first point of contact for demo requests and qualification – along with a self-driven outreach program to increase our pipeline month over month. The successful candidate will have a winning attitude and an ambition to grow in the role and who is comfortable working in the fast paced and dynamic environment of a high-growth technology company.


    About us

    Wire is a European start-up building a modern, secure and open source privacy-focused communications experience. We are a Swiss company with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology. www.wire.com


    Benefits

    When you join:

    Work with experts, multicultural team from 20 nationalities, competitive salary, relocation support, career growth opportunities, beautiful office with a rooftop terrace in the heart of Berlin.


    Day-to-day:

    Functional programming languages, hardware of your choice, adjustable standing desks, high quality chairs, regular tech talks, developer meetups in the office, bike storage, table tennis, foosball, yoga, breakfasts and lunches.


    Responsibilities

  • Drive and build pipeline for closure by the Sales Executive
  • Handle inbound requests and turn them into opportunities
  • Execute unsolicited prospect calls and convert them into sales
  • Creatively prospect for new accounts via internal and external tools
  • Work with marketing and sales operations to ensure integrity and upkeep of accounts in the CRM database
  • Appropriately communicate offering description, brand identity, and corporate position
  • Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in demand gen or cold call sales
  • Superior pre-call planning, opportunity qualification and objection handling skills
  • Solid communication skills both verbal and written
  • Positive and energetic phone skills, excellent listening skills
  • Strong analytical thinker and problem solver
  • Outstanding attention to detail with superior time management skills
  • Passion for testing, measuring and improving conversion and follow up effectiveness
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment
  • Experience using Salesforce.com a plus
  • Education

    Post-secondary degree or equivalent industry experience

    Senior Software Developer In Test (ios)

    Vacancy opened 30-10-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job Description

    We are looking for a motivated, fast learning Senior Software Test Developer with good programming, problem determination, and communication skills. The role will be supporting user story testing and automating in a high percentage of test cases for efficient CI processes. The successful candidate is someone who is passionate about quality improvement and is a team player. The applicant should have good knowledge of Java programming and a strong interest in iOS app testing.


    About us

    Wire is a European start-up building a modern, secure and open source privacy-focused communications experience. We are a Swiss company with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology. www.wire.com


    Benefits

    When you join:

    Work with experts, multicultural team from 20 nationalities, competitive salary, relocation support, career growth opportunities, beautiful office with a rooftop terrace in the heart of Berlin.


    Day-to-day:

    Functional programming languages, hardware of your choice, adjustable standing desks, high quality chairs, regular tech talks, developer meetups in the office, bike storage, table tennis, foosball, yoga, breakfasts and lunches.


    Responsibilities

  • Create and execute test cases for new stories
  • Automate and maintain test cases
  • Collaborate with the designers on spec and use cases
  • Be a part of the scrum team and scrum meetings
  • Find, troubleshoot, investigate bugs and log them in Jira
  • Share insights and bugs with the other QA members
  • Support CS on escalated problems
  • Report the testing progress and bugs status
  • Be a quality gate keeper of the releases
  • Coach and guide junior teammates on work assignment and problems solving
  • Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in software testing
  • Good knowledge of Java 
  • Previous experience with automation and CI
  • Advanced user of Jira
  • Previous experience in shipping native apps for iOS
  • Proactive and open minded person with the ability to think critically
  • Good analytical skills and willingness to track down root causes of issues 

  • Education

    Bachelor’s degree is required; technical degree preferred


     

    Software Developer In Test (iOS)

    Vacancy opened 30-10-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job Description

    We are looking for a motivated, fast learning Software Test Developer with good programming, problem determination, and communication skills. The role will be supporting user story testing and automating in a high percentage of test cases for efficient CI processes. The successful candidate is someone who is passionate about quality improvement and is a team player. The applicant should have good knowledge of Java programming and a strong interest in iOS app testing.


    About us

    Wire is a European start-up building a modern, secure and open source privacy-focused communications experience. We are a Swiss company with a development center in Berlin, Germany. Our people come from a wide range of backgrounds, united by shared passion for communication, design and technology. www.wire.com


    Benefits

    When you join:

    Work with experts, multicultural team from 20 nationalities, competitive salary, relocation support, career growth opportunities, beautiful office with a rooftop terrace in the heart of Berlin.


    Day-to-day:

    Functional programming languages, hardware of your choice, adjustable standing desks, high quality chairs, regular tech talks, developer meetups in the office, bike storage, table tennis, foosball, yoga, breakfasts and lunches.


    Responsibilities

  • Create and execute test cases for new stories
  • Automate and maintain test cases
  • Collaborate with the designers on spec and use cases
  • Be a part of the scrum team and scrum meetings
  • Find, troubleshoot, investigate bugs and log them in Jira
  • Share insights and bugs with the other QA members
  • Support CS on escalated problems
  • Be a quality gate keeper of the releases
  • Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in software testing
  • Good knowledge of Java 
  • Proactive and open minded person with the ability to think critically
  • Good analytical skills and willingness to track down root causes of issues
  • Education

    Bachelor’s degree is required; technical degree preferred

    Why Join Wire