3 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



Vacancy opened 15-08-2017
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :
Job Description


We are looking for an experienced engineer for our iOS engineering team which is responsible for building the Wire iPhone and iPad app. Join us to create the best mobile messaging experience and define the new standard of online privacy with strong end-to-end encryption technology. In our team you will be able to develop the best in class user interface and sync library in open-source, showing your code skills to the world.


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

  • Develop architecture and components using Swift and Objective-C.
  • Performance analysis and tuning experience including memory usage, CPU utilization, leak checking, etc.
  • Develop custom UI with Core Animation and Auto-layout.
  • Ensure the highest quality of the software with a test driven development approach.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team through practices such as code reviews and pair programming.
  • Work in an agile development process with short release cycles.
  • Requirements

  • 3+ years experience with mobile applications and mobile development environments.
  • Expert knowledge of Swift and Objective-C.
  • Good understanding of the concepts of software development: algorithms, data structures, patterns. 
  • Good understanding of memory and computational complexity.
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking
  • Object-oriented analysis and architecture design experience.
  • 3+ Apps shipped to the App Store.
  • Passion for software engineering.
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for learning.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Familiar with continuous integration systems.
  • Education

    BS in Computer Science or equivalent, MS preferred.



    Vacancy opened 15-08-2017
    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. 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

  • 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 15-08-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Our team’s role is to develop our backend services, ranging from authentication and authorization services to storage services, as well as to to build and maintain our infrastructure, ensuring that it runs 24/7. Our infrastructure is set up in the cloud: automated builds and tests for our services are continuously deployed as part of our development pipeline. As a member of our team, you will be an integral part of this whole process!

    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

  • Deploy and run our services in the cloud (currently we use AWS) 
  • Manage our own Cassandra/ElasticSearch clusters 
  • Automate our infrastructure deployment and management (using ansible or other), together with other in-house developed tools 
  • Work on Open Source code; mostly Haskell, but also Rust is gaining some popularity. You can see a lot of our server code at https://github.com/wireapp/wire-server 
  • Requirements

  • Excited about designing, building, and running distributed and scalable systems 
  • Experience with AWS (or other cloud providers) 
  • Experience in automating builds and deployments 
  • Unix/Linux environments, including the ability to analyze and troubleshoot potential networking issues 
  • Containerization technologies 
  • We highly value:

  • Interest in statically-typed functional languages 
  • Passion for clean code and elegant solutions (continuously improving current ones) 
  • Education

    BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

    Why Join Wire