7 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 Test Developer (Web)

Vacancy opened 01-09-2017
Location: Berlin

Job purpose :
Job Description

We are looking for a motivated, fast learning Junior 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 improvements and is a team player.

The applicant should have basic knowledge of Java programming and a strong interest in webapp 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

  • Develop and maintain automated test cases
  • Monitor automation testing results and file bugs to ensure product functionality and reliability
  • Develop automation tools needed for testing activities
  • Follow best practices when developing automation code, including documentation and maintainability
  • Be a voice of quality in every phase of development
  • Requirements

  • Strong interest in webapp testing
  • Preferably one year or more of hands-on experience in programming automation in Java
  • Experience with Selenium
  • Experience in Desktop UI automation is a plus
  • Create clear, concise, detail oriented test plans/cases/bug reports
  • Ability to identify, prioritize, and execute tasks for meeting project deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Self-driven and eager to learn
  • Education

    Bachelor’s degree is required; technical degree preferred

    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 29-09-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job description

    We are looking to hire a working student (15-20h/week) to help us support our user base in German speaking countries.


    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, 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

  • Communicate with users in German to assist with their questions, issues and suggestions about the product
  • Work directly with engineering team to help reproduce and resolve customer issues
  • Translate product English FAQ to German
  • Requirements

    You are studying towards a degree and have a keen interest in mobile and startup scene.

  • Native German speaking and writing skills (or fluent to native level) are required.
  • Great problem solving and communication skills. We aim to respond to user inquiries as quickly and accurately as possible.
  • Familiar with at least two of the platforms - iOS/Android/OS X/Windows.
  • Knowledge of programming/testing would be a plus. 
  • Training in product architecture, troubleshooting and communications will be provided.
  • Education

    Currently studying in Berlin/Brandenburg towards a Bachelor and/or Master's degree, in marketing, business, technology, or relevant field of study.

    Vacancy opened 29-09-2017
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :
    Job Description

    We are looking for a motivated, fast learning Marketing Intern who will support the Wire marketing team in managing efforts targeted at German-speaking markets, assist with campaigns, and manage social media channels. Your focus will be on research, content creation and assisting with campaigns.


    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, 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

  • Berlin and Germany-specific activities
  • Research into customer segments, channels, events
  • Campaign preparation and management - both online and offline
  • Assist with day-to-day social media management
  • Content production, including written content, images, GIFs and video for our channels
  • Community management - engaging brand enthusiasts on social media and via Wire

  • Requirements

  • Strong interest in social media and content creation
  • Experience in organizing events
  • Active user of at least one-to-many channel – blog, Youtube, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr or other.
  • Good communication and social skills
  • Solid writing skills
  • Photo and video editings skills is a bonus
  • Self-driven and eager to learn
  • Native German speaker, proficient in English

  • Education

    Student of Marketing, Communications, Journalism, PR or related major.

    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