iOS Engineer - Wildfire - SF

Wildfire is the front page of the five miles right around you. It's an app where users post about local events (campus safety, parties, celebrity sightings, and more) to notify the people right around them instantly.


We are a 4-person startup of recent UC Berkeley grads backed by Y Combinator and several tier-one Silicon Valley venture capital firms.


Wildfire is used by thousands of college students and we are growing quickly. Over 50% of UC Berkeley’s campus downloaded Wildfire within a month. When a shooting happened near campus, we notified 4,000 students in 1 minute – and grew by 2,000 downloads in the next hour - literally spreading like wildfire.


This is a unique opportunity to join a startup with significant momentum where you’ll help define our company as it evolves, and build a product that will impact people’s lives daily.



What You’ll Do at Wildfire

You’ll focus on Wildfire's first & most used product: our iOS app

You'll sharpen your product management skills: thinking through UX, driving product decisions, and talking with our users to help improve Wildfire

Your work will impact tens of thousands of students every day

Does this sound like you?

You have experience building full stack apps

You’re willing to dive in to the details - from design to debugging to devops

You can quickly learn and adapt to changes in requirements and technologies

You’ve built side projects or participated in hackathons

You’re friendly and collaborative, and bring energy to the office

You’re resilient and excited to share your skills at an early stage startup

Our Stack

iOS (Objective C), Android (Java), Node.js, React, Python, SQL + GraphQL, AWS

But actually, we don't require experience in any technology. We're looking for people who can learn whatever tools are best to take on the problem at hand!

If you've released any apps in the App Store or written libraries for iOS, please include links!

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