ARE YOU READY TO TAKE YOUR CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS? ARE YOU SEEKING A NEW CHALLENGE IN A DYNAMIC SECTOR?
This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside.
OUR TRUE NORTH:
Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with great enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge. We are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries. Day after day, story after story, Outside Interactive, Inc., proves that a hike, a climb, a run, a ride, a day skiing, or a yoga practice can change lives - and change the world.
Join the team at Outside as a Software Engineer III for the Gaia GPS iOS team. In this role, you will build software for some of the wildest adventures on earth and help people explore the backcountry with cutting-edge data and tools. You will work closely with our innovative team of iOS Developers. This team has recently shipped new features such as offline routing, turn-by-turn navigation, and CarPlay integration to our passionate users. We have extensive infrastructure based on open data, open-source frameworks, and open tools.
At Outside Inc., our North Star is to equip our community with the best mapping technology to find your way outdoors.
This position is 100% remote.
● Cracking some of the most complex spatial challenges in the iOS app ecosystem
● Expanding the Gaia GPS community and their ability to empower their peers
● Collaborating with the larger Outside engineering team to bring 40+ years of content to life
● Building applications that excel at streamlining data storage, battery life, and reliability
Why You’ll Love Working at Gaia GPS - Outside
● We are passionate about outdoor and active lifestyle participants and live the lifestyle ourselves
● Yearly team trip to help ground us in humanity and memories (Moab, Yellowstone, etc)
● We score 9/12 on the Joel test and are actively working toward 12/12 (https://www.joelonsoftware.com/2000/08/09/the-joel-test-12-steps-to-better-code/)
● We are a technological and data-driven business
● We are committed to active lifestyle participants and will provide them with the world’s most personalized content that inspires and motivates them by understanding them better than any platform in the world
● We love solving problems, thinking creatively, and trying new things
● We believe in autonomy and taking initiative; we track and reward it.
● We take what we do seriously. We don’t take ourselves seriously.
● We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
● You will be proud to say that you work for Outside, Inc./Gaia GPS and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day
● 4+ years experience in Swift, Objective-C, or C++ programming with developing high-quality production software.
● Sharpen your skills by reviewing your peers’ designs and code, and improve developer velocity by removing development roadblocks, increasing testability, and simplifying architecture.
● Join a growing team of software developers, notably by conducting code reviews and providing feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., process and style guidelines, testability, and efficiency).
● Experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques.
● Experience with multithreading programming and mobile memory management.
● Experience in API design, performance optimization, client architecture, and tools in the mobile space.
● Have a deep and up-to-date knowledge of iOS design principles and patterns
● Value being a great team player, mentor, and communicator in a diverse and distributed team.