Job Description
We are looking for a motivated working student (20h/week) or intern (40h/week) to join our Scala on Android engineering team for at least 6 months.

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. wire.com 

Benefits
When you join:

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

Day-to-day:
Functional programming languages, 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 new features for the Wire Android client in Scala
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Wire Android client, improving code quality and readability, and fixing bugs
  • Migrate legacy Java code into Scala
  • Develop responsive Android views and layouts in cooperation with our design team.
  • Write safe, defensive and tested code that interfaces with our RESTful backend API
  • Work in an agile development process with short release cycles
  • Improve your software development skills and learn together with the team

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Java and the JVM
  • Knowledge of Scala or another functional programming language is desired, and is preferable to knowledge of the Android ecosystem
  • Knowledge of the Android SDKs and programming on Android or other mobile environments is desired
  • Ability to independently search for solutions to complex problems, to critically evaluate technical choices, and to communicate ideas effectively with other team members
  • Enthusiasm for learning and strong work ethic
  • Working proficiency in English

Education
Current student or graduate in Computer Science studies or equivalent.