Apple looking for a Watch Evangelist

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by Rogifan, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. Rogifan macrumors Core


    Nov 14, 2011

    Job Title
    Apple Watch Evangelist

    Job Number: 36348814 Santa Clara Valley, California, United StatesPosted: Oct. 30, 2014 Weekly Hours: 40.00

    Job Summary

    Apple seeks a motivated iOS app development expert, with strong communication and people skills, to join the Technology Evangelism team. As a member of Apple’s Technology Evangelism team you’ll work closely with 3rd party developers to help them build platform differentiating, next generation apps for iOS, with a primary focus on Apple Watch apps. You'll use your app development know-how and experience to communicate app architecture, design, and programming best-practices. You'll work closely with Apple's engineering and marketing organizations on new technologies and frameworks, and enhancements to existing ones. You'll help to define technical sessions for Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference as well as seasonal Tech Talks and other developer facing workshops and events.

    Key Qualifications

    To qualify for this role, you must be proficient in and have proven experience with Objective-C, using Xcode and Instruments, and debugging and optimizing UIKit-based code. You must have developed native iOS apps, have a desire to help others make truly great apps, love variety, enjoy working with people, and believe in Apple.

    The ideal candidate must have:

    At least 5 years of programming experience with the C, C++, and Objective-C programming languages.
    Portfolio of iOS development experience.
    Strong problem solving skills.
    Possess a professional and credible demeanor.
    Proven public speaking, presentation, and writing skills.
    Excellent collaborative skills.
    Highly motivated and comfortable working with minimal supervision.

    Primary responsibilities:

    Technical liaison between Apple and 3rd party developers for vital app development frameworks, focused on UIKit, Watch Kit, and additional Cocoa Touch frameworks as needed. Help 3rd party iOS developers adopt and understand key app development frameworks, techniques, and best practices. Help 3rd party developers "cross the finish line” and get last minute technical issues resolved or escalated within Apple and prepare for special events and new products. Identify and report technology adoption progress, trends, and issues faced by 3rd party iOS developers. Work closely with Apple engineering teams to deliver and enhance APIs to make 3rd party iOS developers successful. Oversee the creation and delivery of technical videos, sample code, and sessions at Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Conference, iOS Tech Talks. and other developer events. Guide 3rd party developers in the analysis of their app’s code quality, technology usage, design, and performance.


    Education - B.Sc. or equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Software Development, or Software Design Engineering
  2. sracer macrumors 604


    Apr 9, 2010
  3. firewood macrumors 604

    Jul 29, 2003
    Silicon Valley
    Interesting in that it asks for old fashioned C and Objective C experience, not Swift.

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