Evernote - Redwood City, CA
Software Engineer, Windows 8
Product Development | Redwood City, CA, United States

About the Role:

We're seeking a Windows 8 Engineer to help build our Windows Store app (Metro) on the Windows 8 platform. The Windows 8 Engineer plays a hands-on engineering role with complete understanding of the implementation of all aspects of the Evernote product, as well as a technical leadership role, working with other engineers to direct their efforts.

  • Own the entire implementation process from design, implementation and release; incorporating feedback from a range of stakeholders (designers, marketing, business development, customers and support)
  • Evaluate new technologies and device platforms and provide feasibility assessments and accurate estimates for project implementations
  • Work equally effectively refining fine details optimizing a user's experience and architecting scalable reliable systems
  • Rapidly create prototypes, synthesize feedback and develop a production quality release candidate
  • Develop unit tests and useful code documentation
  • Produce useful written source documentation and reports including customer oriented release notes and project status reports

Requirements and Skills:

  • Solid experience developing commercial GUI applications with XAML
  • Advanced C++ programming techniques and object-oriented design patterns
  • Asynchronous programming techniques for multi-threaded applications, including networking
  • Experience using STL, SQLite with C++11, WRL
  • Comfortable working in an Agile/SCRUM development process
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively articulate technical designs and solutions
  • Comfortable with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Able to research technical challenges and find solutions independently
  • Experience with Javascript, DirectX, C#, and COM a plus
  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience

Working at Evernote:
Working at Evernote means having a unique opportunity to make a huge individual impact on highly visible products across every major smartphone, tablet and computer platform, and the web. We are a team of dedicated and creative individuals with a common vision for helping people live their best life. As we add nearly one hundred thousand new users per day, the pace here is rapid but the rewards are big. Work at Evernote and enjoy a collaborative and relaxed work environment, fantastic benefits, and the knowledge that your work enriches the lives of millions of users worldwide, every day.   
Evernote encourages a creative, collaborative and supportive work environment. We want to empower each and every one of our employees to make an impact, and our benefits reflect our unique culture. Here's just one example of this: In an attempt to support employees and shorten their commute times, we offer a monthly subsidy for vehicles with an HOV (high occupancy vehicle) sticker, which, in CA, gives access to the carpool lane. We have EV Charging Stations at the office so you can charge while at work. Additional benefits include...

- Competitive Compensation
- Housecleaning
- Onsite perks: fitness center, boot camp, yoga, and massage
- Catered lunches and snacks
- Unlimited PTO and vacation subsidy
- Medical, dental & vision insurance, 401k, life insurance
- Free One Medical membership
- Much more…