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| | Foursquare needs a BlackBerry developer
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Hi from Foursquare! We are headquartered in downtown New York and looking for a blackberry developer to join a small team of 2. You will be part of a fast-paced team driving ongoing product iteration and working in the highly competitive space of consumer-facing location-based services. The ideal candidate will be comfortable in a fluid start-up environment and will bring an energetic, fun and creative approach to their work.
Foursquare is a mobile application that is part friend-finder, a social city guide and a game that challenges users to experience new things, and rewards them for doing so. Foursquare lets users "check in" to a place when they're there, tell friends where they are and track the history of where they've been and who they've been there with.
- BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
- 3+ years of professional software development experience, java or c++ preferred
- Minimum 1-2 years of BlackBerry or J2ME mobile software development experience
- Solid understanding of the intricacies of the BlackBerry platform, including:
Data request model
Building custom UI and layout controls
Compatibility across a range of screen types and OS levels
Familiarity with the BlackBerry application lifecycle
- Proficient in the following technologies:
Java language and related frameworks
Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
Understanding of caching mechanisms
Apply at foursquare.com/jobs.