Jobs

Telegram stands for freedom and perfection. It is built by a tiny team of world-renowned developers selected in multi-level contests. If you want to join the Telegram team, check out the options below.

C/C++ Software Engineer

Responsibilities: work on Telegram's custom-built low-level data storage engines distributed across several data-centers.

Preferred qualifications: experience working on scalable C/C++ projects and/or networking protocols, experience working with Linux, top results in programming contests.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. If you are selected, the bot will share a test task in the coming weeks.

Voice / Video Calls Developer

Responsibilities: constantly measure and improve the quality of Telegram voice calls. Develop automated tests to benchmark Telegram voice calls against the competition.

Preferred qualifications: deep knowledge of VoIP protocols and codecs, experience working with Android Java and/or iOS Swift.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. In January, the bot will inform you about an upcoming coding contest, the winner of which will receive a prize (~50,000 USD) and an opportunity to join our team.

Android Software Engineer (Camera, Video)

Responsibilities: develop client-side camera and video compression software for Telegram android apps.

Preferred qualifications: experience developing in Java for Android, proactive perseverance in maximizing speed and quality on the widest range of Android devices.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. The bot will inform you about an upcoming competition, the winner of which will receive a prize (~40,000 USD) and an opportunity to join our team.

Motion Graphic Artist / Animator

Responsibilities: develop UI animations for Telegram mobile applications, design animated characters.

Preferred qualifications: vector illustration skills, motion design and animated character design skills.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. In January 2019, the bot will inform you about an upcoming artists' competition, the winner of which will receive a prize (~20,000 USD) and may be invited to join our team.

Site Reliability Engineer

Responsibilities: automate routine tasks, proactively identify and solve potential reliability issues, increase fault-tolerance of Telegram's multi-datacenter infrastructure.

Preferred qualifications: experience administering *nix like systems, experience developing in C, Python or Perl; knowledge of bash, network protocols, and network equipment of major manufacturers.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. If you are selected, the bot will share a test task in the coming weeks.

Javascript Developer

Responsibilities: help build Telegram for Web.

Preferred qualifications: experience developing fast and efficient JS-code.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. The bot will inform you about a competition in the coming months.

Writer

Responsibilities: help write Telegram blog posts, tweets, FAQs and all sorts of other Telegram-related texts with elegance, humor and style.

Preferred qualifications: strong analytical and editing skills, experience in producing high-quality texts under ambitious deadlines.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. The bot will share a test task in the coming weeks.

Junior Accountant

Responsibilities: maintain accounting books and records, ensure documentation of financial transactions, manage payrolls, prepare financial statements and reports (balance sheet, profit and loss statement, cash flow and analytics).

Preferred qualifications: high GMAT score, native-level fluency in English, appreciation and working knowledge of accounting principles under IFRS, experience with QuickBooks or Xero software, strong computer literacy with proficient use of Microsoft Excel.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. If you are selected, we will get in touch with you in the coming weeks.

Junior Legal Counsel

Responsibilities: draft and assess all types of legal documents and legal correspondence, ensure compliance with applicable laws, proactively conduct legal research, keep up with changes in laws and regulations.

Preferred qualifications: strong legal training in the UK/US, in-depth knowledge of administrative law and procedures, analytical skills, exposure to legal frameworks in multiple jurisdictions, excellent communication skills with the ability to clearly and concisely express ideas both verbally and in writing.

How to apply: contact @jobs_bot and fill in the required info. If you are selected, the bot will share a test task in the coming weeks.


Design Competition

There are currently two design competitions held by Telegram.

UI Design: https://t.me/designers/17
($15,000 prize)
Animation Design: https://t.me/designers/18
($10,000 prize)

Dates: 10 March 2019 – 24 March 2019

Instant View Template Competition

Goal: create sets of rules to parse website content to present it in a light and readable way to Telegram users.

Preferred qualifications: experience working with HTML/CSS layouts.

Dates: 1 Feb 2019 - 31 March 2019

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