Senior iOS Engineer

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Mobile (iOS & Android)

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Daniel Hirsch

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  • Job ref:

    Senior iOS Engineer - San Francisco

  • Consultant:

    Daniel Hirsch

Job Overview:

Our client is looking for a Senior iOS Engineer to help us build awesome iOS apps that integrate with their services platform. The Mobile group is responsible for application architecture, development and innovation of new feature development to support consumer mobile solutions. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in iOS design and development, with one or more apps in the Apple iTunes AppStore.

This person is a leader, who also loves code. Beyond technical capabilities we are also looking for a person who can take diverse and changing requirements and turn them into actionable plans. The ideal candidate will have had experience in the high paced energy of startups as well as experience in the structured world of a large company. Additional responsibilities include mentoring the team, driving Agile methodology, tracking the current tasks of the team members, and escalating issues as needed. The successful applicant will work closely with Technical Leads, Software Engineers, Product Managers, Operations, and Quality Assurance Engineers in a collaborative environment to provide quality software and solutions, while providing the necessary leadership to deliver releases on time and on budget. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for working on different layers of the iOS apps.
  • Help architect and maintain our set of native mobile applications.
  • Design and implement features for iOS apps.
  • Ship quality software quickly and frequently.
  • Partner closely with our design and product team to architect a gorgeous application flows seamlessly and works intuitively with our users.
  • Building applications in memory- and network-constrained scenarios.
  • Influence every aspect of the iOS development process from API creation, design, and product.
  • Own important pieces of the product that has high visibility both internally and externally.
  • Envision new products and features that are inspired, considered, and magical.
  • Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions.
  • Passionate, Persistent and Creative - you find clever solutions to problems.
  • Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of Experience in software development with a strong command of object oriented principles.
  • Experience releasing at least one application into the App Store.
  • Strong foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.
  • Deep understanding of iOS Platform, UI paradigms and tools.

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.
  • Ability to deliver full life cycle engagements.
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client-services, environment.

Physical Demands:

  • This position involves regular walking, sitting, hearing, and talking.
  • Involves the use of a computer, mouse and telephone.

Other Skills:

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, agile, collaborative environment.

Work Hours:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.
  • Up to 5% travel – Offices Onshore and Offshore, Conferences – up to 4x a yr.