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Senior iOS Engineer

eBay San Jose, CA

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Want to impact one of the world’s largest mobile marketplaces? eBay is looking for a Senior iOS Engineer who is passionate about creating apps consumers love. This is an amazing opportunity to join a world leader in mobile commerce and directly impact the lives of a global population of buyers and sellers. Our iOS app has millions of daily active users and brings in billions of dollars in commerce transactions every year. Join the Trust product development - responsible for several post-transactional experiences such as Cancel, Returns, eBay Moneyback guarantee, Feedback, Messaging and seller standards - to redesign the Native experiences.

We work in small, focused, collaborative project teams following an agile methodology. Cross functional teams including product management, product development, and UXD work on a daily basis to create a successful product that delights our customers. Working at eBay is a rewarding, challenging and inspiring experience.

As a Senior iOS engineer, you should have an expert's depth and breadth of experience in iOS, Objective-C, Swift and XCode as well as familiarity with the integration of network services. You should be proficient in teaching and leading by example and mentoring both junior and senior engineers.

Primary Job Responsibilities

You must be very familiar with and an advocate of common Agile practices:

  • Designing elegant technical solutions to customer problems

  • TDD, clean code, software craftsmanship

  • Testing at all levels (unit, integration, and UI)

  • Refactoring

  • Continuous delivery and integration

  • Code reviews

  • Standard scrum ceremonies (e.g. stand-ups, sprint planning, demos and retrospectives)

  • Training / coaching

You will also be expected to:

  • Evangelize, mentor, and promote mobile development best practices throughout the company

  • Promote a culture of "internal open source" where teams can contribute to each other's code bases regardless of organizational boundaries

  • Enjoy being part of a team of motivated, collaborative, high-achievers

  • Communicate effectively within your team and across teams.

  • Identify project risks, quantify risk/benefit relationships and provide alternative solutions as well as risk mitigation.

Job Requirements

What we are looking for in candidates:

  • 6+ Years of software design and development experience working on a team

  • 4+ years of experience generating commercial quality iOS applications using Objective C and especially Swift - please provide links to published apps

  • Deep web service experience - full stack capabilities strongly preferred

  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles, tight schedules, close integration with QA and product management

  • Deep understanding iOS memory management and multi-threading issues

  • Deep understanding of design patterns, and experience working in a layered architecture

  • Strong work ethic – someone who takes great pride in professionalism, responsibility, and being proactive

  • Self-starter, positive can-do attitude with a strong desire to succeed

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Proactive and hardworking when tackling new challenges

  • The ability to work independently and the confidence to question where necessary

  • An open, sharing, and interactive approach to software development

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in a related field or equivalent

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San Jose, CA
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