iOS Engineer

Description

Welcome to Depop. We are the social marketplace where over 10M people come to buy, sell and discover unique items. Our mission is to empower creative minds by making our platform the place for the most vibrant communities in the world.

With headquarters in London, spaces in LA and New York, we have a team of more than 100 people dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience for our global communities. And we’re just getting started.


Right now, we’re on the hunt for an iOS Engineer to join us in our London mobile team to help achieve our mission: transforming the way Depop connects with creative minds, by constantly delivering great user experiences on their Apple devices.

To reach this goal we keep investing on our technology, as well as the software architecture, and we achieve this through 3 core principles:

  1. We believe Swift is a great choice for writing robust and elegant code, but we also look for other functional languages which can inspires us.
  2. We believe applying solid architecture principles makes a huge difference when it comes to designing our features, supporting many engineers working on the same codebase.
  3. We believe in automation and we apply this in many parts of our release pipeline, giving us more time to work on features whilst celebrating a new version of our app every two weeks.


Want to find out more about Depop & our engineering team? Take a look at our blog!
We write about technology, people and smart engineering - https://engineering.depop.com/


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes work in accordance to the coding, UX, quality and testing standards set by the team
  • Proactively shapes the technical approach, acceptance criteria and design of features in collaboration with the team
  • Completes Peer Reviews according to team standards and gives constructive feedback
  • Monitors the app health metrics of our apps
  • Monitors and maintains the health of our Continuous Integration pipeline
  • Identifies opportunities to present knowledge during internal meetups and other sessions
  • Attends and actively contributes to Agile Events.

Requirements

  • Inventive mind ideally with a healthy sprinkling of BSc and PhD in CS, Maths, or Physics
  • 2+ years of Swift or Objective-C experience, with real exposure to different platforms and OS versions
  • Strong experience in consuming a RESTful API
  • Experience writing unit tests using the XCTest framework
  • Experience to work with a GIT repo. GITFlow is a plus
  • Experience with the VIPER architecture is a plus
  • Have had responsibility for shipping at least one well regarded iOS application
  • Experience producing apps featuring a fast, consistent, and non-blocking user experience
  • Able to exercise great judgement on when to craft your own frameworks, as opposed to employing those from the community.

Benefits

Now we're talking. We have stylish offices near Old Street (we were founded in Italy after all) and a relaxed atmosphere where you'll get to work with a well-funded, passionate and friendly team. There are perks of course. We have 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell more, UK pension scheme, healthy snacks in the kitchen, finish early Fridays, team nights out, yoga, meditation and more. But the biggest perk of all is the opportunity to work with such a vibrant group of people building a product we all deeply care about.

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