Senior iOS Engineer

Description

OUR MISSION

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people is dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience to serve the needs of our global community.

We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA, and have more than 16 million registered users in 147 countries.

We have a prime position in the UK where we estimate 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered. We are experiencing rapid growth (300% over two years) in the US; recently entering the top 25 shopping apps (the only European player to do so).

And we’re just getting started.


THE OPPORTUNITY

We're looking for a Senior iOS Engineer to be located in our Manchester office and help us 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:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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

We want to give our engineers the opportunity to learn and grow at Depop. So if you're keen to gain experience in another language or new area of engineering we can make it happen as part of your career journey with us. Depop offers the opportunity to work with such a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about.

Our Manchester team are based in the Dalton Place WeWork. 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, trips down to London for team nights out. 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.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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