Do you love to craft amazing apps?
Etsy is looking for a passionate iOS Engineer to join our established Native Engineering organization. In this role you will work within our App Platform initiative to enable app engineering to deliver high quality experiences for Etsy buyers and sellers. You will collaborate with a motivated team of engineers across multiple fields to support our testing and performance infrastructure. Our growing team requires someone who will thrive developing novel solutions to unbounded problems that can improve the lives of both Etsy users and engineers alike.
This full-time role is on a remote first team open to hires in Canada and within all U.S. states, with the exception of Hawaii and Alaska. We also have office-based locations in Brooklyn, NY or San Francisco, CA.
Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode. Learn more about our flexible work modes and vaccination policy here.
About the Team:
You'll be joining a team that focuses on enabling app engineers to rapidly ship new features with confidence that it is performant and defect free. Our team works in spaces that include native client code, CI/CD, as well as other parts of Etsy infrastructure. Our mission is to enable engineers to craft high quality mobile experiences through rapid iteration by using modern patterns and architectures.
About Etsy Engineering:
The technical staff at Etsy believes that code is craft, and that the work we do is part of a larger creative culture represented by the hundreds of thousands of inspired artists and designers who make Etsy such a unique marketplace. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. We believe in measuring everything, taking advantage of our pioneering continuous deployment system to ship code early and often, and a blameless culture based on trust and a commitment to learning. Our product engineering teams have shipped projects using the latest advances in ARKit, shipped our first App Clip the day iOS 14 released, and have even had the opportunity to have their work featured at WWDC. Learn more about our engineering philosophies, tools, and some of the challenges we've been solving on our Engineering blog: https://codeascraft.com/
You will do well if you:
Lead with questions, curiosity, and kindness while being an excellent communicator.
Are comfortable with saying “I don’t know”, doing research, and returning with options complete with trade offs.
Know your way around Xcode, lldb, the simulator, instruments, and various Apple devices.
Are proficient in both Swift and Objective-C.
Feel comfortable working with cloud platform technologies (e.g. Google Cloud Storage), CI/CD, and have the ability to take inputs and outputs from disparate systems and tie them together.
Have a deep knowledge of Apple platform development along with knowledge of when to use which tool for what job.
Have a willingness to understand, accurately use, and scale various iOS architectures.
Appreciate working with folks who value knowledge sharing, and want to contribute to a culture of generosity.
In this role you will:
Assist with setting the technical direction for our iOS testing strategy in our native app org.
Work with Product Engineering, Partnerships teams, and Design Systems to shape what is possible on our platform to surprise, delight, and engage our users.
Effectively conduct technical discovery, break down projects into actionable pieces, and advise on timelines, dependencies, and tradeoffs.
Work with other iOS engineers on other teams to improve the Etsy app alongside iOS platform improvements.
Guide more junior engineers in their technical and architectural decisions, using thoughtful code reviews, mentoring, and project planning discussions.
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