Sr. iOS Engineer
San Jose , California
December 15, 2017

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

Does creating innovative iOS experiences while leveraging enterprise APIs excite you? Want to impact the world’s largest mobile marketplace? We have a place for you! eBay's 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 while increasing the revenue of eBay exponentially. The iOS product development team is responsible for developing and deploying the eBay iOS apps: Universal App:

We are a world leader in mobile commerce and directly impact the lives of a global population. Our iOS apps, with millions of daily active users, facilitate billions in commerce transactions and are the entry point for an increasing number of new customers. Join our tightly knit team of superstars who enjoy working on large-scale challenging and interesting problems.

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. You will feel like you’re working in a start-up, whilst at the same time having the resources of a large company. Working at eBay is a rewarding, challenging and inspiring experience. The Senior iOS Engineer will have an expert's depth and breadth of experience in iOS, Objective-C, and XCode as well as familiarity with the integration of network services. The candidate will be proficient in teaching and leading by example and mentoring both junior and senior engineers.

*Job Requirements

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

  • Designing / giving functional and technical direction to a solution,
  • TDD, clean code, software craftsmanship,
  • Testing at all levels (unit, integration, and acceptance),
  • Refactoring (esp. refactoring to patterns),
  • Static analysis tools,
  • Continuous delivery and integration,
  • DB automation scripting
  • Planning
  • Retrospectives
  • Story Writing and tasking
  • Training / coaching
  • You will also be expected to:
  • Integrate closely w/ colleagues in San Jose
  • Evangelize, mentor, and promote mobile development best practices throughout the company
  • 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.

What we are looking for in candidates:

  • 8+ Years of software design and development experience working on a team
  • 4+ years of experience generating commercial quality iOS applications using Objective C and Cocoa - please provide links to published apps
  • Experience programming in Java is preferred
  • Deep webservice experience
  • Comfortable with rapid development cycles, tight schedules, tight integration with QA and product management
  • User-interface programming experience
  • 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.
  • Any experience in programming other types of mobile devices like Android, Windows etc., databases (SQL) and experiences in handling O/R mapping, design-patterns and Linux would be additional assets.
  • 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.

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