Senior iOS Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States

Coinbase


Team

Identity

Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States

Employees

501+ people

Address

1 Front St Ste 3100
San Francisco, CA, 94111-5360, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • React
  • bitcoin
  • Swift
  • Node.js
  • Litecoin
  • Ethereum
  • Go
  • Sinatra
  • Docker
  • Python
  • Django
  • React Native
  • Kotlin

Role Description

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more delightful to use.

The Identity Team plays a critical role in executing on that vision—our mission is to swiftly and accurately answer the questions “who is this customer?” (i.e. authentication) and “is this customer who they say they are?” (i.e. verification). We pursue hard engineering problems like secure user authentication, ID document verification, and biometric identity verification, with a focus on building a secure and frictionless user experience.

This is where you come in—you’ll work closely with design, product, compliance, fraud, security, customer success, and mobile teams to build the Identity iOS flow that will help onboard our next 100 million customers to Coinbase.com. If you’re excited by the problem spaces of designing and delivering engaging user experiences, and building trustworthy financial systems, we should talk!

A little about our team: we’re a full-stack team with experts in mobile, web, backend and product and we take efficient execution to heart. We are a small team and you will have a lot of ownership over the product and a substantial impact on our success! We are thoughtful about code quality, testing and architecture, we push code to production confidently multiple times a day and have great monitoring, alerting and debugging tools for production. We value positive energy, continuous learning, and clear communication and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background.

Responsibilities:

Articulate a long term vision for maintaining and scaling our Identity iOS flow (e.g. authentication, two-factor setup, identity verification)

Create trustworthy user experiences by building interfaces that are simple, easy to comprehend, performant and reliable

Build, test and ship new user-facing Identity experiences using Swift, Alamofire, Core Data, UIKit

Debugging & bug-fixing experience using Crashlytics and other debugging tools

Turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter by working with mobile engineers, product managers and senior leadership.

Add positive energy in every meeting, and make your coworkers feel included in every interaction.

Requirements:

You have at least 4 years of experience in software engineering.

You have at least 3 years of experience in developing iOS apps.

You are familiar with product and design lifecycles, and collaborating closely with mobile engineers, designers and product managers.

You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers.

You’re comfortable with identifying and fixing performance bottlenecks.

You’re passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together.

Nice to Haves

You’ve worked on iOS teams building developer SDKs

You've worked on iOS teams in the identity, security or finance space

You've worked with production scale iOS apps

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.

About Coinbase

Founded in June of 2012, Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum and Litecoin. Bitcoin is the world's most widely used alternative currency with a total market cap of approximately $10 billion.

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open global financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone.

Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more delightful to use.

Coinbase Mission

Our mission is to create an open financial system for the world. An open financial system is one that is not controlled by any one country or company (just like the internet did for distributing information). We think this is the highest leverage way to bring about more economic freedom, innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity in the world. We have a ten year plan to get there.

Imagine if every payment in the world was as fast, cheap, and global as sending an email. Imagine if anyone who had an idea for a product could have customers all over the world from day one. Imagine if anyone with a smartphone had access to the the same financial services we enjoy in the developed world.

An open financial system can be a great equalizer and lift billions out of poverty while accelerating the pace of innovation around the world. This is the best way we know to change the world.

Company Culture

Our culture is best described through the values that every employee at Coinbase embodies:

CLEAR COMMUNICATION We share information efficiently, improving collaboration and productivity. We’re succinct, candid, and kind. We practice active listening. We talk to people directly about issues, instead of concealing or choosing gossip.

POSITIVE ENERGY We’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there. We co-create solutions instead of choosing blame and criticism. We create moments of play at work. We take care of each other and help each other grow.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING We view every situation as an opportunity to learn (especially when the going gets tough). We’re more interested in learning than being right. We value giving and receiving regular feedback. We learn from and mentor those around us.

EFFICIENT EXECUTION We complete high quality work quickly by working smarter, not harder. We value completing tasks, instead of just talking about them. We prefer automation over manual work. We prioritize, focusing on the 20% that will get us 80% of the impact.

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