Senior iOS Engineer, Native Infrastructure





Role Location

  • Remote


501+ people


1355 Market St Fl 6
San Francisco, CA, 94103, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Go
  • Spark
  • Scala
  • Kotlin
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Objective-C
  • Swift
  • React
  • GraphQL
  • TypeScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • MySQL
  • Next.js

Role Description

About the Application Infrastructure Team The Application Infrastructure team works to improve developer productivity and product quality at Thumbtack. We collaborate regularly with engineering and the design systems teams to deliver the tools and frameworks that make it easy for our engineers to create user experiences that are accessible, performant, and secure.

At Thumbtack, engineers at every level build products and systems that directly impact our customers and professionals. Our challenges span a wide variety of areas, ranging from building search and booking experiences to optimizing pricing systems, to building tools to help professionals grow their businesses. We believe in tackling these hard problems together as a team, with strong values around collaboration, ownership, and transparency. To read more about the hard problems that our team is taking on, visit our engineering blog.

About the Role We are looking to build an amazing mobile experience for hundreds of thousands of users. Can you imagine what you might do if you could run your business from your phone? If you could hire a service provider at any time day or night with just a few taps? The sky's the limit. We develop much of our products mobile-first and have seen this investment pay off incredibly. We’re looking for engineers excited to build a fantastic product.

Responsibilities Drive iOS infrastructure projects to completion, with a tenacious focus on the business and developer productivity impact of those projects. Work closely with iOS engineers, the design systems team, and other infrastructure teams to gather feedback, prioritize projects, and deliver solutions. Explore new frameworks and processes while also being able to discuss when (or when not) to use them. Willing, when necessary, to solve tough technical problems at any level of the stack, and be persistent in getting to the solution. Mentor a growing team of engineers on iOS best practices and standards. Participate in a culture that values thoughtful code reviews and frequent deploys.

Must-Have Qualifications If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team.

Passionate iOS engineer who is an expert in building, testing, releasing, and maintaining applications in either Swift or Objective C Minimum of 5 years of industry experience in engineering History of shipping consumer-focused apps that users love on the App Store, you can show what you’ve owned Excited by the potential of mobile technology to transform the lives of small businesses around the country Nice-to-Have Qualifications Experience with libraries, frameworks, and services like Core Data, AFNetworking, Xcode UI Testing, Crashlytics, Firebase, and Apollo (GraphQL) Deep knowledge of the xcode build system (xcconfig files, code signing, etc.) Experience with build systems like Jenkins, Github Actions, etc. Great communicator; we find that people who are good writers tend to be great thinkers and great coders You’re data-­driven and dedicated to thorough testing to maintain high-­quality software

About Thumbtack

Thumbtack is a technology leader building the modern home management platform. Through the Thumbtack app, homeowners can effortlessly manage their homes — confidently knowing what to do, when to do it, and who to hire. Bringing the $500 billion home services industry online, Thumbtack empowers millions of homeowners to fix, maintain, and improve their most valuable asset.

Founded in 2008, Thumbtack is backed by over $500 million in funding from folks that include Sequoia Capital, CapitalG, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Investment Partners, Baillie Gifford.

Company Culture

At Thumbtack, we deeply care about our employees and our community. With our recent switch to virtual-first, our employees are able to work from anywhere, with optional in person offsites three times a year and an optional company-wide Camp once a year. These offsite events are a way for employees to build in-person bonds and reinforce a feeling of connectedness.

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