Staff Engineer, Mobile
Who we are
SoFi is a new kind of finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a seasoned senior iOS developer with a natural inclination to elegantly solve problems. As a member of our mobile engineering team you will have the opportunity to directly improve the experience of our expanding mobile customer base. You will get the chance to take on complex and interesting problems as part of a fast-paced, highly collaborative team. The ideal candidate will be a mentor and a team-player who is hands-on and comfortable driving solutions from initial architecture to final implementation with a strong sense of ownership and drive for delivery At SoFi, we pride ourselves on the collaboration between Product, Design and Engineering and so you will be involved in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through building, deploying and continual improvement and evolution.
What you’ll do:
Technical development, debugging, and delivery of best-in-class iOS application
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
Continuously improve the applications - find and fix bugs while improving application performance
Discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
Implement upgrades, rebuilds, feature flagging and generally keep CI/CD pipelines in good health.
Juggle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously in a results-oriented environment
Evaluate opportunities to bring new features to mobile users from a technical perspective
Create technical requirements documentation based on Product requirements
Build strong working relationships with coworkers and cross-organizational teams.
What you’ll need:
Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in a technical field, but we understand great engineers come from all sorts of different backgrounds and also consider relevant work experience
5+ years iOS development experience with in-depth knowledge of the iOS platform and deep familiarity with Xcode
Excellent programming skills in Swift
Sound programming fundamentals: experience working with memory management, multi-threaded programming, animations, etc.
Experience in consuming RESTful APIs to connect with back-end services.
Experience working with Agile development processes.
Experience with maintaining CI/CD pipelines and test-automation.
Experience with app architectural patterns, Dependency Management, App coordination/navigation, etc
Very strong interpersonal skills - must be able to demonstrate an ability to work well with other non-technical members of the team.
Nice to have:
Understanding of S.O.L.I.D principles.
Experience working with AlamoFire, Firebase.
Worked with trading and/or exchange systems.
Familiarity with Dart and/or Flutter.
Why you’ll love working here
Competitive salary packages and bonuses
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
Generous vacation and holidays
Paid parental leave for eligible employees
401(k) and education on retirement planning
Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)
Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.
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