Manager, iOS Engineering

San Francisco, California Seattle, Washington


Description

Software Engineering Manager, iOS / Sr. Manager

Position Overview:

The Climate Corporation is revolutionizing the agriculture industry with a platform and products that are helping the world’s farmers sustainably increase productivity with digital tools. We are looking for a highly organized individual to lead a team of experienced and talented software engineers responsible for the FieldView Cab app, which is changing the world of agriculture by helping farmers collect, visualize, and understand data from the field. You will also manage the corresponding roadmap and backlogs, reporting status to all stakeholders, and tracking and controlling the associated projects in an effective and transparent manner. If you are ready to lead a passionate team that is building a product with real-world impact, Climate is the place for you.

What makes a successful manager at Climate?

  • Invests in people - Someone who fosters a culture of inclusion, trust, mentorship, praise, constructive feedback and is able to continually build, develop and retain their team.
  • Inspires - Someone who gains buy-in by listening to the thoughts and opinions of others and creates optimism and confidence in a clear and believable way.
  • Thinks - Someone who uses critical thinking and strategic planning to make well-informed decisions. They create an environment where the right approaches surface from a variety of diverse opinions and perspectives.
  • Achieve Results - Someone that can make plans and be proactive in order to get things done. They continuously improve the effectiveness of their team by setting achievable and specific goals, regularly evaluating results, implementing improvements and holding their team accountable.

 What You Will Do:

  • Build and mentor a group of high-performing engineers with a strong team-oriented culture.
  • Guide the professional development of each direct report through performance management and coaching.
  • Develop responsive, robust iOS/iPadOS applications which interface with machine data sources to collect and visualize agronomic and machine information in real-time on maps, charts, and dashboards, while also syncing data to the cloud as a key element of Climate’s data acquisition solution.
  • Continuously develop and release application enhancements to the app store on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate with Product, Design, and Engineering Leadership to conceptualize great tablet and phone experiences for the agriculture industry.
  • Collaborate closely with other parts of the Engineering organization to build end-to-end data acquisition capabilities and ensure all parts of the solution work well together.
  • Manage releases of the Cab App application
  • Drive and maintain CICD pipelines, utilizing GitLab, YAML, and test automation
  • Be a part of a distributed team that embraces best practices and modern tools for iOS development (Git, JIRA, Cocoapods, Swift Package Manager).
  • Interact with customers and key partners to understand the market and improve the usability of the software.
  • Learn about the agriculture industry and the key challenges that need to be solved.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 2+ years leading and growing diverse groups of engineers
  • 5+ years of professional software development of mobile/ iOS apps.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with CI/CD for mobile applications
  • Proficiency in Objective-C and Swift
  • Experience with internationalization and localization
  • Passionate about building scalable architectures using clean, robust, and testable code
  • Passionate about creating beloved user experiences
  • Strong understanding of OO programming, design patterns (e.g. MVP, MVVM), data structures, and algorithms
  • Experience with Core Data, Cocoapods, Swift Package Manager, MFI, XCTest
  • Experience with AWS, ELK, Bluetooth
  • Knowledge of agriculture and farming practices and business operations

What We Offer:  

Our teams are composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Superb medical, dental, vision, life, disability benefits, and a 401k matching program
  • A stocked kitchen with a large assortment of snacks & drinks to get you through the day
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field with agents and farmers to see first-hand how our products are being used
  • We take part and offer various workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, tech-talks, and hack-a-thons to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development

We also hinge our cultural DNA on these five values:

  • Inspire one another
  • Innovate in all we do
  • Leave a mark on the world
  • Find the possible in the impossible
  • Be direct and transparent

Learn more about our team and our mission:
The Climate Corporation - The Technology Behind Making A Difference
https://youtu.be/c5TgbpE9UBI or visit https://climate.com/careers

Climate aims to create a welcoming and collaborative environment for our employees in which a diverse set of perspectives and voices are represented and celebrated. 

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, The Climate Corporation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex (including pregnancy), protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any unlawful criterion existing under applicable federal, state, or local laws. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]


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