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Staff iOS Engineer
Posted on 10/8/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Have proven experience of leading technical projects spanning multiple teams
  • Have several years of working experience in building user-friendly, data-rich, scalable applications
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and have the ability to exercise sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • A strong communicator and can easily explain a complex technical architecture to different audiences
  • Have extensive experience working hands-on as a Software Engineer in an agile environment
  • Have a detailed understanding of software development at scale, constraints and challenges, and apply them to systems and software development
  • Show a deep knowledge of how to write robust, maintainable applications, and a reasonable understanding of how to build and work with distributed high-volume backend servers
  • Experienced in identifying, debugging and resolving complex production issues
  • Professional in mentoring engineering teams and encouraging best methodologies
  • Be a leader of the Spotify engineering community, driving and influencing our architecture across the company
  • Drive best engineering practices within your team(s) by defining and teaching them
  • Acquire broad knowledge about our topology, in particular, our numerous platforms and partner integrations to be able to effectively represent them in conversations internally and externally
  • Work hands-on in a team solving technical problems to deliver great value to users
  • Work efficiently with legacy code and suggest incremental improvements
  • Contribute to the vision and long-term strategy in your domain of expertise
  • Be a department-level expert in a particular area or the go-to person for solving problems in your field
  • Be a technical thought partner to department leadership and build trust with our strategic partners
  • Spread learning and knowledge across the organization, and advocate and help implement sustainable engineering practices
  • Facilitate collaboration between teams, departments, engineers, product managers, designers, and product insights specialists
  • Manage dependencies for complex projects in a fast-changing environment and bring clarity and focus
Desired Qualifications
  • Have strong mobile skills (iOS) with a mastery in Objective-C and Swift. C++ is a plus

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity — by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Core Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously