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Staff Software Engineer, iOS

San Francisco, California
7 Sep 2022
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Who We Are

Shape a brighter financial future with us.

Together with our members, we're changing the way people think about and interact with personal finance.

We're a next-generation fintech company using innovative, mobile-first technology to help our millions of members reach their goals. The industry is going through an unprecedented transformation, and we're at the forefront. We're proud to come to work every day knowing that what we do has a direct impact on people's lives, with our core values guiding us every step of the way. Join us to invest in yourself, your career, and the financial world.

The role

We are looking for a seasoned Staff iOS developer with a natural inclination to elegantly solve problems. As a member of the operations self serve 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 native applications

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 or G.R.A.S.P principles.

Experience with 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
  • These benefits are only applicable to full time employees
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The health and safety of our employees and their families is our top priority. Due to the ongoing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and local legal requirements, effective on August 17, 2022, employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted (when eligible) to work from, travel to, or attend work related meetings in our NYC office.

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Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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SoFi is committed to embracing diversity. As part of this commitment, SoFi offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email accommodations@.

Due to insurance coverage issues, we are unable to accommodate remote work from Hawaii or Alaska at this time.

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  • Job Reference: 706060266-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: SoFi
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application