Senior Software Engineer, iOS

Strava, San Francisco, CA

Strava's mobile app and website connect millions of runners and cyclists through the sports they love

About Strava

Strava is Swedish for “strive,” which epitomizes who we are and what we do. We’re a passionate and committed team, unified by our mission to connect athletes to what motivates them and help them find their personal best. And with billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and audacious vision: to be the record of the world’s athletic activities and the technology that makes every effort count.  

Strava builds software that makes the best part of our athletes’ days even better. And just as we’re deeply committed to unlocking their potential, we’re dedicated to providing a world-class, inclusive workplace where our employees can grow and thrive, too. We’re backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, and we’re expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. Our culture reflects our community – we are continuously striving to hire and engage diverse teammates from all backgrounds, experiences and perspectives because we know we are a stronger team together.When you’re ready for a challenge and a team that will support you along the way, join us!

About the Role

We’re looking for a passionate, product-minded, iOS engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will work closely with product management, designers, QA and other engineers to expand and improve upon our iOS application.

This role is on the Growth Team. The Growth Team at Strava covers a variety of surfaces. Their main goal is to increase engagement among both new and existing athletes, helping them find the right experience on Strava. The team works on everything from new user on boarding, social sharing to the Explore page, an algorithmic feed that surfaces motivational content like challenges, clubs and segments. Fast iteration and A/B testing are core to how the team operates and every engineer gets the opportunity to both pitch and own projects.

About You

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of professional experience developing software using the Swift programming language
  • Experience using Cocoa Touch to create beautiful user interfaces that are dynamic and responsive
  • Ability to solve software issues using tools like the Xcode debugger and Instruments
  • Can own well-scoped projects of medium complexity from technical design through completion
  • Independently and proactively follows team processes and software development best practices
  • Experience producing well-tested and well-documented code that can be understood by other engineers


  • Experience developing for watchOS


Engineering at Strava

Take a look at the links below to learn about the exciting work we are doing:

  • The Engineering Blog covers a wide range of topics, from how we rebuilt our leaderboard systems to how we have refined our interview process.
  • Strava Labs shows off some of our R+D efforts and gives a sense of the power and scale of Strava's datasets. 

Backed by Sequoia Capital, Madrone Partners and Jackson Square Ventures, Strava is expanding in order to exceed the needs of our growing community of global athletes. By joining our team, you will help push Strava forward in fresh, innovative ways. You will engage in interesting and challenging work that will improve the lives of our athletes every day. And in the same way that Strava is deeply committed to unlocking the potential of our athletes, we are dedicated to providing a world-class workplace where our employees can grow and thrive. When you're ready for a challenge and a team that will support you along the way, join us.

Strava is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Strava, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

About Strava

Strava is composed of dedicated, fun-loving individuals, unified by our mission to build the most engaged community of athletes in the world. And it feels like we’re onto something big. Millions of athletes are already on Strava, with thousands more joining every day, and we’ve assembled an awesome team to keep us growing all around the world.

Want to learn more about Strava? Visit Strava's website.