iOS Engineer, Experience (San Francisco)
Venmo, San Francisco, CA
Simple and fun way to send and receive money between friends
Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions to make them intuitive, friendly, and even fun. And it worked: people love sending money with Venmo, and we’re growing by leaps and bounds!
But we’re only just getting started. We want to take that magic of sending money with Venmo and cascade it into every place where people use money. That means connecting people to their money in the most intuitive and fun way possible, then connecting people with each other. Users already love Venmo, but we know there are lots of things we haven’t thought of to make the experience of using Venmo even more delightful and valuable. All that’s going to take a lot of figuring out. Let’s figure it out together!
Senior iOS Engineer Experience
The Experience team is responsible for delivering products and features used by millions of Venmo users every day. Everything from sending money to friends to managing a Venmo card are all apart of what we do. Building innovative and user friendly products is at our core and as a result Venmo’s ever-evolving suite of products improve millions of lives daily. Be ready to build something amazing when you get here. Our users are loyal and passionate, and our products sit at the core of a vibrant and extremely competitive industry.
This is an amazing opportunity to join a team that is on the cusp of the next wave of innovation. As an engineer on the experience team you will be primarily responsible for owning feature development end to end, but you should be comfortable moving between layers in the stack from application development to UI and Framework. You will be responsible for developing the next wave of products and features as well as maintain existing features. In addition you’ll also be responsible debugging and delivering the best, the most secure and the most performant application possible. Testing is an important part of what we do so writing and running tests are an important part of how we maintain a quality product.
At Venmo we pride ourselves in the delight we can bring users and every engineer has enormous impact on our products. To be successful you must be passionate about what we do and passionate for our users, but above all you must have a passion for building the best products.
- 5+ years experience in iOS Development
- Strong Skills in Swift.
- Deep Knowledge of UIKit, Core Animation and Autolayout
- Successfully launched consumer products
- Extensive experience with multithreading including, GCD, NSOperations and Operation queues.
- Experience with memory management and performance optimization.
- Experience with CoreData
- Experience developing, maintaining and innovating large scale, consumer-facing mobile applications
- Strong communication skills and the ability to work closely with others
- Strong understanding of testing best practices and familiarity with at least one testing framework like XCTest.
- Bachelor’s in computer science or equivalent work experience
Venmo was founded in 2009 by two former college roommates who wanted a better way to pay each other back. What started off as a simple SMS platform to send and receive money has evolved into a social payments app allowing people to split bills, pay each other back for rent, and make purchases at approved merchants - all the while making these life stories more fun and less awkward. Venmo is owned by PayPal.
At Venmo, we're working to build a payment experience that's simple, delightful, and connected. Fueled by an abundance of snacks, locally sourced cold brew, and each other, our team solves exciting new challenges every day. Venmo's mission is to change people's relationships with money and each other. And it's working - people love using Venmo but we're not done yet. We want the magic of sending money with Venmo to be in every place you use it. There's still much more to do!
Want to learn more about Venmo? Visit Venmo's website.
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