iOS Developer II - Emerging Technologies
Shopping for the home is often overwhelming. Wayfair is an extreme case – it’s visited by two million people daily, shopping across more than 10 million products: Home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares, and more. Our software engineering teams work hard to conceal the complexityof this experience. Every customer should come away feeling like they’ve found the perfect item for them. Shopping for the home should be exciting, and we’re the team that makes that happen.
As an iOS developer, you will be joining a growing team of Swift developers, one of the largest in Boston, working on a variety of projects and owning some key features within our consumer apps. While we are a large group, the women, men, and diverse individuals of iOS engineering are cross functionally embedded with our fullstack peers in loosely coupled feature teams, owning an entire initiative across web, mobile web and native apps. This is a great opportunity to work with Swift at scale, contributing to an app used by millions worldwide, backed by an organization experiencing explosive growth.
What You’ll Do:
- Writing high quality, performant Swift code in collaboration with 1-3 other iOS devs.
- Meeting with product managers to break down ideas and user stories into tickets.
- Working with designers on refining our user experiences with an eye to Human Interface Guidelines and other Apple best practices.
- Collaborating actively with backend developers on features that span web/mobile web and the native app and participating in cross-team workgroups to improve our approaches to testing, UI components and GraphQL.
- Reviewing code and providing clear feedback to other developers on your team and adjacent groups
- Improving the processes and productivity of your team by acting as a tech lead, and investigating and proposing new ideas for advancing our development practices.
- Mentoring and teaching junior developers entering as new hires or as part of our new entry-level bootcamp program: Wayfair Mobile Labs
- Collaborating with our mobile platform team to improve our build processes, automation, and CI/CD.
- We won a Webby for our genre-defining use of ARKit to help our customers find the best pieces to fit in their home.
- We worked with marketing, backend and design to build a dynamic, scalable promotions system for supporting dozens of flash sales, visited by millions of customers shopping on our Way Day promotional holiday.
- We have been adopting GraphQL to provide more freedom and flexibility in optimizing our interactions with our backend APIs.
- We have been deep into a process of re-architecting our apps into feature and infrastructure modules to help our team scale and reuse code within our growing ecosystem of native apps.
Who You Are:
- Fluency in Swift, and easy familiarity with Swift types, UIKit and layout tools.
- At least 2+ years of professional mobile development experience on publically available apps supported by RESTful web services.
- You have an Undergraduate or Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering or equivalent with at least 2 years of professional development experience or at least 2+ years of full-time software development experience.
- Have worked with product managers or other stakeholders to define features and new work
- A genuine belief that constructive and respectful code reviews are the bedrock of a healthy team.
- An eagerness to create experiences that will delight users.