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As a Principal Engineer in the iOS Platform team, you will be responsible for designing a solid foundation for our iOS application development. You will have the company-wide scope, impact, and responsibility in shaping the future of iOS development at Reddit. You will champion the technology selection, best practices in Reddit’s iOS application development. In addition, you will act as an Architect for the iOS application at Reddit.
The mission of the iOS Platform team is to create a performant and high-quality foundation for our iOS native application. Our vision for the iOS Mobile App is to be the best in class. This role will enable us to architect our iOS app to scale for the next 3-4 years of our unprecedented user growth. They will help establish the right standards in iOS development and will help in improving the overall iOS development experience at Reddit. In addition, they will mentor senior iOS engineers across Reddit and will be seen as a go-to person for any challenges on iOS App architecture.
What you’ll do
- Own the architecture of Reddit’s iOS Mobile App and make it scale to the next 3-4 years of our unprecedented user growth. . Propose ideas/solutions to reach our vision of “making Reddit’s Mobile Apps best-in-class.”
- Identify the gaps in our current iOS App Architecture, and lead redesign of the iOS platform to improve modularity, performance, and quality.
- Help us improve the developer experience by reducing the build times, by providing a modular architecture, and improving the developer workflows.
- Help us build the technical foundation for rapid experimentation without compromising on quality.
- Mentor iOS developers across the company.
- Be the go-to person for developers on complex problems in iOS development.
What we expect from you
- Deep experience-based understanding of how to build mobile applications at scale.
- You are a strategic thinker who thrives on developing a long-term technical foundation and has a passion for developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally.
- 10+ years of Software development experience with at least 5+ years in designing/developing iOS applications.
- Experience in influencing larger (200+ engineers) organizations on technical direction/best practices related to iOS
- Experience with modern iOS development frameworks such as Texture, UIKit, or SwiftUI.
- Passion for developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally.
- Experience working with cross-functional teams such as design, product, data teams to deliver great user experiences.
- Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent technical expertise
- Comprehensive Health benefits
- 401k Matching
- Workspace benefits for your home office
- Personal & Professional development funds
- Family Planning Support
- Flexible Vacation & Reddit Global Days Off
- 4+ months paid Parental Leave
- Paid Volunteer time off
This job posting may span more than one career level.
In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit https://www.redditinc.com/careers/.
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The base pay range for this position is: $222,800 - $334,200
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