Senior iOS Engineer

Jetblack is the first portfolio company within Store Nº8, the incubation arm of Walmart, which is focused on transforming the future of retail. Jetblack is a members-only personal shopping and concierge service that combines the convenience of e-commerce with the customized attention of a personal assistant. Our ultimate goal is to create a new standard of consumer shopping with the fastest most delightful end-to-end consumer experience.

Our unique positioning as the first stand-alone company incubated by Walmart gives us access to resources needed to have impact at massive scale and reinvent consumer shopping behaviors. Our journey has just begun and we are building a hard-working passionate founding team to join us changing the retail landscape and driving technical innovation.

Jenny Fleiss, the CEO and co-founder of Jetblack, previously co-founded Rent the Runway, a business that has transformed the retail industry by making designer clothing rentals a convenient and accessible luxury experience for millions of women.

About the job:

Data is core ingredient to our success in conversational commerce; the data lake developed by the data engineering team will materialize our customer interactions in a flexible and powerful way that drives our experimental learnings, product insights, and personalization research. Our ultimate goal is to create a new standard of consumer shopping with the fastest most delightful end-to-end consumer experience.  Our unique positioning as the first stand-alone company incubated by Walmart gives us access to resources needed to support data-driven learnings and the ability to have impact at massive scale and reinvent consumer shopping behaviors. Our journey has just begun and we are building a hard-working passionate founding team to join us changing the retail landscape and driving technical innovation.

We're blushing. Some of our favorite press links:

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/314307    

https://www.inc.com/zoe-henry/rent-the-runway-co-founder-launches-jetblack-takes-on-amazon.html

What you'll be working on

The iOS Engineer is responsible for working closely with varying teams to create new features for the Jet iOS app. Your ultimate goal is to deliver the best in class experiences to the end user.

New features: Architect and build new features for the Jet iOS app using Swift and help with the development of our iPad specific app

iOS Excellence: As a part of an agile iOS team, you will continue to foster the strong relationship we have built with Apple and will have unparalleled opportunity to impact our product and millions of customers!

About you

You have and can implement big ideas with a positive attitude. You want to be a part of one of the fastest growing start-ups around where the only constant is change and you have these main skills:

  • Hands-on native iOS Swift experience – including implementing customer facing features using Interface Builder, writing unit tests, and integrating with frameworks such as Cocoa or Carthage
  • Experience in working within a mobile software development team through the process of building and releasing an app to the App store
  • A strong technical background, with deep understanding of client-server architecture
  • A disciplined approach to development, testing, documentation and code structure in a team environment
  • A constant desire to improve, learn more and take things to the next level and a passion for adopting the latest features in iOS
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude 

Education

BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field preferred.

Pay, perks & such

At Code Eight, we provide competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits including health coverage, a 401K plan and pre-tax commuter benefits. Of course, we also have start up perks like snacks, fun events, fitness reimbursement, and a great downtown NYC-based office. We host bi-weekly lunch ‘n learns and all hands meetings. We are a start-up without the typical risk profile of most startups - we empower employees to dig in and focus on solving big consumer problems. We are proud to raise the bar so you can too!

Come join us!

 

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