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iOS Engineer



Posted over 30 days ago...


Join the Strava Team and Elevate Your Engineering Career While Inspiring Athletes Worldwide


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No salary declared 😔

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San Francisco, CA or Denver, CO

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In-person- United States

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Expires at anytime

Organisation summary

Strava, the leading digital community for athletes, connects over 120 million users across 190 countries to the sports they love. It's a platform that celebrates an active lifestyle, encouraging personal growth and community building. Strava stands out with a mission to connect athletes to their passions and help them reach new heights. Backed by top investors, Strava offers a unique, inclusive workspace where diversity is celebrated, and employees are empowered to thrive. Committed to being an antiracist company, Strava is an equal opportunity employer that supports people from all backgrounds.

Role Summary

  • Shape Strava's athlete community by joining either the 'Groups, Creator, and Social' or the 'Activities' team.
  • Collaborate across technical platforms and cross-functional teams to develop athlete-facing features.
  • Work on major platform tools and services including messaging, posts, clubs, GPS tracking, and data visualization.
  • Contribute to the implementation of new technologies and technical vision.
  • Participate in a collaborative team culture, focusing on user-centric product development.

Role Requirements

  • Experience with iOS application development in a production environment using Swift.
  • A commitment to staying updated with the latest iOS technologies.
  • Product-focused mentality with a breadth of skills from networking to user interfaces.
  • Proven ability in building maintainable, testable code bases, and collaborating with a diverse team.
  • Passion for developing smooth, delightful mobile experiences.

About This Role

Strava is the leading digital community for active people with more than 120 million athletes, in more than 190 countries. The platform offers a holistic view of your active lifestyle, no matter where you live, which sport you love and/or what device you use. Everyone belongs on Strava when they are pursuing an active life.

We are seeking two iOS Engineers to join our dynamic teams at Strava, one on the “Groups, Creator, and Social” team and the other for the Activities Team. The successful candidate will be pivotal in shaping the infrastructure and user experience for Strava’s massive athlete community.

For more information on compensation and benefits, please click here.

You’re excited about the Groups, Creator, and Social Team because you will:

  • Be part of the team focused on helping Strava athletes build their community on the platform.
  • Work closely and collaborate with engineers from all of Strava's technical platforms (iOS, Android, Web, Server) and cross functional partners to build athlete-facing features.
  • Work on and help own major platform tools, surfaces, and services such as messaging, posts, video, photos, and clubs.
  • Contribute to implementing our tech vision and help transition us to new technologies.
  • Be a part of a hard-working team with great product and technology knowledge.

You are excited about the Activities Team because you will:

  • Be instrumental in helping athletes understand their fitness and their progress towards all of their goals.
  • Work closely and collaborate with engineers from all of Strava’s technical platforms (iOS, Android, Web, Server) and cross functional partners to build athlete facing features.
  • Work on and help own major platform capabilities across our mobile apps, from gps tracking to data visualization
  • Contribute to the execution of our tech vision and help transition us to new technologies.
  • Be a part of a high performing team with great product and technology knowledge.

You will be successful here by:

  • Demonstrating empathy for athletes and their experience while using Strava
  • Taking ownership of your work, partnering with cross-functional peers to ensure services are properly scoped and implemented.
  • Building well-documented and easy-to-use systems that are quickly and widely adopted across our engineering organization.
  • Contributing to an inclusive and collaborative team culture
  • Excelling at user-centric product development.
  • Building beautiful, smooth, delightful mobile experiences.
  • Mentoring other engineers and providing technical leadership to the team through forums like tech talks.
  • Using your in-depth knowledge of all things Android to help drive technical conversations with peers from different backgrounds across different teams.
  • Be willing to explore and learn new technologies outside of your comfort zone.

We’re excited about you because:

  • Have experience building iOS applications in a production environment using Swift.
  • Stay up to date and experiment with the latest iOS technologies.
  • Have a product-focused mentality. Our team works together to deliver projects that use technology to tackle real business problems.
  • Enjoy working on mobile apps at all levels – from networking up to user interfaces and everything in between.
  • Have experience building maintainable and testable code bases, including API design and unit testing techniques.
  • Can collaborate with iOS, Android, and Server engineers to ship features.

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. With billions of activity uploads from all over the world, we have a humbling and adventurous 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. 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.

Despite challenges in the world around us, we are continuing to grow camaraderie and positivity within our culture, and we are unified in our commitment to becoming an antiracist company. We are differentiated by our truly people-first approach, our compassionate leadership, and our belief that we can bring joy and inspiration to athletes’ lives — now more than ever. All to say, it’s a great time to join Strava!

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.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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