Staff Software Engineer 2 – iOS

At eBay, we’re more than a global ecommerce leader — we’re changing the way the world shops and sells. Our platform empowers millions of buyers and sellers in more than 190 markets around the world. We’re committed to pushing boundaries and leaving our mark as we reinvent the future of ecommerce for enthusiasts.

Our customers are our compass, authenticity thrives, bold ideas are welcome, and everyone can bring their unique selves to work — every day. We’re in this together, sustaining the future of our customers, our company, and our planet.

Join a team of passionate thinkers, innovators, and dreamers — and help us connect people and build communities to create economic opportunity for all.

eBay is looking for an Staff iOS Engineer 2 who is passionate about crafting apps that consumers love. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a world leader in mobile commerce and directly impact the lives of a global population, while growing the revenue of eBay exponentially.

Our iOS app, with millions of daily active users, facilitates billions in commerce transactions, and is the entry point for a growing number of new customers. Your new team will be focused on delivering comprehensive and innovative experiences to the apps that delight our customers and move the bar on the industry standard.

We work in small, focused, collaborative project teams and follow an agile methodology. Our multi-functional teams including product management, product development, quality, and user experience research and design work together every day and enjoy collaborating on large-scale, ambitious, and interesting problems. You will feel like you are working in a start-up, while at the same time having the resources of a large company. Working at eBay is an exciting, challenging, and inspiring experience.


  • Architect the development of features in the iOS application
  • Native iOS app development and converting ideas, designs and requirements to concrete stable production builds
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Product and Engineering team to identify problems, come up with creative solutions, and help with tracking and delivering within the release plan
  • Own and be accountable for native code of applications
  • Mentor junior engineers on team
  • Understand and implement iOS specific design patterns
  • Experience with iOS XCode, Obj-C, Swift, SwiftUI, network debugging (e.g. Charles), revision control systems (e.g. Git) and bug tracking (e.g. Jira)
  • Develop and iterate within a rather lean, yet very fast-paced Engineering team
  • Develop code and testing methodologies to improve the DevOps “Four Key Metrics”
  • Be part of a transformative, productive and fun startup culture

Job Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience developing iOS applications, with deep experience in both Swift and Objective-C
  • Deep experience in unit testing and functional UI testing with XCTest / XCUITest
  • Well versed in SOLID principles
  • Experience with Xcode
  • Experience with modern design patterns such as MVVM, VIPER, RIBS, etc…
  • Ability to collaborate and drive best practices with engineers from numerous teams
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Experience working with services teams to design optimal mobile services contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on large scale applications encompassing dozens of features
  • Experience with patterns for achieving feature modularity
  • Experience with reactive programming using Combine or RxSwift
  • Experience with SwiftUI
  • B.S Degree in Computer Science or equivalence

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment in California, Washington, or New York is expected in the range below.

$149,200 – $234,850

Base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including location, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a target bonus and restricted stock units (as applicable) in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as PTO and parental leave). Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employees will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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