Technical Lead, iOS (

San Francisco - California

Date Posted: Jan. 31, 2018

Requisition ID: MAC08266

Job Overview:
We are looking for an experienced technical lead to help us build awesome iOS apps (for Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s) that integrate with our services platform. The Mobile group is responsible for application architecture, development and innovation of new feature development to support consumer mobile solutions. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in iOS design and development, with several apps in the Apple iTunes AppStore.
 At Macy’s Technology it isn't enough to be able to produce great code, we want you to be able to produce great ideas and shape the future of our product.  Perform other duties as assigned. 
Essential Functions:
• Lead and mentor a team of iOS developers in conjunction with engineering management
• Own technical responsibility for important pieces of the product that have high visibility both internally and externally
• Ship quality software quickly and frequently
• Architect and design features for iOS apps
• Effectively communicate mobile application architecture and design to team and organization
• Identify and evaluate internal / external technology (vendors, frameworks/APIs) to integrate with mobile applications
• Estimate and size app features and modules
• Prototype, develop, code, install, test and debug applications using appropriate tools as an individual contributor
• Build applications in memory and network-constrained scenarios
• Review and approve software design and code produced by team members
• Represent the team in architectural and technical discussions with other engineering teams
• Work closely with product managers, QA and technical leads from partner teams to define features and components of native mobile applications
• Partner closely with our design and product team to architect gorgeous application flows that are intuitive for our users
• Influence iOS development process for API creation, design, and product
• Envision new products and features that are inspired, considered, and magical
• Participate in the full SDLC (Agile), including meetings, iterative development, estimations and design sessions 
• Passionate, Persistent and Creative - you find clever solutions to problems
• Regular, dependable attendance & punctuality

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent work experience.
• Minimum 5 years architecting, designing and developing iOS Applications.
• 10+ years of Experience in software development with a strong command of object oriented principles.
• Experience releasing multiple applications into the App Store.
• Released at least one app participating from inception to launch.
• Strong foundation in computer science, data structures, algorithms and software design.
• Deep understanding of iOS Platform and associated tool chain.
• Excellent knowledge of Swift 3/4, Objective-C, Xcode and Interface Builder.
• Experience working with and tuning high volume mobile applications. 
• Experience integrating with RESTful API backends.
• Experience leading iOS developers.
Communication Skills:
• Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills. 
• Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.
• Excellent presentation skills to present ideas and work to the team and organization.
Reasoning Ability:
• Excellent problem solving and critical thinking.
Physical Demands:
• Walking, seating, talking, working on a computer, using a phone.
Other Skills:
• Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.
• Ability to deliver full life cycle engagements.
• Desire to work in a fast paced, agile, collaborative environment.
• Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client-services, environment.
Work Hours:
• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and store/company needs.
Company Profile:
As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. With offices in New York and San Francisco, is the best of all worlds. The entrepreneurial thinking of a Web business complements the stability and support of a national brand. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for continued growth. Employees at have long term opportunities and are encouraged to utilize their Supervisors and Human Resources for cross-functional movement to further their careers. At we are committed to giving back to the community by partnering with local charitable organizations.  By skillfully combining the power of the Internet with the best in retailing, is reaching new heights.
This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Macy's Inc., including Macy's and Bloomingdale's, will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with SF PC Art. 49 and LA MC ch. XVIII Art. 9.