Manager Engineering, iOS

Johns Creek - Georgia

Date Posted: Feb. 15, 2019

Requisition ID: MAC13832


Job Overview

We are looking for an iOS Engineering Manager to help us build awesome iOS apps that integrate with our services platform. The iOS development manager for the Mobile Team will report to the Director of Mobile. 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 one or more apps in the Apple iTunes AppStore. At Macy’s Technology it is not only 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:

  • Successfully lead a high-performing software engineering team; participate in code reviews, wireframe designs and proof of concepts.
  • Coach and develop team members. Help set and fulfill the engineering hiring plan for the team, including sourcing, screening, and interviewing.
  • Help set team goals and technical direction while ensuring that they align with the goals of the larger organization.
  • Represent the team in planning, estimation and product meetings, effectively communicating the available features of the iOS platform.
  • Help implement effective engineering processes and policies that emphasize quality and forward progress.
  • Work with QA team in analyzing and resolving production issues and defects. 
  • Consistently demonstrates regular, dependable attendance & punctuality.   
  • Supervisory Responsibility:  
  • Number of direct reports ranges from 5 to 10+.                            



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or Engineering and 8+ years of related or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 3+ years as a technical lead/Manager with deep understanding of iOS UX and UI design paradigms, and ability to implement. and design iOS apps. 
  • 5+ years of broad knowledge of Objective-C, XCode, UIKit and Interface Builder.
  • An Object Oriented philosopher with experience understanding and applying OO design patterns. 
  • Experience working with and tuning high volume mobile applications. 
  • Experience integrating with RESTful API backends.

Communication Skills: 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles.  
  • Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and analytical skills.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to deliver full life cycle engagements. 
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure, client services, environment.

Physical Demands:

  • This position involves regular walking, standing, sitting for extended periods of time, hearing, and talking. 
  • May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, or crouching. 
  • May involve close vision, color vision, depth perception, focus adjustment, and viewing computer monitor for extended periods of time.  
  • Involves manual dexterity for using keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment. 
  • May involve moving or lifting items under 10 pounds.

Other skills:

  • Desire to work in a fast paced, agile, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget.

Work Hours:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs.  
  • Up to 5% travel – Offices Onshore and Offshore, Conferences – up to 4 times a year.

Company Profile:


As the fastest growing part of Macy's Inc. business, is achieving record sales and broadening our workforce. offers the entrepreneurial culture of a web business with the stability and support of the best brand in retailing. Creativity and ingenuity partner with business acumen and tech savvy to build a unique business poised for substantial growth. If you're interested in being a part of that growth and want to know what it's really like to work at, get an inside look at


Our employees 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 digital technology and omnichannel integration with the best in retailing, is reaching new heights.



This job description is not all inclusive. In addition, 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.