Staff iOS Engineer

Full Time - Texas

Favor’s mission is ‘Anything Delivered’. Our engineers make high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more. 

Do you get a thrill when you make an impact on hundreds of thousands of users? Do you want to work for a purpose and value driven company in a high growth environment? Our engineers create the tools and applications necessary to connect our customers, Runners, merchants, and support teams. As a Staff iOS Engineer at Favor, you will be responsible for all phases of development, testing, and deployment of our native iOS applications. You will work closely with our product and operations teams to understand customer needs, build simple solutions to complex problems, and deliver delightful experiences to all our users.

What You'll Do

  • Recommend changes to processes and tools at the team level based on industry standards, patterns, and practices. 
  • Lead creation of documentation and provides training around technology stacks and standards. 
  • Help other engineers understand system/application designs. 
  • Work with engineering and product management to plan solutions for large features. 
  • Communicate individual and project-level development statuses, issues, risks, and concerns to technical leadership and management. 
  • Independently build, diagnose, and fix high complexity technical issues. 

Skills You Have

  • A relevant degree or comparable formal training, certification, and/or work experience
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience
  • Ability to design and build technical solutions without direct oversight
  • Knowledge of coding patterns and their applicable use cases, leveraging them to write performant, testable code
  • Ability to utilize data structures and algorithms to solve problems
  • Ability to write tests that cover the most common use cases and code paths
  • Ability to use design patterns to design efficient, maintainable, and scalable features
  • Ability to perform effective code reviews, identifying areas that may lead to bugs
  • Ability to identify and communicate technical blockers early on in project work to develop well-scoped deliverables 
  • Understanding of the performance impact of queries and ability to generate complex data structures
  • Familiarity with dependency injection and enabling testability
  • Experience or familiarity with one or more of the following technologies: Objective-C, Swift, MVC, MVVM, SwiftUI, Combine, Async / Await, XCTest, Cocoapods, SPM, Alamofire, GitHub Actions
  • Experience in a high-growth startup is a plus

Who You Are

  • Appreciate simple design. 
  • Love to write clean, well-tested code - test first or TDD approaches a plus. 
  • Enjoy working with other engineers in a collaborative and iterative environment. 
  • Communicate well with technical and non-technical stakeholders. 
Life at Favor

Where you'll work: This role can be hybrid or remote, depending on the team member’s location in Texas. If you live in Austin, Texas, we ask that you work from home roughly three days per week and work at our HQ for the remaining work days. If you live in a different city in Texas, you will primarily work from home, with the opportunity to travel to Austin for company-wide events. No matter where you work best, we foster an inclusive and flexible environment to support our workforce.

Benefits: We offer premium health, vision, dental, and life insurance, alongside 401(k) options. We go beyond the basics, while also throwing in Favor delivery fee credit and H-E-B discounts! 

Paid time off (PTO): We offer unlimited PTO for salaried employees (that’s actually unlimited) and ample vacation time to all team members.

Learning and development: We encourage personal growth and education through Intern(al)ships and Learning Labs taught by Favor team members and external facilitators.

Community: Whether you’re an avid cyclist, dog lover, or Magic enthusiast, there’s a group for you here. We foster community through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), company-wide events, happy hours, and regular connection opportunities.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion: At Favor, we believe that to be the best delivery app in Texas, we need to represent all Texans. We are committed to growing a team with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives, and we are an equal opportunity employer. 

In addition, as a candidate, if you require any accommodations throughout the recruitment process, simply let your recruiter know! Our talent acquisition team will work with you directly to ensure a smooth and delightful process.
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