Software Engineer, iOS

Full Time
Barcelona, Amsterdam, Berlin, Dublin, Paris, Rome, Copenhagen
2 months ago

The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

With Realm we help mobile developers build better apps faster by giving them a powerful alternative to SQLite. The Realm is on-device object database is open-source and used by more than a hundred thousand active developers. Over 65% of Fortune 1000 companies rely on Realm in their apps.

The Core team focuses on building and maintaining the lowest level of the Realm codebase. “Core” is the shared central piece amongst the Realm SDKs, and is the beating heart of our product. The responsibilities of our Core engineers vary from exposing a high level interface that the Realm SDKs can interact with to understanding how concepts like objects, tables and columns are mapped to the database file.

As an Engineer, you will work with anything from high-level architecture, API design, algorithms and advanced data structures, to low-level optimizations. You will be involved in the whole process from idea, architecture, design, implementation and test to documentation. We are looking for a person who is a self-starter, enjoys both planned and interrupt-driven work schedules, and has a laser focus on ensuring a great developer experience. 

This role can be based out of our Barcelona office or remotely in the Barcelona region.

The ideal candidate will have
  • Have 3 - 5 years of experience building real-time native iOS applications
  • Have strong proficiency in Swift, Objective-C and the iOS development ecosystem as a whole
  • Have a thorough understanding of the iOS platform, including different device capabilities, battery life, and performance
  • Have experience with C++ (ideally worked professionally with C++ before switching to iOS)
  • Have a strong interest in building libraries for other developers (and checking quality of your work with test automation)
  • Have a love for designing and implementing ergonomic APIs
  • Want to participate in Open Source software development and communities
  • Be an effective communicator, engineer, and problem solver
  • Bonus -able to read and understand C++ (ideally worked professionally with C++ before switching to iOS)
Position Expectations
  • Design, build and maintain Realm iOS SDK
  • Write high quality (e.g. clean, well-tested) code
  • Participate actively in the code review process
  • Collaborate effectively with teammates and colleagues across the organization
  • Deliver tasks on-time, clearly, communicate challenges or roadblocks
An Engineer will be successful in this role when they
  • Know their way around each of the MongoDB SDKs and Sync code base
  • Can deliver tasks through the entire SDLC, from design through deployment with minimal guidance
  • Establish a cadence of on-time delivery without cutting corners
  • Can communicate design decisions and trade-offs effectively while working with a geographically distributed team

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.