iOS Software Engineer - Overnight and Daycare (Barcelona)


Barcelona, ES
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/20/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 2101 4th Avenue Suite 400, Olympia, WA, 98121

About Rover

Rover is the nation's largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers. Whether you need in-home dog boarding, pet sitting, dog walking, or day care, Rover connects pet parents with dog people who’ll treat their pets like family. But it’s not just about dog love. Rover is also an award-winning technology business committed to making pet care safe, easy, and affordable so that everyone can experience the unconditional love of a dog. In fact, a service is booked on Rover every minute of every day!

Job Description

Who we are connects pet parents with the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy daycare. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents.
We’re the European hub of a VC-backed Tech startup headquartered in Seattle. You will join an amazing and ambitious global team. In Europe, we’re an international team with about 17 nationalities located in Barcelona. Our pioneering approach to people and pups alike landed us on the list of GeekWire’s Next Tech Titan in 2019 and the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2018 by Fast Company. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway) we love animals, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Meet the Overnight and DayCare team 
The Overnight & Day Care team is responsible for the biggest and most popular services on Rover: Dog Boarding, House Sitting, and Doggy Day Care. We focus on making it easier for pet owners to find and book the perfect pet sitter, and on making sure the owners, sitters, and pets have a great experience once the booking begins.
Who we're looking for
We’re looking for an iOS Engineer to join our Barcelona Product and Engineering Team, extending and maintaining our native iOS app for a growing user base. You’re passionate about mobile, code quality, and like to work in an equally passionate team.
Our product team is multidisciplinary with design, mobile, and web teams working together. You’re passionate about mobile apps, code quality, and like to face new challenges.
You will work with a group of fun and energetic engineers. We are very passionate about building highly scalable, reliable, available, and high-performance products.
You’re a team player that can drive and deliver projects in line with Rover’s Core Values.

Your Qualifications:

    • Computer science or software engineering degree
    • 2+ years experience as a professional iOS developer.
    • Good mobile development experience using Swift with Xcode for iOS
    • You’re a team player and work well with other teams in the company such as product/design
    • Your code is well structured, documented, and tested
    • You know how to use version control systems, such as Mercurial/Git, and are familiar with Continuous Integration/Deployment tools

Your Bonus Skills:

    • Knowledge/interest in learning Android development
    • Knowledge/interest in Python/Django
    • Knowledge in React Native or previous experience in Javascript/React
    • Participation in Open Source projects

General skills:

    • The position is in-house at our Barcelona office. All applicants must have the right to live and work in Spain. We can help with relocation assistance though!
    • You’re a team player and work well with other teams in the company.
    • You are meticulous about design and user experience because you want to deliver the best service to your customers.
    • You are used to working with different agile methodologies such as Scrum/Kanban/XP.
    • You love new challenges and are eager to solve new problems.
    • Good level of written and spoken English (our Engineering Team is in Barcelona but we work in English).
    • You love dogs!

Our style:

    • We are proud to be professional software developers building high quality, scalable and supportable solutions
    • We embrace progressive engineering practices including a continuous deployment pipeline and automated testing. Our engineers just merge their branch and it ships
    • We're serious about the quality of our production operations, and employ the thorough system, application, and user interaction monitoring and anomaly detection
    • We're data-driven and believe in informing many of our decisions through experimentation
    • Our feature teams represent small autonomous business units with developers, product managers, and designers working side-by-side
    • We are friendly, supportive, and respectful, and we pay attention to the impact and quality of our work as well as keeping work/life balance
    • And, dogs in the office!

Benefits of working at

    • Competitive compensation
    • Permanent contract
    • Stock options
    • Private health insurance
    • Gym allowance 
    • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
    • Monetary help for adopting a dog plus yearly credit to use on our platform 
    • Flexible work hours, sometimes you’ll need to be in at certain times, but on the whole, we’re pretty flexible when it comes to managing workload and time
    • Grab snacks, fresh fruit, in our kitchen to keep yourself going (currently on hold due to Covid19)
    • Free Tuesday breakfast and every other Thursday free company lunch (currently on hold due to Covid19)
    • Regular team activities, including happy hours, game nights, and more (Remotely due to Covid19)
Rover is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting a diverse, inclusive and inventive environment with the best employees. We’re driven by seeing our people succeed and grow, and we work to ensure everyone contributes to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.