Engineering Manager, iOS Messaging Client

SendBird

Seoul, KR
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/28/2021
  • Website: sendbird.com
  • Company Address: 400 1st Avenue, San Mateo, San Mateo, CA, 94401

About SendBird

At Sendbird, we are building the most scalable and powerful chat API in the world. We have customers from over 150 countries around the world serving a truly wide-range of use cases across communities, marketplaces, on-demand services, games, and e-commerce.

Job Description

Founded in 2013, Sendbird is the leading user engagement platform trusted by modern digital apps like Reddit, Delivery Hero, Dream 11, Carousell, Teladoc, and Hinge . We allow any app (or Website) to quickly and easily embed rich real-time chat, voice, and video experiences into their app to building connections with users and between users. This could be connecting drivers and consumers in a timely fashion to reduce cancellations for a delivery app, helping buyers get their questions answered from sellers to increase transactions in a digital marketplace, or increasing engagement between users in an online community. The platform has over 150M MAUs from over 50 countries operating in industries ranging from marketplaces, ride sharing and online communities to gaming, live video streaming and healthcare.
 
The company is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with additional offices in; New York, Seoul, London, Seoul, Singapore and Bengaluru and has raised over $220M from leading investors, including: ICONIQ Capital, STEADFAST Capital Ventures, Tiger Global Management, Shasta Ventures, Softbank Vision Fund 2, and Y Combinator.
The engineering team at Sendbird is solving some of the biggest challenges related to building reliable, feature-rich, and scalable real-time conversational experiences across different platforms.
 
To learn more, visit the company website: www.sendbird.com

The engineering team at Sendbird is solving some of the biggest challenges related to building a reliable, feature-rich, and scalable real-time conversational experiences across different platforms.

The challenges range from building a platform that can scale to some of the largest userbases across distributed environments with optimal latency, creating a feature-rich, yet lightweight and high performance client-side SDK, and building products and services that can help customers incorporate real-time conversational technologies more rapidly.

You will be participating in building the best real-time conversational products and solutions possible. You are expected to learn and expand on your engineering knowledge and experiences to build a world-class product that solves difficult problems of our customers, and make it as easy as possible for the customers to harness the power of real-time chat.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Lead the development of Sendbird iOS SDK
  • Manage performance and growth of a iOS team / engineers
  • Build an efficient, lightweight, and high performance client side SDK
  • Establish best practices to improve software quality and pace of development
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams such as the backend team, product group and design team

WHO YOU ARE 

  • 7+ years of engineering experience, at least 2 of which should be in an engineering leadership position
  • Experience with mentorship and helping engineers grow to achieve their career goals
  • Proficiency in Objective-C or Swift with strong object-oriented design skills
  • Ability to find the optimal solution given the resource constraints, and understands the concepts of under-engineering and over-engineering

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Experience building SDK or chat / messaging system
  • Experience in various languages and frameworks
  • Experience participating in product design and architecture
  • Experience in learning and adopting latest technologies on iOS platform
  • Awards from programming competitions (e.g., ACM ICPC, IOI, etc.)
  • English proficiency for business collaboration

Finally, there is no such thing as a perfect candidate. Sendbird is a place where everyone can learn and grow. We encourage you to apply if this role excites you.

At Sendbird, one of our core values is Global Citizenship.  We respect, promote, and encourage diversity for equal employment opportunities.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal state, or local law.

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