Software Engineer, iOS

Engineers at Shift build things that matter; every engineer works on exciting, meaningful projects, and defines our technical and product strategy. We move fast, have fun, and help each other out. We’re a Silicon Valley startup with a second engineering office in the Arlington area. We're looking for engineers who love building great iOS apps. This is an opportunity to shape the very early stages of a company and product that has the potential to transform a huge market. Mobile is an important part of both our internal logistics as well as consumers’ experience with our product - we aim to reinvent how cars are bought and owned in a world dominated by mobile technology.


  • Build a sustainable and stable platform for new product ideas to flourish
  • Work with the team to help us set priorities and focus on the right things
  • Improve our tech stack, tools, and processes
  • Participate in discussions and brainstorms to contribute ideas and feedback
  • Help and mentor other team members; collaborate as part of a team


  • 2+ years of experience building and shipping production iOS software
  • You’re excited about building clean, well-tested code
  • BS, MS and/or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field

Bonus Points

  • Have been part of multiple releases of a large iOS app

Please note that we offer a referral bonus for engineering hires. You must know the engineer you are recommending, help us close them, and this candidate should not be someone we are talking to currently. Please send your referrals to [email protected]

Shift is a San Francisco-based startup that is transforming the buying, selling, and servicing of used cars into a technology-driven, hassle-free experience. With Shift, one of our friendly car enthusiasts will work as your personal concierge from start to finish, whether it’s bringing a test drive to your door or providing an instant appraisal for the car you want to sell. All of our cars pass a rigorous inspection and come with a seven day money-back guarantee. Financing is also provided on most vehicles. Basically, we save you money, time, and the aggravation of working with a used car dealer.

We’re a team of ex-Google and ex-Dropbox leaders with demonstrated ability to successfully build teams and create game-changing products. We’re backed by leading Silicon Valley investors and poised for enormous growth this year.

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