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Software Engineer, iOS

New York, NY

Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!   

Our Perception team builds the technology that enables Snapchat’s camera to intelligently understand the world around us. This team is composed of innovative product thinkers, engineers, and scientists who work together to bring captivating Snapchat experiences to life — all powered by artificial intelligence.

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We're looking for an iOS Engineer to join the Perception team!

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and own innovative user-facing features from design through implementation and roll-out

  • Work on cutting edge client machine learning frameworks that push the limits of mobile devices

  • Collaborate with other engineers to design APIs and perform high quality code reviews

  • Mentor junior developers to become amazing iOS engineers

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Familiarity with reactive programming, dependency injection, multi-threaded programming, and manual memory management

  • Fluency with C++ and cross platform development frameworks


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 3+ years of experience using Objective-C and/or Swift for iOS development 

  • Experience working on consumer-facing products and developing mobile software at a technology company

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with on-device deep learning frameworks (CoreML, TensorFlow Lite, etc.)

  • Experience with unit testing and UI testing using XCTest

  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!


At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: ca814e9feed78078137b4684a0e22e79bf35156c80113a49df6a19a94531ae31
Employment Type: Other