Software Engineer, iOS


New York City, NY, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Post Date: 07/14/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , New York, NY, 10001

About Pawp

Pawp is a company that offers a pet e-commerce platform. It provides pet wellness advice by offering personalized recommendations, enabling owners to make better health decisions for their pets.

Job Description

Pawp is on a mission to make the future of pet care more accessible and affordable. Pawp includes a 24/7 digital clinic for pets that allows members to have unlimited, appointment-free chats with licensed vets, and a financial safety net for emergency vet bills. Pawp provides the tools pet parents need to keep their pets healthy, happy, and free of economic strain. Pawp was founded by the same team who built, scaled and sold Paribus to Capital One and Clarity Money to Goldman Sachs.

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced iOS engineer who is excited to be part of our early story and help us build a diverse and vibrant tech culture at Pawp. As part of our iOS team, you will join our Head of Mobile in leading the charge in bring Pawp's iOS app for members and pet professionals to life. We want detail-oriented, ambitious self-starters who have experience working both with APIs and creating beautiful UI. As an early employee, you'll be working with a nimble team of committed and talented engineers and will have a large, long-term impact on Pawp's infrastructure and engineering culture.

What You'll do

  • Design and build iOS platform applications for Pawp's innovative products
  • Work closely with product and business teams to understand customer feedback in order to constantly improve our product
  • Work with various technical vendors and partners to design and implement custom API integrations
  • Help establish and influence engineering processes, tools, and systems that will allow us to scale the code base, productivity, and the team

What You'll Need

  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant work experience; 1+ years commercial experience with Swift (preferably B2C)
  • Track record of shipping high quality products and features at scale
  • Ability to turn business and product ideas into engineering solutions
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment, continuously grow, and master your craft
  • Alignment with Pawp's core values of providing pets the best care possible

Nice to Haves

  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a related technical field, or equivalent technical experience
  • Familiarity with or desire to learn our tech stack which includes, but not limited to: Python, GraphQL, AWS, RabbitMQ, Redis, PostgreSQL, Twilio, Node, Go
  • Experience with video streaming, e.g.  OpenTok SDK
  • Experience with websockets and real-time messaging, e.g. Pusher
  • Passion for pets

What you get

  • Responsibility in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Build large scale distributed systems from the ground up
  • World-class talent and team
  • A chance to be a defining member of the team, with equity to match
  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO

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