iOS Engineer

New York, NY or Remote
Engineering
Full-Time
Blockstack is looking for an experienced iOS engineer to architect and build a mobile portal to the decentralized internet.  This role is for experienced developers who can build a native user interface on iOS and own a fully finished product to be used by iOS users at a global scale. This will be the first iOS Blockstack product, and a critical part of growth plans to garner 1 million users by 2020.   

Our engineering team builds software using JavaScript/ES6, React, Redux, and Swift on the frontend and Python 6, bash, and Bitcoin Core on the backend. 

You will:
Define and implement engineering goals for iOS development 
Build a native Blockstack iOS app  
Optimize software for highest efficiency, uptime and performance 
Build tools for repeatable processes and lay the groundwork for a successful iOS development team 

Qualifications:
You have experience architecting and developing iOS apps, you have built polished applications with high amounts of traffic, and you are interested in building the future decentralized web with Blockstack.

KPIs:
- Successful deployment of a Blockstack iOS app, with full Blockstack feature set 
- High, 5.0 iOS app store rating of the Blockstack App 
- Increased monthly active users on iOS


Skills
- Excellent iOS development skills, with an emphasis on smart and secure engineering principles 
- Ability to plan, architect and implement engineering initiatives for iOS native apps 
- Have built high traffic, highly available apps 
- Ability to own iOS development and mentor other engineers in iOS practices when necessary 
- Nice to have: Experience in blockchain and cryptocurrency environments 

Qualities + Traits
- Passion for building the new internet for decentralized apps  
- Can work independently, autonomously, and in teams 
- Flexibility to implement solutions in small start-up environments 
- Nice-to-Have: open source experience