iOS Engineer

YZ · Mar 7th 2019

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Who We Are:

YZ is a social commerce platform that will unite all of online commerce into one convenient, collaborative and positive community. We're an institutionally funded seed stage startup based in NYC, and we’re looking to add dynamic, passionate, and vibrant members to our growing team.

  • We’re a tight-knit group of tested entrepreneurs with diverse backgrounds and complementary skill sets.

  • We’ve assembled a group of top brand builders and leading digital influencers to advise us.

  • We’re supported by a strategic team of investors (both institutions + angels) dedicated to our mission.

  • We’re launching the platform with over 200 of the top digitally native brands who together have over 100 million in social reach.

  • We love what we're building. At our core, we’re here to fuel the fire of entrepreneurialism, and we believe commerce and conversation are the path forward.

We'd love to share more and learn more about you.

What You’ll Do:

You will be a core part of the founding iOS team. You will be responsible for creating a highly engaged and responsive iOS app that caters to user-generated content across text, image and video. You are capable of working with low latency video streaming and you will collaborate closely with the product, design and back end teams to define, design, and deploy relevant features and frameworks. We will look to you to discover and implement new technologies and features as our platform and user base grows.

Who You Are:

  • You have 4+ years of professional iOS development experience

  • You have a BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent additional experience

  • You have experience working on a team of engineers building and maintaining large-scale iOS apps, or building something impressive on your own

  • You are an expert with Swift, Xcode, and the rest of the iOS ecosystem

  • You are extremely detail-oriented and have an empathetic view on user needs. You always put the user first

  • You are a team player and a free thinker and are always one step ahead - passionately and creatively coming up with new and innovative features

  • You are comfortable with paving new roads and taking risks

  • You pray at the altar of speed and know how to make quick and decisive decisions

  • You are excited to join a team that is passionate about creating a new way for people to connect and transact

  • You want to work on something that will have mass impact, mass adoption and mass reach


  • You have experience writing unit/snapshot tests

  • You have experience with AVFoundation, CoreAudio, or HLS

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