Staff iOS Engineer, Maps SDK

Mapbox (View all Jobs)

Remote, United States

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Interview Process

1. Conversational interviews 2. Paid onsite project with team.

Programming Languages Mentioned

C++, Swift


Mapbox is the leading real-time location platform for a new generation of location-aware businesses. Mapbox is the only platform that equips organizations with the full set of tools to power the navigation of people, packages, and vehicles everywhere. More than 3.5 million registered developers have chosen Mapbox because of the platform’s flexibility, security and privacy compliance. Organizations use Mapbox applications, data, SDKs and APIs to create customized and immersive experiences that delight their customers. Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, tracking your personal best mile on Strava, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps.

What We Do

The Maps SDK team builds the public library that powers our mobile maps. Customers of our SDK include apps on Android and iOS, small and large. We work with devices of all shapes and forms, from the latest flagship phone to tablets, laptops, smartwatches, HMD, and embedded boards. Our developers build apps, games and navigation experiences that top the App Store and Play Store rankings, and we are constantly working together to help them build what’s next, whether that’s an Augmented Reality game, a popular consumer app, or an autonomous driving experience.

You'll Do

  • Design and implement high-priority features
  • Craft expressive and easy to use APIs for developers using our SDKs
  • Dive deep into the underlying cross-platform implementations that power our frameworks
  • Build and evolve our popular, open source iOS SDKs

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • A focus on native technologies, such as Swift and Objective-C and how APIs created in Swift bridge to Objective-C
  • Experience with testing methodologies and frameworks like XCTest
  • Familiarity with or a desire to learn more about C++ and Metal is a plus
  • Experience building SDKs in any language is a plus
  • Desire to build frameworks and developer tools
  • Commitment to high quality
  • Passionate to earn and keep customer trust
  • Desire to learn and to teach
  • Open-minded to explore new languages, skills, techniques, and platforms

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply.
By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here.  Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application. 

Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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