Senior iOS Engineer – Ad Tech

Job Description

At Spotify Advertising R&D, our mission is to build the next generation advertising platform for audio which can scale the freemium experience for hundreds of millions of fans and tens of thousands of advertisers. This scale brings unique challenges as well as tremendous opportunities to define our business.

We are looking for thoughtful, well-rounded Senior iOS Engineers to join our team and help build an application that millions of people use daily to discover and listen to music. You will play a leading role in our mobile engineering practice, implementing new features, improving performance, building beautiful user interfaces, and building reusable and scalable libraries and components. Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences music.

What You’ll Do

  • Build cutting-edge iOS apps that bring the joy of music and podcasts to millions of users.
  • Collaborate closely with other engineers, designers, and product owners to develop solutions to significant problems.
  • Write clear, maintainable code for platforms and libraries that will scale across several projects and distributed development teams.
  • Contribute to the architecture, platform, and best practices for the development of Advertising products on iOS.
  • Become a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team.

Who You Are

  • You know how to write readable, idiomatic, and maintainable Swift and are willing to follow already defined coding guidelines and workflows.
  • You are experienced with a variety of iOS frameworks.
  • You have a deep understanding of Cocoa design patterns and API design.
  • You care about quality, and know what it means to ship high-quality code.
  • You have a high level of understanding of end-to-end systems.
  • You have released at least one app on the App Store or have a project in the works that you can tell us about.
  • You value team success over personal success.
  • You have at least 5+ years of iOS experience.

Where You’ll Be

  • We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find the best work mode for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the Americas region where we have a work location
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Eastern Standard time zone for collaboration. 


Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.

Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.