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Senior Lead Software Engineer - iOS

  • Hybrid work
  • Full time, Day
  • Travel: No

Job Category: Engineering / Product Development

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Division: Cox Automotive


  • 11799 N College Ave, Carmel, Indiana
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Job Description

Cox Automotive is seeking a Senior Lead iOS Developer for a full-time employee position based in our Carmel, IN office. This will be hybrid" work-from-home role requiring the selected candidate to come into our Carmel office approximately once a week, and potentially up to 10 times a month.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead iOS Developer to take charge of our iOS development team. As the Lead iOS Developer, you will be responsible for overseeing the design, development, and delivery of innovative and high-quality iOS applications. You will play a critical role in shaping the technical direction of our iOS projects and guiding the team to achieve excellence. The ideal candidate should have 8 to 10 years of hands-on experience in iOS app development, with expertise in iOS essentials, Swift, SwiftUI, xCode, SQLite, and familiarity with for continuous integration and deployment.

What you will be doing :

  • Lead and mentor the iOS development team, providing technical guidance, and driving the delivery of exceptional iOS applications.

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements, scope, and deliverables.

  • Design and implement robust, scalable, and maintainable iOS application architectures using Swift and SwiftUI.

  • Ensure that the iOS apps meet the highest standards of user experience, performance, and security.

  • Optimize app performance, responsiveness, and memory usage to ensure a smooth and efficient user experience across various iOS devices.

  • Conduct code reviews, identify areas of improvement, and promote best practices to maintain code quality and consistency.

  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues, bugs, and challenges related to iOS app development.

  • Implement comprehensive testing strategies to ensure the reliability and stability of iOS applications.

  • Utilize for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to streamline the development and release process.

  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in iOS development, Swift, SwiftUI, and other relevant technologies to drive innovation and continuous improvement.

What we require from you :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field plus 7+ years of relevant work experience; or a Master's degree plus 5+ years of relevant work experience; or a PhD plus 5+ years of relevant experience

  • In lieu of a degree, qualified candidates would require 14+ years of relevant professional experience

  • Proven experience in iOS app development with a strong portfolio of successfully launched applications on the App Store.

  • Extensive proficiency in Swift and solid experience with iOS app development essentials, including UIKit, Core Data, and Grand Central Dispatch.

  • Strong expertise in SwiftUI to build modern and responsive user interfaces for iOS applications.

  • In-depth knowledge of xCode, Interface Builder, and other iOS development tools.

  • Experience with SQLite and other data storage technologies in iOS applications.

  • Familiarity with for continuous integration and deployment will be a significant advantage.

  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and guide a team towards successful project delivery.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to handle complex technical challenges.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively within a team and with stakeholders.

Drug Testing:

To be employed in this role, you'll need to clear a pre-employment drug test. Cox Automotive does not currently administer a pre-employment drug test for marijuana for this position. However, we are a drug-free workplace, so the possession, use or being under the influence of drugs illegal under federal or state law during work hours, on company property and/or in company vehicles is prohibited.

About Cox Automotive

At Cox Automotive, people of every background are driven by their passion for mobility, innovation and community. We transform the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars, accelerating the industry with global powerhouse brands like Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and more. What’s more, we do it all with an emphasis on employee growth and happiness. Drive your future forward and join Cox Automotive today! 

About Cox

Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses – which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications – is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today! 


Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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