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Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022
 
   
 
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We are looking for a Director of iOS Engineering to manage this highly capable, fast moving team. In this role you will be working to improve the core technology we build with, while delivering impactful user-facing projects across our apps.    Be part of the team that owns the applications that bring Pelotons workout experience to iOS, tvOS & watchOS. We build native Swift & SwiftUI applications that engage our members who own Peloton hardware as well as those members whose only touchpoint with the brand is via their mobile device or TV.  Pelotons mobile apps are an important & growing focus for the company, as they provide an easy way for new users to engage with Pelotons high-quality content at a greater range of price points.

You

You communicate regularly with senior management & stakeholders who provide feedback & direction. You lead by example by practicing open & respectful dialogue. You influence others to improve processes & drive projects forward. You coordinate across different groups & create formal networks of people to get things done. You are mastering negotiating priorities & trade-offs, & are able to facilitate a contentious discussion & drive correct decision making even if unpopular. You use your expertise & judgment to analyze & define the problem or opportunity, identify risks & constraints, & influence an actionable strategy. You are able to provide technical direction in large cross-functional initiatives. Most importantly, while your manager is always there to support you, you operate in a highly autonomous manner requiring little to no oversight. You can also operate in highly ambiguous situations, navigating your team through the uncertainty.

The Team

Our team owns the apps that bring Pelotons workout experience to iOS, tvOS & watchOS. We build native Swift & SwiftUI applications that engage our members who own Peloton hardware as well as those members whose only touchpoint with the brand is via their mobile device or TV. Pelotons mobile apps are an important & growing focus for the company, as they provide an easy way for new users to engage with Pelotons high-quality content at a greater range of price points.

Focus area: Growing People

  • Motivate & drive a continuous performance-based culture within the team. Provide management support for the team in the form of team meetings, events, & 1:1 interaction.
  • Coach & mentor team members. Foster their career growth through setting objectives, regular feedback, & sharing best practices.
  • Lead by example to actively maintain & build a culture of learning, respect, transparency, & trust.
  • Delegate responsibilities to others. Drive consensus & direction.
  • Actively manage the recruiting process for the team, create solutions that enable onboarding of diverse, high caliber candidates.

Focus area: Project Leadership

  • Collaborate cross functionally with Engineering, QA, Product, Product Research, Design, Program Management, & others to develop short- & long-term roadmaps & execution plans.
  • Handle planning & breaking down large projects; Manage program & project risks appropriately; Identify & mitigate internal & cross-functional dependencies & blockers.
  • Ensure that your teams voice is heard, & that there is team buy-in
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders

Focus area: Technical Leadership

  • Work in collaboration with management to turn business & product strategy into action at a technical level.
  • Act as an enabler for product execution through technical execution
  • Drive technical decision making through setting standards & objectively assessing trade offs based on architecture, scope, business priorities, & impacts to product experience.
  • Leverage a strong technical foundation & experience to provide appropriate guidance to a team of Engineering Managers & Staff SWEs.
  • Stay abreast of technical developments, balance the benefits of implementing a new technology with the risks.
  • Ensure the team is carefully considering the lifetime costs of the tech stack they are implementing.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of hands-on technical management experience
  • 12+ years of relevant software development experience.
  • Team management capabilities of 30+ developers
  • Experience creating delightful mobile experiences for consumer focused companies with large audiences.
  • Experience working in large mobile codebases exhibiting a high degree of modularity & reuse.
  • Experience setting a strong vision & roadmap for the team; Actively involved in setting teams long term goals & execution plans.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD & how to incorporate test automation into development workflows.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology & delivery of quality software as part of an agile team.
  • Demonstrable experience shipping several large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams.
  • Ability to mediate between competing product & technical priorities; align priorities and
    goals through collaboration with technical leads & product managers.
  • Experience with coaching & mentoring software engineers at different stages in their career, including senior & staff level engineers. Able to demonstrate the ability to identify the strength & weaknesses of individuals in order to maximize team effectiveness.
  • Experience hiring talented engineers at different levels.

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ABOUT PELOTON:

Peloton uses technology + design to connect the world through fitness, empowering people to be the best version of themselves anywhere, anytime. We have reinvented the fitness industry by developing a first-of-its-kind subscription platform. Seamlessly combining hardware, software, & streaming technology, we create digital fitness & wellness content & products that Members love. In 2020 Peloton committed to becoming an antiracist organization with the launch of the Peloton Pledge. Learn more, here.

Together We Go Far means that we are greater than the sum of our parts, stronger collectively when each one of us is at our best. In order to be the best version of Peloton, we are deeply committed to building a diverse workforce & inclusive culture where all of our team members can be the best version of themselves. This work has no endpoint; it is the constant work of running an organization that strives to reach its full potential. As a first step in our commitment, we announced the Peloton Pledge to invest $100 million over the next four years to fight racial injustice & inequity in our world, & to promote health & wellbeing for all, from the inside out.
 
 
 
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