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Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and strong company culture. Eventbrite is seeking a Principal Mobile Software Engineer to join us in our mission to bring the world together through live experiences. Last year alone, our platform processed over 150 million tickets across over 3 million events organized by our creators. Our perfect candidate is someone who can connect that vision and story with top-notch talent.
You will be joining a team of 15 engineers doing Native development in both Android and iOS globally distributed across Argentina, US and Spain.
The members of our team tackle big problems through small group collaboration. Our technology spans across web, mobile, APIs, big data and machine learning, search, as well as physical point of sale and ticket scanning systems. Specifically for mobile we have 4 apps (Organizer and Attendee apps for both worlds, iOS and Android).
As a people-focused organization, we support a culture of inclusion, mentorship, and continuous learning. Pair programming, weekly demos, tech talks, and hackathons are at the core of how we build our team and product. We engage with the community by hosting events with exciting technical speakers and releasing key building blocks of our stack as open-source software. Our engineering teams own their services and systems end to end from requirements gathering to deployment to maintenance. Team members follow an on-call rotation to ensure any issues are mitigated immediately and root causes are rectified.
As Principal engineer, you’ll be in a preferred position to support the technical vision of the area (native development, iOS and Android) and keep ensuring Eventbrite’s platform evolves to exceed our customers’ expectations. You’ll be challenged to research, design and implement technical solutions and become a point of reference for the engineering teams.
At the team level you will work closely with your Engineering Manager and different Product Managers. At the company level you’ll be responsible for technical leadership and mentoring.
THE TECH STACK
The Eventbrite stack lives in AWS and primarily consists of React (frontend) and native apps (Swift and Kotlin) on the frontend and a mix of Django and SOA on the backend. We have python, node and golang in our application layer. We have a mix of datastores with a strong MySQL presence.
As we evolve as a company, more services are created and our tech stack will keep changing.
THE SKILL SET
10+ years of experience developing iOS apps.
Deep understanding of the Swift language and type system.
Experience with UIKit and SwiftUI.
Experience in writing clean and testable code.
Experience with Automated testing.
Experience with modern app architectures.
Familiarity with unidirectional data flow frameworks like Redux or The Composable Architecture.
Comfortable with leading large cross-functional initiatives, and collaborating with engineering teams and other stakeholders.
Strong understanding of Web Service, API, REST and RPC.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a wide variety of teams.
Ability to explain complex technical concepts to a varied audience.
Ability to set priorities, and execute according to the plan, arising risks if needed.
Passion for quality and attention to detail.
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to write performant concurrent code.
Ability to cleanly architect UI features.
Experience leading technical teams and mentoring engineers.
Experience with distributed systems and large scale systems.
Advanced English both written and spoken.
WHAT WE OFFER
At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, and much more.
We care about your mental health and wellbeing.
Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses.
We work hard to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where Britelings feel like they belong.
Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer programming throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.
We offer ongoing training and career development that meets people where they are in their careers.
We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, leadership coaching for all managers, Briteling led talks, and weekly company-wide town halls with our CEO. We take culture seriously and design programs with employee feedback in mind to make Eventbrite a great place to work no matter where you work from in the world.
Work-life balance & flexibility is extremely important to us.
Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing.
Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of hundreds of thousands of event creators in nearly 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The company was founded by Julia Hartz, Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, with a vision to build a self-service platform that would make it possible for anyone to create and sell tickets to live experiences. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 290 million tickets distributed for over 5 million total events in 2021, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
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Eventbrite is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from all suitably qualified individuals are encouraged, regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
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