Senior iOS Engineer APPLY NOW

Full time

About the Company

Silk + Sonder is in the business of building bridges - taking people from life’s chaos, anxiety, and stress to joy, productivity, and intention with ease. Founded in 2019 by Meha Agrawal, former Stitch Fix / Goldman Sachs software engineer, and backed by a slate of top investors including Redpoint Ventures, Tim Kendall, and Gokul Rajaram, Silk + Sonder’s science-backed, holistic approach to daily mental wellbeing has landed us 4.9 stars on the App Store, millions in revenue, and tens of thousands of devoted brand fanatics all across the country - well on our way to disrupting the $450Bn self-care industry. Through personalization, accountability, and accessibility, we are committed to making mental wellness a proactive affair, and catalyzing positive change and fulfillment in our customers’ lives, no matter what setback or milestone they face.

About the Role

As a Senior iOS Engineer, you will play a key role in developing and enhancing our iOS application. You will be responsible for designing and implementing high-quality code, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and ensuring the performance and reliability of our iOS applications. The ideal candidate is highly skilled in iOS development, has a strong understanding of software engineering principles, and thrives in a fast-paced, startup environment.

You must embody curiosity, professionalism, and an above-and-beyond work ethic. We are specifically looking for individuals who embody our core values of:

  • Speed - rapid rate of learning and swift speed of execution
  • Excellence - opts for the solution that will optimize for success
  • Radical Thoughtfulness - within the content created, the member experience, and with our team and partners
  • Lean - scrappy but not sloppy
  • Relentless Optimism - thinks like an owner, operates like a champion 
  • Drive - hungry and ambitious 


  • Lead the development and maintenance of our iOS applications, ensuring they meet high standards of quality, performance, and usability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and backend engineers, to define and implement new features.
  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle, including design, coding, testing, and deployment.
  • Identify and resolve technical challenges, bugs, and performance bottlenecks in our iOS applications.
  • Conduct code reviews to ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to best practices.
  • Stay up to date with the latest iOS development trends, tools, and frameworks, and incorporate them into the development process when applicable.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members, fostering their growth and development.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in iOS development, with a focus on native app development using Swift and Objective-C.
  • Strong knowledge of iOS frameworks and libraries, including UIKit, Core Data, Core Animation, and Auto Layout.
  • Proficiency in using development tools such as Xcode, Interface Builder, and Instruments.
  • Solid understanding of software engineering principles, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs, third-party libraries, and integration of backend services.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to debug and optimize code.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with SwiftUI and Combine frameworks.
  • Knowledge of unit testing and integration testing frameworks.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment pipelines.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or personal iOS app projects.


  • Direct impact on improving women’s relationships with themselves as well as with others
  • Collaborative, fast-paced team environment that offers ownership and autonomy alongside working with incredibly smart, authentic people
  • Competitive compensation + equity participation and 401(k) option
  • Flexible work-from-anywhere-anytime policy (we love world travelers, homebodies, and everything in between as long as things get done!)
  • Unlimited vacation + company holidays
  • Introspective, wellness experiences and retreats



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