Ramp

Lead iOS Engineer

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What Ramp is looking for in applicants

Ramp is building the world's first finance automation platform designed to save businesses time and money. Ramp offers 5-in-1 software that consolidates corporate cards, expense management, bill payments, accounting, and reporting into one simple and free solution. More than 3,000 businesses are using Ramp to process billions in annualized transaction volume. Customers include some of the fastest growing startups and unicorns like Ro, DoNotPay, ClickUp, and Applied Intuition, as well as established businesses across the US such as Bristol Hospice, Walther Farms, Douglas Elliman, and Planned Parenthood.

Founded in 2019, Ramp is NYC's fastest growing startup, having achieved a unicorn valuation of $3.9 billion in just over 2 years. Ramp has raised $620 million in funding from investors including Founders Fund, Stripe, Goldman Sachs, Coatue Management, D1 Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Thrive Capital, as well as over 100 angel investors who were founders or executives of leading companies. Ramp is part of the Forbes Fintech 50 and Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators program.

Check out our Engineering Blog for more on our tech stack, mission and values!

About the Role

Ramp is, at its core, an engineering company, and is on a mission to build the best engineering team in NYC! Ramp is building its first mobile app and our ideal candidate will design, lead, and architect the launching of this app. Our ideal candidate has a strong sense of ownership and enjoys owning projects from inception to scaling it in production. We value people who take pride in their work, and show an aptitude for learning quickly whether they’re familiar with our stack or not. As an early employee, you’ll be working with a nimble team of committed and talented engineers and having a large, long-term impact on technical design and engineering culture.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with product, and the design team to plan the app and identify the key features to make it successful
  • Work with other engineers at Ramp to build all the necessary services to support the app
  • Help with recruiting mobile engineers to work on that effort
  • Set the technical vision for the team’s platforms and products and lead design discussions and implementation of multiple complex projects 
  • Work closely with product and business teams to understand customer feedback in order to constantly improve our product 
  • Own and effectively communicate team’s progress and status throughout the company 
  • Help establish and influence engineering processes, tools, and systems that will allow us to scale the code base, productivity, and the team 
  • Establish goals and KPI’s for teams while continually focusing on engineering efficiency 
  • Code review, set standards, mentor, test

What You Need

  • Minimum 4 years of mobile development preferred
  • Minimum 8 years of software engineering experience preferred
  • Proficiency in Swift for iOS development
  • Understanding of security best practices for mobile apps
  • Ability to turn business and product ideas into engineering solutions
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment, continuously grow, and master your craft
  • Launched at least one mobile app or several features that reached a large number of users

Nice to Haves

  • Experience interacting with multiple REST APIs (first party and 3rd party)
  • Strong understanding of mobile design patterns and best practices
  • Experience with web apps (React, JS, etc.)

About Our Teams

  • Card Engineering | Ramp’s Card Engineering team is responsible for shipping products with a singular focus on enhancing the finance team and cardholder experience. Current project areas include accounting, physical/virtual card management, mobile wallets, transactions, reimbursements, spend insights, and vendor/invoice management.
  • Risk Engineering | Ramp’s Risk Engineering team is pioneering how risk is evaluated and building the infrastructure to scale to millions of business in the United States. Current project areas include application processing, underwriting & KYC, risk data signals, risk limit & exposure management, bank linking, capital markets, fraud, and payments.

Ramp Benefits (for U.S. based employees)

  • 100% medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for you
    • Partially covered for your dependents
  • 401k (including employer match)
  • Parental Leave
  • Unlimited PTO
  • WFH stipend to support your home office needs
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Annual education reimbursement
  • Relocation support

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