Mobile Software Engineer (Android/iOS)

| Greater Boston Area

About Drift

Drift is the new way businesses buy from businesses. With its quickly evolving set of tools and playbooks, Drift is the world’s leading conversational marketing platform, trusted by top enterprise businesses like Ellie Mae, GrubHub, InVision, Marketo, MongoDB, Okta, Outreach, Eventbrite, Vidyard, and over 150,000 other businesses. Sales and marketing teams rely on Drift to connect now with the customers who are ready to buy now. Based in Boston, Drift was founded by serial marketing technology entrepreneurs David Cancel and Elias Torres and is backed by leading venture capitalists including CRV, General Catalyst, and Sequoia.


Come build the future of conversations & commerce

At Drift, we create conversations that make our customers successful. We want engineers who are ready to tackle some of the most meaningful problems in the industry—from building adaptive AI for bot-supported conversations, to designing next generation chat experiences, to bridging the gap between old and new ways to buy. We want you to join us as we change the global buying experience.


About the role 

  • Steer the success of our mobile apps in our broad culture of autonomy. You have the authority and responsibility to make things happen!
  • Become fluent in a wide range of systems, processes and technologies. Your team will own problems from end-to-end.
  • Create new relationships across the organization in sales, customer success, marketing
  • Uphold our Drift Leadership Principles and be the teammate you want to work with.


Who you'll work with

Whether you're an intern or a principal, you will get to work on hard problems together. We want you to bring out your unique experience and specialities!

  • Daphne Funston, Product Manager, just joined the team but already pushing the boundaries on our chat and mobile products
  • Trevor Rundell, Director of Engineering, joined Feb. 2016. Trun is the go-to guy for anything tech or getting deep on a problem.
  • Amanda Yee, Senior Product designer, our oldest designer at Drift, Amanda understands the sales rep user better than almost anyone else.


What you’ll be doing on the team:

  • Creating Infrastructure that processes billions of messages a minute to extract buyer intent and priority for conversations
  • Developing complex machine learning models to help website visitors get connected with the right person as fast as possible
  • Building tools to trace and visualize any message ever sent so customers can zero in on giving the best buying experience
  • Turn our customer success team and salespeople into data superheroes with data ops automation and slack commands


You may be a fit for this role if you:

  • Are passionate about mobile development and ready to jump anywhere it takes to solve problems and delight customers
  • Have experience programming for iOS (Objective-C or Swift) or Android (Java or Kotlin)
  • Take pride in creating results quickly by breaking projects down. We execute on small pieces to generate visible results
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people with different expertise to help expand our app's reach
  • Can stitch together many different services and processes together even if you have not worked with them before
  • Can put yourself in the shoes of our customers to unite design & code and craft fantastic experiences
  • Uphold quality standards in engineering, security, and design, always searching for new, better ways to get things done
  • Value ego free code reviews



Drift is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate and support diversity, and work every day to create an inclusive work environment that represents the world that we live in. 


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Location

Right in the heart of Back Bay 🙏

An Insider's view of Drift

What are some social events your company does?

We've been to Nashville, Austin, and Killington for our yearly company retreat! Where to next?!

Drift

Team

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I feel really lucky because I get to work with the Sales, Customer Success, Product, and Ops team on a regular basis. We say "One team, one dream" un-ironically and are always willing to hop into anything that benefits the customer.

Sara

Conversational Marketing Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our leadership principles are the core of who we are and how we operate every day. Bringing these in to your actions, decisions, and how you deliver results is the surest way to be successful here. Walk the talk. Focus on the customer. Deliver results every single day.

Kari

Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Today, all of our lives run in real-time. As a result, our expectations for how we communicate with businesses have changed: we expect answers in real-time too. Customers have all of the power today, and that’s why we put a premium on how we’re treated. Businesses need to adapt to this shift in order to thrive today, and that’s what we focus on.

David

CEO, Co-Founder

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High-energy! From sales, to marketing, to customer success and beyond everyone rallies around one common goal which is putting the customer first. End of month is always exciting for this reason.

Amanda

Customer Success Manager

What are Drift Perks + Benefits

Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Sabbatical
After working at Drift for three years, all Drift employees are eligible for a month-long sabbatical.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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