Mobile Engineer @ The Wanderlust Group

Location: Remote, within the U.S.

Hi! We’re The Wanderlust Group an outdoor technology company comprised of Dockwa, Marinas.com and Campouts.com. Put simply, we believe the world would be a better place if people were able to spend more time outdoors connected to nature and each other. We build technology to make those experiences more accessible, affordable and enjoyable for all backgrounds.

At The Wanderlust Group, you’ll be an integral part of a small team, able to make an immediate impact and work alongside some of the most talented and dynamic people anywhere. We believe that a great culture enables great teams to do incredible things.

We are searching for a Mobile Engineer to join our Engineering team to build a marketplace booking platform for marinas and boaters, and campgrounds and campers.

A bit about us:

  • We are predominantly a Ruby/Rails & React shop and we <3 Postgres! We also use Sidekiq, Rspec, Swift for iOS, Kotlin for Android, Git, Heroku, AWS, and Stripe to name a few
  • We work on some slick UIs with some extremely talented designers!
  • We are fully remote!
  • We have a progressive view on work-life balance because we also want to be outside!
  • We are around 65 employees, 12 of us are engineers, and kicking off a big hiring effort in product & engineering!
  • Our engineering page with some open source projects we've made https://engineering.dockwa.com/

Successful candidates typically have at least three years of experience and hit many of these areas:

  • Professional experience in developing iOS applications
  • Published at least one app in the App Store
  • Makes thoughtful UI choices that respect and match native iOS platform
  • Experience with app debugging and monitoring
  • Ability to develop mobile APIs and a networking layer to communicate with a Rails backend
  • Interest in developing best practices to build performant serializers and balancing app versions and upgrades
  • Experience in reactive state management and functional views
  • Close familiarity with software engineering methodologies and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including continuous integration, testing and code reviews
  • Strives to maintain a healthy team culture of continuous learning and collaboration

Potential projects: build offline mode for some crucial on-the-water features, build a POS mobile app to charge boaters at the fuel dock

Other reasons to join:

  • You'll work on a supportive team of empathetic humans.
  • You'll be on a fully remote team that can accommodate flexible start and end times due to working styles, family needs, or timezone differences.
  • You'll have a 4 day work week!
  • You'll work on an ever-modernizing stack and encouraged to spend time to invest in best practices - we want the codebase to scale and be fun to work in.
  • You'll receive a competitive salary, stock options, and up to 3% matching 401k.
  • You'll have untracked vacation time - that you will be encouraged to use.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a small group of engineers to have great impact. The best practices we set in motion now will be massively important as we scale our systems to meet the impressive growth we see today. If you meet all the qualifications, please apply! But we know how rare it is to hit all the bullets, so if you have a track record of caring deeply about shipping software that helps people, we want to hear from you.

The Wanderlust Group is a unique company. Because we believe in the value of putting screens down and getting outside, the entire company practices offline Mondays. Spend your Mondays hiking, thinking, reading, sailing. It doesn’t matter as long as you’re not emailing or in meetings. We also care a lot about the marinas and campgrounds we serve. They are often small businesses playing an important role in the local economy around them. That dedication carries through our work. Finally, because we are wanderers at heart, this position is open to remote candidates.