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Senior iOS Developer

eBay Classifieds Group (eCG) is an innovative leader in online classifieds with brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.

About the business:

Gumtree Australia is Australia’s local marketplace connecting buyers and sellers in the local community to buy, sell and find just about everything. There are more than 3 million listings across hundreds of categories and 90,000 new ads are posted every single day.

On average, more than 7 million Australians visit Gumtree each month via our desktop and mobile sites, as well as our iPhone and Android apps, and we’re proud to say we’re one of the top shopping apps in Australia. (Optional)

Facilitating successful and safe local trade is our main priority and our ambition is to be a Top 10 digital destination. It’s our mission to empower people and create economic opportunity and to be Australia’s favourite local marketplace for all of life’s needs.

The Role

A Senior iOS Developer on one of our agile teams, building customer value through the design, development and delivery of a native app that our customers will love!

Your Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Be a key team member working with delivery leads, other developers, product managers, QA, and operations teams to develop solutions that drive our OKRs, delight our customers and deliver good performance, scalability, and reliability.

  • You will participate in and help drive the best possible ways of working for native app development including Continuous Improvement, CI/CD, test automation, A/B testing and experimentation.

  • Coach of junior and mid-level developers (guide them through architecture and procedures, be a mentor helping with skills development);

  • Think with your colleagues about architecture decisions and help work them out;

  • Work with your international counterparts across the worldwide eBay Classifieds Group.

Your Profile:

  • You are a strong software engineer and have good knowledge of what it means to work with large and/or distributed systems.

  • You possess extensive experience in online or related areas and at least three years developing iOS apps in Objective-C and Swift.

  • You love working in a dynamic agile team environment

  • You are a self-starter. You seek out new opportunities and don’t shy away from challenges.

  • You bring energy and enthusiasm to the office every single day.

  • You put the customer at the forefront of every decision you make.

  • You love a challenge and look for creative ways to solve problems fast.


Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs.

We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel Gumtree is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about our Diversity & Inclusion click here:


People are the heart of the eBay Classifieds business, and their health and well-being are our first priority.

We continue to monitor local government guidance and partner closely with medical advisors to determine the safest and best next steps for everyone. As a result, most teams are working remotely, with a few teams able to collaborate in person with enhanced safety procedures. We will discuss the particular case for your region during the interview process. As a general rule, interviews will be completed remotely over video calls.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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