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A new way to bank for everyone, easily accessible via a mobile app

Mobile Engineer, iOS

$130k – $170k • 0.0% – 0.1%
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Varo is on a mission to empower hard-working Americans to achieve greater financial resilience; arming them with the products and support they need to create healthy financial habits and reduce financial stress. Through its mobile app, Varo offers customers premium bank accounts that have no minimum balance requirement or monthly account fees, high-interest savings accounts, and solutions to build, repair, and access credit. Varo’s state of the art technology provides tech-first features to help people achieve their financial goals and manage their money more easily.

Varo is distinct from other fintechs: Varo is the first fintech to be granted preliminary approval for a de novo national bank charter by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the first to receive approval from the FDIC for federal deposit insurance, and is weeks away from opening the first mobile-centric national bank in U.S. history. Our unique team combines the best of tech and banking, and we’re wildly passionate about keeping our customers happy by helping them manage and grow their money. Our teams are based in San Francisco and Salt Lake City. Privately held Varo has raised over $400M to date, from leading institutional investors and strategic partners including Warburg Pincus, The Rise Fund / TPG Growth, Gallatin Point Capital, Harbourvest Partners, Progressive Insurance, and iHeartMedia.


We are looking for a highly driven, consumer oriented iOS developer to join our growing Engineering team. This role is responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablets. Your primary focus will be development of iOS applications and their integration with back-end services. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.


  • Build iOS applications integrating with both REST and GraphQL services.
  • Work with the latest Apple technologies like SwiftUI and Combine.
  • Build beautiful, exact UIs that meet the highest standard of fit and finish.
  • Build applications that reflect a passion for quality.


  • 3+ years experience in iOS native applications development.
  • Solid understanding of mobile application architecture, including MVC/MVVM/MVP patterns.
  • Speaking Swift fluently.
  • Experience in unit and UI testing.
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Understanding of Scrum development process.
  • Experience using Jira, Confluence, and Git.

THE THREE SKILLS THAT MATTER MOSTNobody can be great at everything, but we're looking for candidates who are extraordinary at:- Understanding the need of our customers and thus making our product better.

  • Being passionate and taking pride in what you and your team produces.
  • Having the drive to learn more and make it better.


  • Basic understanding of Java, AWS, and Linux to help troubleshoot issues during integration testing between UI and backend.
  • Financial industry experience

At Varo, we are committed to living our values. We hope these resonate with you.

Customers First: Understand the problems our customers are trying to solve. Respond with a sense of urgency. Build relationships that result in loyalty. Be data and insights-driven. Test everything. Achieve results through strong execution. Build a product people love. Assess new initiatives with the customers’ interest in mind. Act with empathy.

Take Ownership: Bias towards action. Have high standards. Be accountable for the results of your work, our product, our company. Trust others to own it.

Respect: Bias towards action. Have high standards. Be accountable for the results of your work, our product, our company. Trust others to own it.

Stay Curious: Ask why. Dare to make things better. Learn something new each day (even from mistakes). Be open to growth. Develop creative solutions.

Make it Better: Think big. Set high goals. Work towards long term value rather than short term wins. Create change. Be resilient.

Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Learn more about Varo by following us:

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/varomoney/

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/varomoney/

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/varo-money-inc./

Twitter - https://twitter.com/varomoney

Engineering Blog - https://medium.com/engineering-varo

Beware of fraudulent job postings!
Varo will never ask for payment to process documents, refer you to a third party to process applications or visas, or ask you to pay costs. Never send money to anyone suggesting they can provide work with Varo. If you suspect you have received a phony offer, please e-mail careers@varomoney.com with the pertinent information and contact information. Varo takes this matter seriously, and is working closely with the appropriate authorities to effectively address the issue.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We hope to hear you say, "I'm in!"

Varo Money at a glance

A new way to bank for everyone, easily accessible via a mobile app

Varo Money focuses on Service Industries, Apps, Banking, Finance Technology, and Consumer. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Draper. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees. To date, Varo Money has raised $72M of funding; their latest round was closed on January 2018.

You can view their website at http://www.varomoney.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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