Director of Engineering, Mobile

Posted 6.30.24
San Francisco, CA
About AllTrails
AllTrails is the most trusted and used outdoors platform in the world. We help people explore the outdoors with hand-curated trail maps along with photos, reviews, and user recordings crowdsourced from our community of millions of registered hikers, mountain bikers, and trail runners in 150 countries. AllTrails is frequently ranked as a top-5 Health and Fitness app and has been downloaded by over 50 million people worldwide. AllTrails was selected as Apple’s App of the Year in 2023!
Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems so that we can get more people outside having healthy, authentic experiences and a deeper appreciation of the outdoors. Join us!  
Director of Engineering, Mobile
What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Managing, growing, and mentoring a team of experienced and passionate mobile engineers and engineering managers
  • Serving as an engineering leader and technical expert within engineering and to cross-functional partners 
  • Leading and participating in technical, design, and product discussions with teams across the organization and company
  • Continuing to build a world-class team by hiring exceptional talent, coaching and developing engineers, and leveraging your technical expertise to raise the bar and building the right amount of process
  • Advocating for code quality, new technologies, and architectural design within the company
  • Supporting initiatives to improve engineering efficiency, quality, and happiness
  • Working in a highly collaborative environment as a distributed team across engineering, security, data science, product management, and marketing 
  • 10+ years of building high-performing, healthy mobile teams that addressed increasingly complex technical and organizational challenges
  • Deep experience in the iOS or Android native SDK. We prefer iOS candidates to balance our internal team experience
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers
  • Shipped many large scale projects with multiple dependencies across teams
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Experience with CI/CD workflows and tools
  • Experience with Monitoring, Logging, Reporting, and Alerting frameworks like Crashlytics, Embrace, New Relic, and Datadog
  • Proficient with Jira, Confluence, Github, and AI Autocomplete
  • Scrappy, creative problem solver who is willing to dive in wherever is needed
  • Consistently made culture choices that positively impact all of engineering
  • Humility, empathy and open-mindedness – no egos
  • Believe that strong teams are built on trust and autonomy
  • Passion for the outdoors 
Bonus Points:
  • Experience leading mobile applications where the offline-experience is a core product feature
  • Experience working at a mobile-first B2C company
  • Experience with open-source mapping frameworks
  • Experience with Github Copilot or other AI assistive technologies
Our Commitment to You:
  • A competitive and equitable compensation plan. This is a full-time, salaried position that includes equity
  • Physical & mental well-being including health, dental and vision benefits
  • Trail Days: First Friday of each month to hit the trails!
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible parental leave
  • Annual continuing education stipend
  • Discounts on subscriptions and merchandise for you and your friends & family
  • An authentic investment in you as a human being and your career as a professional
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