Lead iOS Engineer @ CoStar Group - Irvine, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Lead iOS Engineer

CoStar Group - Irvine, CA

Lead iOS Engineer


Job Description



Apartments.com is the leading online apartment rental listing website, offering property, commuter, and neighborhood information for more than 1,000,000 available units nationwide. A CoStar Group subsidiary, the Apartments.com network includes Apartments.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentFinder.com, Apartamentos.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, ForRentUniversity.com, After55.com, CorporateHousing.com and WestsideRentals.com. Reaching millions of renters worldwide, enabling both qualified traffic and highly engaged renters, Apartments.com is the fastest growing site within the residential rental industry.

As a CoStar Lead iOS Developer you will be responsible for having a direct impact on iOS applications used every day by millions of people. CoStar develops the Apartments.com application and other rental applications. As the premier mobile portal to all rental properties in the US and around the world, you will be able to work on all aspects of the application, from UI front end to networking back end. CoStar looks for and values talented individuals, giving them autonomy to make the product they are working on the best product in the world. Change your job, change the world.

This position is in our Irvine, CA office and has the opportunity for hybrid work with up to two days remote per week. Four-day work weeks are also an option for those applicants that are interested.


  • You will develop iOS applications that scale to reach millions of users
  • You will continually evaluate emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends, and best practices that can be used to strengthen CoStar’s technology platform and development practices
  • Work with the team to create user interface layouts for customers and interfaces to backend web services
  • Design and develop systems and libraries that are highly reusable and maintainable
  • Understand CoStar’s product architecture and frameworks and come to the table with your ideas
  • Collaborate with different teams along with other iOS developers to exchange new ideas and improvements


  • You hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 5+ years’ experience in developing iOS applications
  • 1 year of experience in managing and mentoring direct reports
  • You are an expert in everything iOS - Objective C , Swift, Cocoa Framework, XCode IDE, Interface Builder and are always interested in learning more and sharing your skills
  • You know all the common Object Oriented Programming and design patterns, MVC, MVVM, Dependency Injection and more.
  • You have 1+ years experience mentoring and leading a team


  • Experience with SQL databases and full stack development
  • You love mobile applications and know how to make them engaging
  • You understand how to turn ideas and code into the perfect customer experience


Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.


Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes, as well as Segways and bikes available for use during the day
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it - see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group:

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