iOS Engineer

The App Business
13 Sep 2017
17 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
At The App Business (Full-time), in London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Expires at: 2017-10-21

We are looking for an ambitious, passionate mid-level Developer who strives to push themselves to the next level. As an outstanding iOS Developer, you will plan, build, iterate, test, and maintain world class apps. You will focus on code quality and deliver a polished user experience - sweating the details that matter.

Working in large code bases and playing an important role in the product life cycle, you will find elegant solutions to new problems on a daily basis. You will learn industry best practices such as pair programming, continuous integration, testing frameworks and code reviews, and together with your team, will take responsibility and ownership over the quality, testability and maintainability of your code.

Main requirements
  • Demonstrable experience of writing iOS apps in Xcode, using Objective-C and Swift,
  • The passion & drive to become a community-recognised iOS engineer,
  • Working in an Agile environment, collaborating with design and QA teams,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • The desire to work with others to build products that change the way people interact with the world around them,
  • A focus on quality at every step of the development lifecycle,
  • An understanding of common architectural patterns (such as MVC, MVVM, etc.) and why such patterns are important,
  • A solid understanding of data persistence, including some exposure to CoreData,
  • Experience with source control,
  • Experience with third party tools, e.g. Cocoapods, mogenerator,
  • A solid understanding of concurrency, including the use of GCD and NSOperationQueue,
  • An app in the App Store or some code on GitHub,
  • Experience with one or more unit testing frameworks, e.g. XC, Kiwi, Expecta.
Nice to have
  • Experience leading a team of other developers,
  • Experience taking the lead in a scrum team where necessary,
  • A solid understanding of continuous integration and setting up of a CI environment,
  • Experience designing APIs and understanding of what constitutes a high quality, mobile-friendly API.
  • Monthly company lunch
  • Wrap-up Friday Drinks
  • Weekly TAB teatime
  • Breakfast, Fruit & Drinks
  • Seasonal Parties
  • Gym & Sports Grant
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health & Dental Care
  • Flexible Pensions
  • Life & Travel Insurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Up to 30 days Holiday
  • Extra Christmas Holiday
  • Annual Technology Grant
  • Subscriptions & Memberships