SENIOR IOS DEVELOPER

Company Introduction

JAFA - "Just A Fan's Analysis", the award-winning No.1 Football Fan Mobile App of 2018!

JAFA is the digital home for football fans. It’s the place for football fan OPINION and DEBATE. Giving fans ALL the latest FOOTBALL NEWS and FAN OPINION personalised to them! Think Twitter for football. We’ve already secured partnerships with global brands such as Heineken, Betfair, Puma, and SportsDirect, with more big things on the way!

We are at the forefront of fan engagement and provide an excellent opportunity to learn and be a part of the rapidly growing London Tech scene. Despite only being just over a year old JAFA has grown exceptionally quickly and won a number of awards. This is your chance to join an amazing team and accelerate your career with the opportunity to move to London!

Job Description

We are looking for an iOS developer 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 the existing iOS JAFA app and its integration with back-end services via our REST API. 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.

You will be working remotely and must be able to provide your own equipment (laptop capable of running XCODE) in the first instance with future opportunities to both work locally within Belarus and with the core team in England, based in London.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build applications for the iOS platform

  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

  • Collaborate with a team to define, design, and ship new features

  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs

  • Help maintain code quality, organisation, and automatisation

Skills

  • Proficient with Objective-C and Swift and Cocoa Touch

  • Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services

  • Knowledge of other web technologies and UI/UX standards

  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines

  • Knowledge of low-level C-based libraries is preferred

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, GIT etc.

  • Familiarity with continuous integration

  • Knowledge of user metrics software such as Amplitude

  • 5+ Years job experience