Senior iOS Engineer at The Iconic

Sydney, Australia

Posted on Jan 11 2016 (11 months ago)

Visas:

Sponsor Visa will be provided

About the Role

As an ORIA Award winner for ‘The Best Retail App’ in Australia and recognised as having ‘The Best App’ in the Rocket Internet Group globally, we have a mobile first approach in our business. We aim for constant deployment of improved product that is innovative and directional in the Industry. In the Australian market we are pioneers in this space and no intention of stopping or slowing down anytime soon. As a senior iOS developer you will be working in the Mobile team on an entirely new native App built from the ground up in Swift, with focus on App performance and usability. Our mission is to build the best and most engaging Shopping App and as a key member of the mobile team your expertise will be crucial. If you’re a seasoned iOS developer and have a passion for innovating and pioneering new products, this role is for you.

Technologies you’ll work with:

  • Swift, Objective-C
  • Push Notifications
  • Analytics (e.g. Google Tag Manager)
  • JSON

What will I be doing?

Engage our userbase through unconventional and innovative means – in Retail the consumer is not always tech savvy so the user experience and usability is ever more paramount to ongoing success.

  • Maintain, optimise and build high traffic iOS products and features.
  • Create engaging and innovative customer experiences through mobile and tablet platforms.
  • Tackle projects from inception to deployment in an agile environment.
  • Work with Marketing, BI and Graphics (to name a few) on interesting problems, which combine fashion, design and technology.
  • Contribute to a small group of talented and capable Engineers, QA’s, Scrum Masters and Product Managers.
  • Help figure out UI/UX problems for new and existing products.

Here your opinions matter and your individual skills are utilized in an execution-focused enivo.

Desired Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will need to have proven experience in building high-end world class Mobile applications. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced programmer to take their career to the next level by showcasing their skills to a large user base.

  • Strong knowledge of Swift
  • Strong knowledge of Objective-C
  • Good portfolio of applications (App Store or enterprise/private)
  • Knowledge of unit and behavioural testing frameworks and practices.
  • Experience building applications for iOS Devices (iPhone, iPad)
  • Experience with application architecture
  • Experience integrating with existing web APIs
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational skills with a commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Highly team focused with a ‘get things done’ attitude

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with TDD and/or BDD methodologies.
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • Experience with Apple Watch development
  • Experience with XCode test automation
  • Obsessed with Mobile Technology.


About the Engineering Department

We are as much a technology business as we are fashion, so here you will find a fast-paced, highly creative, pulsey, real time and alive atmosphere at THE ICONIC and our IT and Engineering teams are smashing out what teams 10x their size are doing. It’s a creative, autonomous and innovative atmosphere enabling talent and skill to steer and drive the business where we value work in software and in getting the product out there in an agile environment.


About THE ICONIC

At THE ICONIC we actively identify the best talent globally and consciously recognize both young, emerging talent along with experienced senior level management, creating a unique working experience of both innovative, go-getter spirit and expert, seasoned specialists.   Join us to be part of one great team who dreams big, get things done and are stronger together.

As the leading #1 Online Fashion Retailer in Australia, with a customer-centric focus, we are defining the future of Fashion Retail in Australia and New Zealand to inspire the icon within every customer. We achieve this through being true to our customers by channelling the latest in technology advancements, partnering with leading Domestic and International Brands and hosting a local customer service team to provide the most personalized and efficient Customer Experience out there.  

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