Senior iOS Engineer - Mobile Platform
London, UK | Full-time
Engineering
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Bumble is looking for a talented Senior iOS Engineer to own and drive technical projects from specification through to delivery and beyond. The Mobile Platform team’s primary goal is to build the best core technology for native applications for both Android and iOS and to build the best developer experience for all mobile engineers in the company. To achieve this we strive to use the best mix of in-house and off-the-shelf technologies available, while staying pragmatic - when to develop vs when to adopt.

You will impact millions of users, share know-how with the community and experiment a lot. If you get a buzz from taking initiative, redefining expectations but also getting involved in challenging technical debates with the team, this is your place. This role will be based in London and you will be working as part of our cross-functional team.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Hands-on development in the following areas:
  • Design, develop and improve core frameworks and shared components
  • Drive technical innovation to support existing and new product directions in the company
  • Work closely with iOS developers, improving the toolset to speed up the development process
  • Keep up with the new technologies and introduce them into the development process
  • Take care of the development infrastructure (Xcode updates, iOS updates, swift updates)
  • Proactively share knowledge by providing technical expertise to colleagues, internal and external talks and articles.
  • Contribution and support of our open-source projects
  • Mind app performance metrics to draw conclusions and drive change
  • Contribute technical ideas and suggestions to enhance the tech direction of the iOS team
  • Write efficient, maintainable and reusable code and tests, passcode reviews and be a good scout in general
  • Be an efficient and responsible team member, communicate, participate and help
  • Work with QA in a weekly release cycle
  • Be enthused about teamwork in an AGILE environment: attend daily stand-ups, plan and share results of your work with the team

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • iOS application development experience
  • Evidence of delivering consumer facing, mass market, networked, high-performance iOS applications available in the App Store
  • Up to date with the latest Swift and iOS trends
  • Understanding of Xcode toolset, compilation process, GCD & Networking, modularisation 
  • Excellent understanding of design patterns & Object Oriented Programming
  • Understanding of analytics, remote reporting and measurements
  • Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI) and Unit Testing on iOS
  • Knowledge of socket based networking desirable
  • Experience performance profiling with instruments in Xcode

ABOUT YOU

  • Think, live and breathe Swift
  • Self-motivated and able to achieve deadlines and work independently
  • Love to write clean, reusable code and have a passion for mobile development inside and outside of the office
  • Solid communication skills and team-working capability
  • Positive and logical approach together with willingness to learn
  • Attention to detail and a passion for quality

With over 700 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:

Flexible working hours

Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes

‘Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat

‘First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month

Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19

Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time

You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!

About Bumble Inc.: Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s highest-grossing dating apps with millions of users worldwide. The Bumble platform enables people to connect and build equitable and healthy relationships. Founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, the Bumble app was one of the first dating apps built with women at the center, and the Badoo app, which was founded in 2006, was one of the pioneers of web and mobile dating products. Bumble currently employs over 700 people in offices in Austin, Barcelona, London, and Moscow. For more information, please visit: https://team.bumble.com/

Senior iOS Engineer - Mobile Platform
London, UK | Full-time
Engineering
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