IOS Software Engineer - Cape Town
CapeTown, South Africa
21h ago
source : Executive Placements

They have a collaborative culture, and are looking for leaders to join their team. They think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to winning.

Theyre lucky to be surrounded by colleagues who are experts in their field, working together to create a world class brand.

Theyre looking for people who :

  • are decisive
  • are continuously learning & improving
  • think big
  • are proactive
  • obsess about the customer and the customer experience
  • are accountable
  • collaborate
  • are trustworthy, approachable and open minded
  • simplify processes and solve complexity
  • If that sounds exciting to you, then you may be the right candidate for this awesome opportunity to help build SAs biggest and best fashion retailer.


    Looking for a Software Engineer who is willing to hit the ground running and is comfortable to jump into the iOS app while working collaboratively in a team environment.

    The engineer will need to work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation and must be comfortable gathering and organising information that translates into usable requirements.

    This rapidly expanding company is moving in the direction of a "mobile-first" paradigm. As such, the engineer must be able to maintain a balance between periods of building features as well as operational and platform improvements.

    A strong understanding of the iOS SDK and platform is a must as they attempt to create the most refined native app experience for their mobile application user base.

    The ideal candidate must have a passion for technology, constantly exploring, learning and improving their skills. They know where to apply what they have learned and they share their knowledge freely.

    They embrace fit for purpose technology, meaning they have a diverse stack. Just like their culture, they obsess about building systems that are elegant, performant, reliable and scalable.

    Their teams are autonomous, collaborative units that share a business and engineering vision, but have the freedom to tweak and influence how they go about their mission.


  • Contribute to the development of their (recently rebuilt) Swift iOS application.
  • Design, develop and test code written in Swift
  • Draft technical specifications and briefs
  • Monitor and profile application performance
  • Monitor services and systems within our infrastructure
  • Perform code reviews
  • Collaborate with creative, content and engineering teams to design and develop a world-class iOS application
  • Publish apps to the App Store

  • 5+ years in software development
  • 2+ years in Swift experience
  • Experience architecting, developing, testing and maintaining iOS mobile applications
  • Experience with dependency management (Carthage / Cocoapods)
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and web services
  • Experience with revision control systems (specifically Git)
  • Experience with an issue tracking / management system (specifically Jira)
  • Experience with e-commerce based applications is beneficial
  • Advanced understanding of theoretical programming fundamentals, including but not limited to algorithms, data structures, design patterns (like MVC / MVVM / VIPER) and OOP
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Be comfortable working within a team
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Python, Google Cloud Platform and Kubernetes is beneficial, but not a requirement.
  • BSc in Computer Science, Electrical (& Computer) Engineering or a related field is beneficial

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong drive for results
  • Be comfortable working within a team
  • Good communication skills.
  • Build and maintain relationships
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