REF # 1911512

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Salary: Market Related
Cape Town

Senior Software Development Engineer – IOS

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100% subsidiary of a Growing, fast-paced online platform requires a talented, motivated and results-oriented Senior Software Development Engineer – IOS to join their young, dynamic team in Cape Town. Your general characteristics are smart, creative and hard-working, you have integrity coupled with your 3yrs+ relevant experience and Information Technology or Computer Science Degree



  • Take ownership, build and maintain the our bleeding edge mobile e-commerce iOS application.
  • Migrate the existing Objective C app to Swift
  • Design develop and test code written in Objective C/Swift.
  • Apply best practice and ensure stability and security of the applications.
  • Monitor and profile application performance.
  • Take part in daily standup, with the ability manage time and workload effectively.
  • Collaborate with creative, content and engineering teams to design and develop a world-class iOS mobile application.
  • Publish applications to the Apple App Store



  • Strong Computer Science and programming fundamentals.
  • Experience architecting, developing, testing and maintaining iOS mobile applications.
  • Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs (JSON) using best practice.
  • Full understanding of the iOS application, view-controller and tableview life cycles.
  • Appreciation of iOS-specific asynchronous processing techniques.
  • Knowledge and Appreciation of iOS user experience design patterns.
  • Experience using GIT version control.
  • Experience developing in an Agile team environment
  • Be accountable, engaging and inventive.
  • Work alongside a QA engineer regarding testing and product finalisation.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Sketch, Zeplin and Photoshop.
  • Experience with Google Maps, Firebase & Braze.
  • Any Android experience.


  • Information Technology or Computer Science Degree.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience.



While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.




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