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Senior Front-end Developer (iOS)


About KodyPay

KodyPay is a new mobile point of sale platform and payment aggregator, enabling businesses to perform all of the necessary actions to carry out a standard electronic transaction. The platform also accepts a multitude of different payment methods using a web and app-based technology platform.

We’re developing a ground-breaking product with our customers at the core. We have funding from the leading names in tech investment, and a visionary leadership team. We want everyone who joins us in this remarkable adventure to have the autonomy to masterfully develop their expertise.

The role

We’re looking for an expert, senior-level iOS Engineer. You’ll have a passion for great UX & UI, and be used to centering your thoughts around users as you balance the working priorities of a feature in development.

To be successful in this role, you should have in-depth experience working as an iOS engineer in both an independent problem-solving capacity; and in working with/mentoring junior members of your team to bring features to fruition.

This position will give you the exciting opportunity to work closely with experienced C-level officers of KodyPay whilst executing on the company’s vision. You will have the opportunity to work with and guide a growing and diverse workforce in the UK, Bulgaria, and the USA as you engage in your day-to-day tasks. An ideal candidate will be motivated, results-driven, and enjoy working in a team environment.

We’re a varied team: some of us are graduates, some never went to University, some have startup experience, whilst others come from corporates and consultancy firms. As long as you love learning and problem solving, we’d like to speak with you.

What your day will involve

  • Collaborating with KodyPay’s product team to cultivate a fast and efficient user experience.
  • Developing complex features using your skills in UIKit, Core Animation, and Foundation APIs via Swift.
  • Designing and building scalable and modular UI components, which can be used effectively by other members of the engineering team.
  • Connecting front-end features to mid-layer and back-end services.
  • Assisting the back-end engineering team in planning of mid-layers and back-end services.
  • Assisting the product team in refining the KodyPay experience, whether via A/B, data-driven, or in-person user testing.
  • Collaborating with our engineering leads in the planning and definition of wider features.
  • Enabling junior developers to carry out their work as efficiently as possible, assisting in both problem solving and professional development while they grow as developers.
  • Engaging in sprint planning with the product team, committing to timely execution of features, and prioritising within sprints where necessary.
  • Collaborating with C-level members of staff and the business development team to demonstrate test builds of a given feature.
  • Being a core part of the construction and shipping of a world-class product, ensuring a high standard of quality in the process.
  • Championing team spirit, peer learning, and user experience throughout the organisation.

You should apply if

  • You have plenty of strong and relevant software engineering experience, ideally with a focus on native iOS development.
  • You have excellent experience in, and are excited by programming in Swift.
  • You’ve worked on a multitude of apps: many of which can be found in the App Store.
  • You have experience connecting mobile applications to mid-layer and back-end services via REST and GraphQL.
  • You enjoy working and leading within an engineering team committed to agile development, working in sprints to achieve the best results.
  • You are excited by automated testing: you have integrated with testing platforms before and think in a test-driven manner.
  • You love building beautiful products from beautiful designs, drawing a great attention to detail in bringing design to life.
  • You’re experienced in ensuring a streamlined codebase throughout development teams, factored to a high standard.
  • You have a good grasp of the fundamentals of computer science and an excellent working knowledge of industry standard tools (including Git).
  • You have experience in solving problems both independently and with junior members of a team.
  • You are an overachiever who has a strong orientation for results, seeing all your ideas to fruition.
  • You have entrepreneurial DNA: flexible to changes, eager to learn, proactive, resilient to failure, and persistent in making an impact.

The KodyPay iOS App

Our app is built using the Ionic framework, Angular and uses the Capacitor runtime. Our backend (written in Kotlin and using GraphQL) exposes a REST service. We plan to rewrite the entire mobile app natively for iOS over the course of 2021.

When applying, please be sure to include a covering letter and a copy of your CV attached. For creative hires we recommend including a link to your portfolio. We aim to respond to as many applicants as possible regardless of outcome, however due to high volumes there may be some individuals we cannot get around to. Note: We do not consider applications placed by recruiters.
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