Senior iOS Developer - SwiftUI

Constant Contact

Constant Contact

Software Engineering
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

At Constant Contact, we are seriously awesome people who take ownership and make an impact by operating with the mindset, integrity and courage of a small business owner. There’s something so profoundly rewarding about knowing that your work is empowering people everywhere to pursue their dreams. Here, we all play an integral part in helping business owners, entrepreneurs, non-profits and individuals to succeed by giving them all the help and tools they need to grow online. We’re energized by new challenges and new possibilities-and we’re just getting started!

Constant Contact offers a dynamic and vibrant work environment as we pioneer innovative technologies in the digital marketing landscape. Our mobile team is currently seeking a talented Senior iOS Developer to play a key role in leading and developing captivating applications for phones, tablets, and watches using Swift/RxSwift. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the forefront of mobile technology in the digital marketing sector.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the product manager, UX designer and peer engineers to understand the business and technical requirements of his tasks as a mobile iOS developer. During daily standup sessions, sprint planning meetings, and retrospective meetings applying agile methodologies to:
    • Collaborate with product manager to refine/plan backlog using the JIRA web product and set priority for the user stories
    • Record his progress on his tasks using the JIRA web product
    • Participate in sprint planning and record estimates in JIRA.
    • Give demos of his finalized work to team members and stakeholders
  • Work with the Constant Contact Mobile team and back end services teams to deliver software solutions for iOS devices (phones and tablets) that meet functional requirements defined during the backlog refinement sessions with the product managers, using the Swift programming languages, and the Xcode development environment
    • Use the Swift (RxSwift) programming languages and the Xcode development environment to build iOS mobile functionality as defined in the acceptance criteria in the user story.
    • Integrate his work with the mainline of the application using Github pull request process
    • Define and implement unit tests for the use cases using the XCTest framework.
    • As needed, pick up more urgent programming tasks for issues of customers in production.
    • Collaborate with other software teams at Constant Contact that provide back end services used by the mobile application, bringing the knowledge of the dependent software to the mobile team and affecting the Scrum Jira backlogs of the external teams as necessary when the mobile application requires changes to the dependent software. Understand the architecture of the Constant Contact toolkit desktop application - a Web application - and its relationship to the mobile apps in order to participate and affect architecture discussions.
  • Promote and nurture good team practices and career growth by participating in code reviews, and pair programming. Documenting the functionality that you deliver
    • Contribute to system and application architecture and develop prototypes
    • Review the pull requests of peer engineers and recommend good practices in Github
    • Participate in the pair programming for knowledge sharing and collaboration.
    • Improve performance of the mobile application
    • Provide trainings to other team members
    • Document code where necessary, such as APIs, and keep team practices and knowledge up to date in the Confluence web product
    • Seek out learning opportunities like iOS, Swift UI and mobile developer conferences and online courses.
    • Mentor iOS and AND team members as he is expected to be a leader in the application areas that he works on. These areas include Contacts management, Cross Platform Editor, Social Posting, Campaign management, Image Library management and general application architecture of the Constant Contact iOS Toolkit application

Who you are:

  • 8+ years industry experience in software development
  • 6+ years experience developing native mobile iOS applications
  • Hands on experience with RxSwift is required to be successful in this role
  • Experience programming in Objective-C is desirable
  • Proven ability to design and implement architecture of iOS applications
  • Experience leading a software development team is a must
  • Experience with RxSwift, SwiftUI, Combine, MVVM, MVI is required
  • Experience with unit testing and test-driven development is a plus

Leadership Skills

  • Ability to lead as part of a highly collaborative Agile team
  • Strong collaboration and influence skills
  • Ability to articulate engineering design strategies related to scalability, performance, security, usability, and development platforms
  • Strong focus on team effectiveness, results, and customer success
  • Self-motivated individual who proactively identifies team bottlenecks and works with the team to resolve them
  • Passionate about technology and staying up to date on industry trends
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement for self and team
  • Ability to contribute to Open Source projects

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Why You’ll Love Us:

  • We celebrate one another’s differences. We are proud of our culture of diversity and inclusion, and we're always working hard to strengthen and improve this culture. We have programs in place that bring us together on important issues and provide educational opportunities for all employees.
  • Join the experts. If you're passionate about supporting businesses and organizations, you won’t find a better spot to share your talent. We’re dedicated to improving the quality of our product from a customer standpoint and have a true desire to enable the success of businesses, non-profit organizations, and community groups.
  • You’ll have opportunities to grow your career. We encourage and support our team members to learn different aspects of the business, take on stretch assignments, seek coaching opportunities and professional development opportunities.
  • A generous paid time off policy and a competitive benefits package that supports the health and well-being of you and your family

At Constant Contact, we’re all about work flexibility and are proud to serve our customers as a hybrid workforce. Our hybrid work model combines the convenience of remote work with access to our great office locations to collaborate in-person, participate in live trainings, and socialize with colleagues.

Application Deadline: 30 days. We may fill this job opening prior to the deadline if a candidate is selected by us.

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