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iOS Developer

 

Shiftgig, one of Chicago’s hottest and fastest growing technology companies, is actively seeking an iOS Developer in our Chicago office. We are a tech company in a non-tech space and as such, we have a lot of interesting problems to solve. Our architecture is centered around internal and external APIs with consuming clients being our single page applications and native mobile apps.

What you'll do:

  • You enjoy creating solid, clean code so you won’t hate yourself the next time you have to visit it.
  • You have a love of software development and making neat things to help people in their daily lives. The social aspect of our business is very important to our team.
  • You know how to balance pragmatic, iterative development with the long term vision of a scalable and usable product.
  • You’re able to work as part of a small team, but be self-motivated and comfortable solving problems independently.
  • You’re excited about researching and implementing technologies you’ve never implemented before.
  • You have an appreciation for good design and good user experience. You don't have to be a designer yourself, but you should be able to work with designers and have a solid idea of what makes a friendly and delightful native app.
  • You’re able to quickly analyse bugs and usability issues in live apps, and provide solutions for those problems with a quick turnaround.

What you'll need:

  • At least 2 years of iOS development experience with Objective-C and Swift (All new code is written in Swift, but 20-40% of the apps are coded with Objective-C)
  • Experience consuming REST interfaces and building asynchronous networking clients.
  • Experience with unit testing. Familiarity with OCMock and/or OHHTTPStubs a plus.
  • Experience with Core Location and geofencing technologies
  • Experience with user testing and direct QA, or a desire and willingness to interact directly with users to solve issues.

Nice-to-have skills:

  • Experience with Couchbase Lite or Firebase (or some other asynchronous, replicating data store)
  • Experience with Core Location and geofencing technologies
  • Any experience with non-mobile technologies - Python, Javascript, HTML, whatever!
  • Experience with Agile methodology

About Shiftgig:

Shiftgig connects businesses with the on-demand workforce through our industry-leading mobile platform. Our technology provides financial opportunity for hourly workers seeking flexibility and choice, while delivering powerful business agility to companies. More than 2,500 clients in food service, hospitality, retail, warehouse and experiential marketing use Shiftgig because of its ability to easily fill and manage short- term job assignments with pre-vetted, skills-assessed workers. Shiftgig is changing the way people work.

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