Senior iOS Engineer

Engineering Porto, Portugal


The role

You will be responsible for the end-to-end development of iOS applications driving the long-term mobile strategy planned for Farfetch. This role consists of writing top-notch Objective-C/Swift code and resort to battle-hardened design patterns. It isn't just about writing iOS apps, you'll also have the chance to get your hands dirty with UI Automation, fully automated build pipelines and API integration testing with node.js. You’ll also be responsible to drive initiatives that can shape the scope of work of one or more teams.

What you’ll do

  • Drive feature development and help improve end-to-end product quality;
  • Contribute for cross-team development of common libraries;
  • Help define best practices on iOS development and contribute for a share and learn driven environment;
  • Be fully committed to Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment;
  • Work closely with other Product Development teams to improve consistency and timing of releases;
  • Create prototypes of new ideas and explore new technologies on the forefront of mobile technology.
  • Contribute with architectural solutions to deal with highly complex apps
  • Contribute with technical solutions to tackle out of the ordinary performance challenges

Who you are

  • Experienced in iOS development with at least one released app (solo or as a team member);
  • Experienced in working with Objective-C and Swift (if you don't have experience in Swift, don't worry - just be keen to learn);
  • Knowledgeable about REST API architecture;
  • Understanding of client-side development as well as the API backend stack;
  • Eager to get nerdy about memory management, UI layout/rendering and UI/network performance;
  • Detail-oriented and have excellent teamwork skills;
  • Energetic, creative and fun to work with;
  • Proficient in English, both written and spoken.