Senior iOS Developer

Software Engineering Pasadena, California


Position at Oben

About Oben: Oben is a stealth-mode investor-backed fast-growing technology company based out of Idealab (www.Idealab.com) in Pasadena, CA. Oben is in the process of building human interfaces for Artificial Intelligence and beyond.  Here is more info about our company: http://goo.gl/gxpxwT

Know more about Oben incentives herehttp://oben.me/careers/


Senior iOS Developer


You will be responsible for working closely with our design/UI/UX team and developing the iOS app which will manage the natural human interfaces for robotics. Sound interesting enough? Read on!

Here are some of the things we are looking for:

  • Deep customer empathy and ability to quickly translate insights, whiteboard sessions, napkin sketches and water cooler talks into mockups, wireframes, and working proof-of-concept code

  • Expertise in quickly translating design (Adobe illustrator, Photoshop, PDF, PNGs) into working iOS code

  • Work with our team of scientists and engineers to ensure compatibility with our human interface technology

  • Ability to mock out server side dependencies to move fast. Knowledge of server side development processes, tools, and technology is a huge plus

  • Get stuff done really fast and smart

Qualifications:

  • Hackathon expert

  • 6+ years’ experience developing web, software, or mobile applications

  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent

  • Capable of end-to-end product development: Ideation, Interaction Design, Rapid Prototyping, Iteration, Deployment, Approval, Support etc.

  • Strong experience with any of the following Object Oriented Languages (OOD):

  • Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • 2+ years’ experience with web services (consuming or creating) with REST or SOAP

  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Strong understanding of the Software design/architecture process

  • Experience with unit testing & Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • Ability to prototype really fast and improvise

  • Expert knowledge writing Objective-C, Swift and utilizing iOS Frameworks

  • Managing a team of developers

  • Managing release schedules of Apps

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience developing, maintaining, and innovating large scale, consumer facing web or mobile applications

  • Developing, deploying and maintaining large scale consumer apps on AWS or other cloud tech

  • Familiar with the development challenges inherent with highly scalable and available web applications

  • Experience with various, modern web frameworks

  • Android experience is a plus

  • Experience working in the trenches of a start-up is a Plus

  • Position based out of Pasadena offices. Local candidates preferred.

Personality Traits:

  • No Ego when your ideas or code is scrapped or rejected

  • Ability to change direction rapidly after grasping

  • Ability to have team rally behind you

  • Work long, hard hours in a smart way

  • Enjoys team activities and working in an open culture environment with horizontal organizational structure


About Oben: Oben is a stealth-mode investor-backed fast-growing technology company based out of Idealab (www.Idealab.com) in Pasadena, CA. Oben is in the process of building human interfaces for Artificial Intelligence and beyond.  Here is more info about our company: http://goo.gl/gxpxwT

Know more about Oben incentives herehttp://oben.me/careers/