Senior Software Development Engineer [iOS] (Mr D Food)

Mr D Food, a division of takealot.com, is looking for a highly talented iOS Software Engineer to join our team in Cape Town.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.  We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take ownership, build and maintain the our bleeding edge mobile e-commerce iOS application.
  • Design, develop and test code written in Objective C/Swift.
  • Apply best practice and ensure stability and security of the applications.
  • Monitor and profile application performance.
  • Take part in daily standup, with the ability manage time and workload effectively.
  • Collaborate with creative, content and engineering teams to design and develop a world-class iOS mobile application.
  • Publish applications to the Apple App Store

Attributes/Experience required:

  • Strong Computer Science and programming fundamentals.
  • Experience architecting, developing, testing and maintaining iOS mobile applications.
  • Experience with network requests to RESTful APIs (JSON) using best practice.
  • Full understanding of the iOS application, view-controller and tableview life-cycles.
  • Appreciation of iOS-specific asynchronous processing techniques.
  • Knowledge and Appreciation of iOS user experience design patterns.
  • Experience using GIT version control.
  • Experience developing in an Agile team environment
  • Be accountable, engaging and inventive.
  • Work alongside a QA engineer regarding testing and product finalisation.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Sketch, Zeplin and Photoshop.
  • Experience with Google Maps, Firebase & Braze.
  • Any Android experience.

Qualifications:

  • Information Technology or Computer Science Degree.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience.

We seek to employ Extraordinary Minds, people who are:

  • Experts at DOING, they can not only design but also execute
  • Analytical, able to use data to make decisions. Letting data decide but not consume
  • Competitive. Although innovation is important, GREAT requires a lot of work. This does not happen only during business hours
  • Curious. Always questioning the status quo
  • Not averse to risk
  • Business smart. Able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
  • Self-directed, taking action based on own initiative
  • Collaborative
  • Thorough
  • User focused, always trying to understand a product from the users perspective
  • Able to communicate clearly and not afraid to voice an opinion, no matter how unpopular.

Are you an Extraordinary Mind if so come and join us!

You need to be strong in both root cause analysis and driving to action – in other words, you need to be a thinker and a doer, and doing doesn’t happen only during work hours….. You need to be passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience. And, because we operate in a fast-growing, quick-moving environment, we’re looking for someone who is entrepreneurialthrives under change, and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster. You will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com. In short, we need you to think like an owner of the business.

The Environment:

  • takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
  • We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions, and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

Takealot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference

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Updated: April 3, 2019 — 12:35 pm