iOS Engineer

The ABC is the nation's most trusted and independent source of Australian conversations, culture, and stories. With over 4,000 employees from diverse backgrounds across over 50 locations around Australia and overseas, we are proud to create, curate and deliver high-quality content that informs, educates and entertains Australian communities.

About the Team

Whether it’s staying informed of the latest breaking News, bringing some great TV on iview, streaming the Hottest 100 on the triple j app, or entertaining the kids with our ABC Kids app, the ABC’s Digital Product offerings are some of Australia’s most loved and most used platforms. We operate as a united, cohesive mobile team, that has a keen focus on quality, automation, data driven decisions, empowerment and teammate-ship. Join a dynamic close-knit team exploring how emerging mobile technologies can provide rich, engaging & dependable mobile apps to the Australian public.

About the Role

This exciting opportunity will have you working within the mobile app engineering team on a wide range of apps. We’re seeking an engineer that believes in quality software development practices such as clean code, automation build pipelines & testing, continuous integration, agile software development all with a pragmatic approach to providing value to our end users. Our team culture is founded on respect, open-mindedness, growth and transparency and in turn would be seeking a great teammate willing to work alongside others.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop high quality & engaging user facing features and experiences
  • Contribute as part of a high performing team to the analysis, design and development of complex, re-usable components for use across our mobile applications
  • Champion a high level of awareness of best practice in the industry for software engineering, particularly in areas such as stability, performance, security and accessibility
  • Mentor and help grow your fellow teammates career paths technically and non-technically

About You

You have a passion for new and emerging technologies, and solid fundamentals in software engineering to explore possibilities in these areas in an impactful and sustainable way.

You will have demonstrated strengths in the following:

  • Developing scalable, complex and high-performing iOS applications in Swift.
  • A strong and keen focus on clean code
  • Automated testing and setting up/maintaining automation pipelines for CI/CD
  • Strong capability in core iOS API’s, frameworks and features
  • Effective navigation & mitigation of production issues with prompt time to resolution
  • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively in a creative, cross functional team
  • The iOS release process and monitoring and working with stakeholders post release

Our apps are built in Swift using the MVVM architecture and are comprised of a mixture of UIKit with more recent and new features being built in SwiftUI.

Having knowledge of these and the following patterns and frameworks is useful;

  • Declarative UIKit
  • SwiftUI
  • Combine
  • Async/Await
  • Local/remote Swift packages & modular design
  • Reactive programming

Tooling we use;

  • Bitirse
  • Fastlane
  • Firebase
  • Bitbucket

For further information on this position please contact Jamie Nedved, Digital Talent Acquisition Lead via email nedved.jamie@abc.net.au  

We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

In line with our focus on diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability and LGBTIQA+ individuals. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.

For more information on inclusive employee networks within the ABC please refer to Life Page on ABC LinkedIn. 

For more information on working at the ABC visit abc.net.au/careers

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Posted: July 6, 2024
Closing: August 03, 2024
Sydney, NSW
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