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IOS Engineer

London, United Kingdom
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description


Don’t just have a great idea, build it.


We’re looking for an iOS Engineer to work on mobile applications that will be used by tens of millions of American Express cardholders around the world. We want someone with strong technical skills and creativity. Should enjoy solving tough problems and working with new technologies. You should not be shy about sharing your ideas, and be obsessive about user experience and beautiful code.

 

You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment with the stability of working for a Fortune 100 company. Your primary responsibilities will be to work on a small team of engineers developing mobile products. You should be familiar with modern software development methodologies, and be able to dive deep and rapidly iterate on ideas despite ambiguity.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design, architecture, and development of apps that are elegant, efficient, secure, highly available, and maintainable
  • Works closely with other developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Contribute insights into ways to improve our processes and tools
  • Be highly motivated and maintain a positive, “can-do” attitude in a fast moving environment
  • Follow and help cultivate consistent development best practices
  • Collaborates with project manager and other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and maintain the iOS application
  • Provides thought-leadership regarding implementation best practices
  • Assists in estimation and assessment of feasibility of features
  • Foster a collaborative spirit across multiple teams

Salary: Competitive

Opening date for applications: 31th October 2018

Closing date for applications: 29th November 2018


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Qualifications


Required skills:

  • Experience with iOS testing within continuous build systems. Specifically, automating Swift builds with systems like Bitrise
  • Knowledge of cross platform solutions - Flutter and/or React Native
  • Experience with building highly secure applications (edited)
  • University degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics or equivalent experience in related disciplines
  • Knowledge of developing trends and emerging standards in mobile apps, mobile payments, and wearables
  • Significant experience in iOS Development and experience in Software Development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Familiar with the whole software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and - execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Good understanding of RESTful APIs and how to connect iOS applications to back-end services using asynchronous network calls
  • Basic understanding of Web Technologies (JavaScript, CSS, HTML5)
  • Experience working with automated testing on the iOS platform
  • Familiar with Continuous Integration (CI) and its use in testing, building and deploying iOS apps
  • Knowledge of the open-source iOS ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Experience with Auto Layout
  • Understanding of code versioning using git
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Experience with UI animations a plus
  • Experience with Swift and/or Functional programming is a plus
  • Experience with payments technology is a plus
  • Apps published in the Apple App Store is a plus


 

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

 

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

 

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

 

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

 

The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

 

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).



ReqID: 18016914
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 26, 2018, 5:33:04 AM
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