Software Engineer II (iOS)

Posted on October 18th, 2021 | 39 days left to apply | 39 views

About Careem

Careem is the leading technology platform of the Greater Middle East. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem is expanding its services across its network to include payments, delivery and is quickly becoming the region’s only everyday SuperApp. Established in July 2012, Careem operates in more than 130 cities across 15 countries, has created more than one million job opportunities in the region and hosts over 30 million users. Careem’s engineering team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for talented engineers to help us in our mission to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires.

About the Role:

Our iOS developers have a passion to push mobile technologies to the limits. As a IOS Developer, you work with a team of exceptionally talented engineers to design and build the Careem Super App!

In addition to adhering to exceptionally high engineering standards, you are expected to build the application in a largely scalable manner, high quality, good application performance and applying best-in-class usability standards and practices.

You will be asked to take difficult business problems and turn them into delightful and reliable user experiences which allow our Captains to work on our platform. Your focus will be around helping lead the team to create an engaging user experience and building core app functionality which works in a hybrid online/offline manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build advanced, scalable applications for the iOS platform.
  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements and use cases and translate them pragmatic and effective technical solutions.
  • Integrate with our backend services (JSON, XML, etc.) to make sure we are delivering a great mobile user experience that is super-fast for end users.
  • Own end-to-end product modules/features from requirement to going live.
  • Design and review code, troubleshoot and act as a consultant to team members on technical matters.
  • Gather requirements by interacting directly with the end users and advocate delightful user experiences.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Use core animation to create engaging motion effects and intuitive interfaces.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of iOS application development, with extensive use of Swift, I/O, collections, algorithms and well-known application frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of interactive application development paradigm under iOS, memory management, file I/O, network programming, concurrency and multithreading.
  • Experience in iOS-specific application development and publishing iOS apps in the appstore.
  • Good understanding of design patterns.
  • Good understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.
  • Experience in working with third-party libraries and APIs.
  • Strong and innovative approach to problem solving and finding solutions. Flexible and proactive/self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership of problem resolution.
  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal, formal and informal).
  • Ability to multi-task under pressure and work independently with minimal supervision.

Salary Package:

  • Competitive salary and equity shares
  • Unlimited vacation Policy 
  • Entrepreneurial working environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Mentorship and career growth
At Careem, we are driven by the purpose of simplifying the lives of people and building an awesome organisation that inspires. Based in Dubai, we started our journey as a pioneer of the Middle East’s ride-hailing economy. Today, Careem is the region’s everyday Super App operational in 13 countries and over 100 cities. The Super App provides a host of daily services that people need to move around, to order things and to transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Our goal is to simplify people’s daily lives so that they can spend their precious time and mindshare on things that really matter and on realizing their potential. Careem is powered by awesome people. Our people are purpose-aligned and values-oriented. They are excited by the purpose of simplifying lives and building a lasting institution in the region, and live by our core values of shooting for the moon, being of service, and acting like owners. We thrive on diversity, and welcome people of all backgrounds who can subscribe to our purpose can live by our values, and have what it takes to build an institution that will inspire and last for decades and centuries to come. In January 2020, Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. www.careem.com
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