Senior iOS Developer

Lixar IT

Lixar is looking for Senior iOS Developers to become part of our teams in Halifax and/or Ottawa. As a key contributor, you will be part of a team developing leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a committed developer who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection.

As an Experienced iOS Developer, you will have:

5+ years previous development experience

3+ years iOS development experience

Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively

Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges

Leadership skills

Experience developing mobile applications on the iOS platform

User interface design and development experience

Hands on development experience creating a game, tool or brochure application as examples

Ability to implement new products and enhancements as required

Objective-C and development experience utilizing iOS version 6.0 or newer

Experience working with other departments on a long-term project (more than one year) that involved four or more team members

Understanding of overall software development life-cycle of web and mobile based software

Proficiency in iPhone and iPad programming

Experience consuming RESTful Web Services

Fundamental understanding of iOS memory management

Proficiency in UIKit, Foundation, Core Animation, Core Graphics, Core Data

Experience with XCode, source control such as Subversion or Git

The following would be considered an asset:

Extensive knowledge of iOS WebView

User interface design and development experience

Familiar with test driven development and continuous integration

Hands-on knowledge of new iOS 5 + features (GCD, multithreading )

Understanding of agile methodology

Familiarity with Web and Socket clients on a mobile platform

Experience creating user-friendly customer applications

Ability to communicate with Bluetooth clients on a mobile device

Experience working in a small company where teamwork is paramount

Experience working with a formal QA process and proper bug handling

Javascript, HTML5 technologies

With these attributes:

A sense of humour

Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine

High attention to detail and commitment to quality

Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers

Not blame others for your mistakes

Get things done!

Tags: Objective-C, RESTful, iOS 6, user interface design, Core Data

How to apply:

Sound like you?

Send your résumé to eastcoastcareers@lixar.com or ottawacareers@lixar.com