Senior iOS Developer Storyteller

Remote - UK, Remote · Full Time

Why us?

💸 £65-85k salary on a full time, permanent contract

🌎 Edinburgh office or fully remote working from anywhere in the UK!

🏖️ 33 Days Paid Leave

✨ Exciting products, millions of users, sold to global brands

💻 M1 Max MacBook Pro or PC equivalent

💡 Latest tech stack and tools

Summary

We’re Storyteller, a platform that allows brands to integrate Stories functionality and more into their apps and websites. The platform is in use by multiple global brands serving 10s of millions of users. Check us out on ProductHunt!

We're looking for an amazing Senior iOS Developer to join our growing team and help push this product on to the next 100 million users. You'll be working with the latest technologies across Swift using the latest equipment of your choice.

You'll be working with a friendly, talented team and have the opportunity to grow and lead both technically and in managing others. If the idea of a fast-paced, dynamic role with tonnes of opportunity for change, responsibility and innovation sounds exciting to you, then read on!

About us

Storyteller is a new B2B SaaS platform, which allows companies to integrate Stories into their owned and operated platforms. Popularized by Instagram and Snapchat, Stories are perfectly suited for boosting user engagement, audience retention, and driving advertising revenue. For customers, building their own stories experience can take years and a lot of investment however Storyteller has solved this by allowing companies to integrate in days, not years all for one monthly cost. Our end‑to‑end platform gives companies a best‑in‑class Stories experience in days with native iOS, Android, and Web SDKs, publishing tools, analytics, and ad support.

We work with globally-recognised clients in US TV and Sports industries. Every day we produce work that is innovative, challenging, and enjoyed by millions of people!

Responsibilities

What can you expect?

  • Responsible for improving internal technical practise and processes, including identifying relevant, new technologies
  • Leading projects from conception to completion
  • Understanding business objectives and how to fulfil them
  • A standard-bearer and example for code quality in the company
  • Executing tasks proactively with no brief
  • Working with other team leads to ensure company-wide cohesion and efficiency
  • Working with non-technical team members to increase the overall technical output of the company
  • Providing technical guidance to less experienced developers
  • Liaising with project management colleagues when technical input is required
  • Learning, utilising and improving our DevOps processes and tools to enable rapid delivery
  • Eliminating technical debt
  • Fixing emergency software defects and sharing what was learned from the failure
  • Helping to define the technical architecture for products
  • Producing software reused by developers by contributing to our SDK

Eventually, we'd like you to:

  • Take full responsibility for the output of a development team
  • Be responsible for quality of team via reviewing/feedback, mentoring and recruiting
  • Define success and how it will be measured, creating plans and roadmaps as needed
  • Prioritise team members’ workload
  • Lead on client communication and delivery where required

Qualifications

What's important to us:

  • Experience using Swift
  • Experience using Rest APIs
  • Experience using Git
  • 5 years’ commercial experience

What’s nice to have:

  • Experience with dependency managers (Cocoapods / Carthage / XCFrameworks / Swift Package Manager)
  • Knowledge of good code review practices
  • Ability to search for and solve non-trivial bugs
  • Experience with different iOS architecture patterns
  • Experience with Unit Testing / Testing frameworks in general
  • Experience using Continuous Integration / Deployment
  • Experience using Good OO practices
  • Contributed to Open Source projects
  • An active Github profile
  • A University Degree in Computer Science (or a related discipline)

Your working environment

Agility & Openness for Ideas

We actively encourage the entire team to share their ideas, with that in mind we regularly adopt and implement suggestions across the company, you’re the specialist here!

Operating with the agility of a high growth start-up, alongside the support you can expect from a larger organisation means we encourage quick decision making and a responsive, adaptive culture.

Outstanding People

We believe that great teams are built by a mixture of personality, skills and a passion for what people do.

We’re an international team with more than 100 people onboard and we come from a mix of the biggest names in tech, to innovative start-ups and everything in between.

Forefront of Technology & Industry

Our culture is deeply embedded in harnessing technology and we're always at the forefront of the latest capabilities and trends. If you’re interested in the possibilities that technology can bring to both the way we work and how our clients communicate with their audiences, then we’d love to hear from you!

Top-notch Equipment

We’ll provide you with a high-end M1 Max MacBook Pro or PC equivalent as well as top of the range monitors, headphones, a keyboard, mouse and whatever you need to feel comfortable at work.

Flexibility

We’re a remote-first company and support 100% remote working for this role. We have flexible working hours so you can start your day anytime between 8am and 11am.

Joining us means becoming an integral part of the whole team no matter where we’re physically working, we have a number of initiatives to create a team environment regardless of geographic location.

Salary

£65-85k per year, depending on experience and skills.

Employment type

Permanent / Full time. Either in our Edinburgh office or remote within the UK.

Benefits

Immediate Benefits

  • 33 days’ holiday
  • High end laptop of your choice - M1 Max MacBook Pro or PC equivalent, it’s up to you!
  • Top of the range monitors, headphones, keyboard, mouse and gel rests
  • Paid training to further your skills
  • Annual Flu inoculation
  • Team outings and monthly meets

After 3 Months

  • Up to £700 to spend on a chair, desk or any other necessary workspace equipment to kit out your home office.
  • £625 budget every two years to choose your own mobile phone + monthly mobile contract paid for
  • Enrolment in workplace pension scheme with matched employer contributions
  • Money towards glasses with Specsavers
  • Full refund for an annual trip to Warsaw to meet your colleagues in Poland

After 1 Year

  • Performance Related Pay Scheme giving an annual bonus of up to 100% of monthly salary whenever Storm Ideas is in profit
  • Access to the Cycle to Work scheme

Recruitment process

First, you will be invited for a 30-minute pre-interview via Zoom. We usually ask about your previous experience, future career path and motivation for changing your job, as well as provide you with more details about our projects and working in our team.

If the interview goes well, we will invite you to a second step – a technical interview (60 minutes via Zoom). During the meeting, Piotr, iOS Engineering Manager, asks about your technical capabilities plus anything not covered in the pre-interview, and at the same time answers all your questions. The next step is a technical task. The last step is the final interview (60 minutes) with CTO – it’s a mix of technical and culture-fit questions.

And that’s it!