Software Engineer Application Development- iOS

Gurugram, Full time

Who we are

ixigo is an AI-based travel app that helps millions of users plan and book their trips every day. Launched in 2007, ixigo is proud to have built numerous industry-first AI-innovations over the last decade. With pre-emptive help from ixigo at every touch-point of their journey, 150 million Indians are now making smarter travel decisions every year. ixigo uses Artificial Intelligence for deal discovery, personalized recommendations, dynamic marketing, airfare predictions, train delay information, PNR confirmation status, infrastructure cost optimization, business intelligence and providing fully-automated customer service over chat and voice. This makes ixigo a lean, tech-intensive and capital-efficient travel business, serving millions of travelers with a team size of under 200. Founded in 2007 by Aloke Bajpai & Rajnish Kumar, ixigo’s investors include Sequoia Capital India, Fosun RZ Capital, SAIF Partners, MakeMyTrip & Micromax.


The iOS Team

Our iOS team is always keen to stay ahead of the curve by always adopting the latest tech in the valley. We were first to market with adopting iPhone X layout, implementing ARKit in 2017, and Siri Shortcuts in 2018. We have been featured across app store over a dozen times in the past 2 years in Today, Apps, and Travel section.

At ixigo, new ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. So, if you love everything about Apple and our beloved Swift, we would love you to join our iOS arsenal to build the best travel apps in the world and get our hands on whatever comes up in the next WWDC and iOS.

Role & Responsibility

As an iOS Developer, You will be involved in all aspects of development playing a critical role in the design, planning, development, and deployment and help develop best practices for future development. You will be working closely with Tech, Design, and Quality team to build and launch the product.

  • Developing, releasing, and maintaining native iOS Applications Lead and oversee mobile application development efforts
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualize, build, test and realize products
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Optimizing performance for the apps and keep up to date on the latest industry trends in mobile technologies

Skills & Qualifications

  • In-depth understanding of Swift
  • Up to date experience with UIKit, CoreLocation, Core Data(or Realm) and other iOS frameworks
  • Experience writing multi-threaded, asynchronous code
  • A track record in leading projects, mentoring peers and collaborating with technical and business partners
  • Good understanding of fundamental Computer Science concepts
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage difficult situations in a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with all levels of engineers
  • Loves fast-paced environment and learning new technologies.
  • Deeply concerned about excellence and perfection in products and services
  • Experience with Test Driven Development is a plus

Compensation: Commensurate to skills & experience; comparable to the best in the industry.

Culture: ixigems enjoy a fun and rewarding work atmosphere. We do not believe in hierarchies, and we encourage communication and constructive collaboration. We believe in the personal growth of individuals, creative approaches to solve real-world problems, and questioning the status quo!

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