Software Engineer - iOS

Gurugram, Full time

Who we are

Launched in 2007 in Gurgaon, India by Aloke Bajpai and Rajnish Kumar, ixigo is India’s leading travel search marketplace, connecting over 80 million travellers with content & deals from over 25,000 online & offline travel & hospitality businesses. ixigo aggregates and compares real-time travel information, prices & availability for flights, trains, buses, cabs, hotels, packages & destinations.

ixigo’s mission is to simplify the lives of travellers by building apps that make their travel search and planning hassle-free and it has won several awards in its journey, including the TiE-Lumis Entrepreneurial Excellence Award and the NASSCOM Top-10 Emerge Award. ixigo’s investors include 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, i
f 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 next WWDC and iOS.

Role & Responsibility

As an iOS Developer, You will be involved in all aspects of development playing a critical role in 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 conceptualise, build, test and realise 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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