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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote iOS lead engineers who will focus on developing applications for mobile devices powered by Apple's iOS operating system while mentoring junior developers to understand patterns and best practices revolving around the iOS platform. Here's the best chance to collaborate with top industry leaders while working with top Silicon Valley companies.

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Job responsibilities

  • Write code for functional and non-functional requirements, and help improve the code quality
  • Get involved in all aspects of development and play a critical role in the design, planning, development, and deployment
  • Lead the team of iOS developers to adhere to the best practices for future development
  • Develop and maintain new features for iOS
  • Own the entire process of development and ship system or application
  • Utilize technical knowledge and creative thinking to deliver innovative solutions
  • Optimize app performance and keep up-to-date with the latest industry trends in mobile technologies
  • Manage, mentor and lead team of developers

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of experience with iOS development (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proficiency in Swift and Objective-C programming, Cocoa, Xcode and the iOS SDK
  • Working experience with CocoaPods library manager
  • Sound knowledge of iOS Apps architecture and implementation
  • Proficiency in designing, writing and maintaining large complex app codebase
  • Strong knowledge of reactive programming paradigms like RxSwift, Combine, etc.
  • Efficiency in working with design patterns like MVVM, VIPER, Clean Architecture, etc.
  • Knowledge of Objective-C multithreading
  • Well-versed with Agile methodologies, TDD and Test Engineering, and Automation
  • Hands-on working experience with iOS frameworks like Core Data, Core Location, Mapkit, Foundation, etc.
  • Experience in utilizing and integrating web API's within iOS applications
  • Fluent in English to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Exposure to popular libraries for networking, async, and image loading
  • Experience in running A/B testing
  • Security and networking background and OS-level experience
  • Proficiency with project tracking software, like Jira
  • At least one app live on the app store
  • Prior team management experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the Agile Development process
  • Great technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

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How to become an iOS Lead Engineer ?

Mobile app development skills are in high demand. As more people use it, choosing the most popular mobile technology becomes increasingly important. Given the popularity and demand for Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPod, it's natural to believe that iOS Lead engineer jobs are an excellent option. There are various job possibilities in iOS development for both experienced and entry-level workers, with excellent salary and advancement chances. According to a new Vision Mobile poll of mobile app developers, iOS is the best technology to invest your time and money in. As more individuals use the internet, iOS Lead engineer jobs are getting more prevalent.
In an iOS Lead Engineer job, you will be in charge of creating software ('apps') for Apple devices (iOS) and submitting them to the App Store. You will work as part of a team to develop, design, and implement application features. You will detect and resolve flaws and defects in code that manifest as bugs. Essentially, your role in an iOS Lead engineer job is to guarantee that the workforce's operations and performance are progressive. You must also guarantee that everything runs smoothly. Furthermore, as a lead engineer, you are responsible for handling complaints and issues as well as budget monitoring.

What is the scope for iOS Lead Engineers?

On-demand mobile services are being used to manage the world of business and customer service. As a result, not only has the need for such software programmes expanded, but so has the relevance of developers. Customer-facing apps are seen by enterprises as critical sales and marketing channels that require ongoing care to maintain excellence. Developers with the requisite abilities have become high-value professionals in order to fulfil the demands of modern enterprises. This has helped both new and experienced programmers to locate opportunities that will allow them to contribute to enterprise-level projects on a more regular basis.
Based on current trends and desired business models, mobile-based on-demand solutions are expected to lead the way in the coming decade. iOS Lead Engineers with extensive industry expertise will find a plethora of options across sectors. As new industries hunt for technical leads for their projects, one's aptitude and expertise to lead and drive complete projects will be distinguishing attributes. So, if you have professional expertise as an iOS engineer, stay updated on shifting trends and defining models in order to acquire the top remote iOS Lead engineer jobs.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an iOS Lead Engineer?

An iOS Lead engineer's job is to build, test, and enhance apps for mobile devices running Apple's iOS operating system that are in accordance with the aims and needs of their firm or customer. They must understand iOS and how it interacts with various Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Apple TV, as well as be able to personalize their apps to the demands of their organization or consumer.
The following are some of the jobs and responsibilities in an iOS Lead engineer job:

  • Create an application for the iOS platform by designing, writing, and building it.
  • Collaborate with the team to define, design, and launch new features (developers, designers, product owners, QA).
  • Implement new product features and provide ongoing support for current ones.
  • Replace outdated technology with cutting-edge technology.
  • Create a test strategy and test cases, then execute/automate them.
  • Identify and repair bottlenecks, as well as defects.
  • Work cross-functionally with the engineering department and teams to implement product and marketing strategy.
  • Make one-of-a-kind things and services that others will want.
  • Participate in the whole development cycle, comprising technical design, development, testing, and so on, up to the product launch.
  • Examine code and design documentation, and implement feedback on product requirements and mocks.
  • Assist and coach a group of talented and motivated engineers as they advance in their careers.
  • Create standards for better development workflows and spread best practices.

How to become an iOS Lead Engineer?

Mobile-based applications serve as a central channel for digital business initiatives. For which knowledge of Swift and other iOS programming tools may open up a wealth of possibilities for developers. If you already have relevant experience in the job, it will undoubtedly help you achieve your objectives. Companies want to recruit developers who have worked on large-scale projects and are familiar with consumer preferences, in addition to technical skill. Senior developers are also required to have a thorough grasp of UI/UX development methods and best practises in order to create user-friendly apps. Along with design and user experience, the ability to work with Xcode and other important iOS development tools is seen as crucial.
To be successful in a profession such as iOS Lead Engineer, you must have a solid grasp of the fundamentals as well as the necessary abilities. In an iOS Lead engineer job, you should also consider remaining up to speed on the newest advances in the sector in order to meet expectations and add distinguishing characteristics. Check out the next section for further information on essential skills for iOS Lead engineers.

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Skills required to become an iOS Lead Engineer

The first step is to learn the core skills required to land a high-paying remote iOS Lead engineer job.

1. iOS SDK

A software development kit (SDK) is a collection of tools used to create apps for a certain platform. An SDK comprises an application programming interface (API), which connects software programmes to the platform on which they execute. APIs may be constructed in a variety of ways, and they might include useful programming libraries and other tools. The software vendor may license software development kits. They are often created to aid with platform-specific development that occurs outside of a certain corporation, such as when independent developers submit apps or tools to be utilized with a specific platform.

2. XCode

Apple's XCode is an IDE (integrated development environment) designed for producing applications for macOS, iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. It is the sole officially recognized tool for developing and distributing programmes to Apple's app store, and it is intended for both novice and expert developers. XCode contains all of the tools required to construct an app in a single software package, including a text editor, a compiler, and a build system. You may use XCode to develop, compile, and debug your app before submitting it to the Apple App Store. It includes a variety of features to assist the development process proceed swiftly, so seasoned developers can produce apps rapidly and newcomers encounter fewer complexity and impediments to producing a great app.

3. iOS frameworks

Working understanding of vital frameworks is one of the major qualifications for get an effective iOS Lead engineer job. iOS projects, like any other software or web development process, make use of many frameworks to make development easier and more reliable. Knowledge of core animation and core data, as well as other frameworks, should aid in the development of a solid knowledge foundation. Such resources will offer you an advantage and will assist you in developing solutions that are in line with project specifications and user preferences. Cocoa Touch, Cloud Kit, AVFoundation, Postal, GzipSwift, SwiftyDraw, SwiftCLI, and others are among the most popular Swift frameworks. So, keep learning about important frameworks if you want to be considered for Sr Swift iOS developer roles.

4. Swift

A good grasp of Swift is another vital qualification for iOS programming expertise. It is the preferred language for developing programmes and user interfaces for Apple devices. As a developer, strive to expand your knowledge of the language in order to create applications capable of handling huge data sets and supporting a growing user base. Companies want their developers to create applications that are popular among users rather than simply creating new ones. As a result, most businesses must have an understanding about and execute best practices for Swift development. So continue to hone your Swift iOS engineering abilities and remain up to speed on new and improved models to add into your projects.

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How to get remote iOS Lead Engineer jobs?

Top IT companies are looking for iOS Lead engineers with expertise working in a variety of specializations. Constantly expanding one's technical skill set and learning about the needs of diverse sectors are required. Along with iOS Lead Engineers' experience, developers are required to be well-versed in dealing with relevant technologies and to have adequate interpersonal skills. Developers that understand consumer preferences are also a better potential for businesses.
Turing has swiftly established itself as the leading platform for advancing one's career in an iOS Lead engineer job. We provide developers the opportunity to work on game-changing projects and business difficulties while utilizing cutting-edge technologies. Join the world's fastest growing network of top engineers to get employed in a full-time, long-term remote iOS Lead engineer job with the finest compensation packages.

Why become an iOS Lead engineer at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their remote iOS Lead engineers?

Turing's iOS Lead engineers can choose their own prices. Turing, on the other hand, will suggest a pay that we are confident will get you a successful and long-term employment. Our suggestions are based on a research of market conditions and client preferences.

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