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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote senior Swift iOS engineers who will take charge of defining, designing, developing and implementing top-notch iOS applications. Here's your chance to collaborate with industry veterans while working with top Silicon Valley companies.

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Job responsibilities

  • Design and build cutting-edge applications for the iOS platform
  • Collaborate with the team of developers and designers to build new features
  • Recognize and resolve scalability issues to enhance application performance and speed
  • Integrate application with backend tools such as cloud, APIs and push notifications
  • Participate in maintaining code quality, organization and automation
  • Take responsibility to provide prototypes and proofs of concepts
  • Deploy advanced technologies to improve productivity and efficacy of the development lifecycle
  • Publish new applications and update existing ones on the App Store
  • Use encryption tools to implement data security measures

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of experience in iOS development (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Expertise in Swift programming and its ecosystems
  • Solid understanding of iOS frameworks, including Core Data, Core Animation, etc.
  • Proficiency in UI design and user-experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Cocoa Touch
  • Proficient working with 2D and 3D graphics frameworks
  • Adept with Apple's design principles and interface guidelines
  • Experience working with offline storage, threading and performance tuning
  • Experience in unit/integration testing and test automation
  • 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

  • Familiarity with cloud message API and push notifications
  • Experience with Objective-C programming
  • Strong understanding of spatial reasoning and design guidelines
  • Comfortable with SCRUM and Agile methodologies
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Great technical, analytical and problem-solving skills

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How to become a remote Sr Swift iOS engineer in 2023?

In a world driven by digital services and mobile solutions, a language like SWIFT has gained a lot of popularity. Working as the prime development language for the iOS platform, SWIFT is used for projects across industries. It is a high-level language released and maintained by Apple and has quickly become an essential skill for mobile developers. Currently, there are thousands of apps published on the app store built using Swift programming language. Not just iOS, rather Swift can help developers to build solutions for other Apple platforms like macOS, watchOS, and tvOS.

With the growing importance of mobile applications and on-demand services around the world, the demand for programmers capable of building such services has also increased. Today, most tech firms and large corporations look to hire developers with experience in driving enterprise-level projects. Senior iOS Swift developers are some of the most important professionals in modern software development teams. As a developer, a deep understanding of iOS development and its best practices along with knowledge of user preferences should allow you to find the best opportunities. So, if you’re looking to take your career to the next level as a senior Swift iOS engineer, this guide should help to understand the path ahead.

What is the scope of a Senior Swift iOS engineer?

The world of business and customer service is currently managed using on-demand mobile services. This has in turn not just increased the demand for such software applications but also the importance of developers. To businesses, customer-facing applications are considered vital sales and marketing funnels that need constant support to maintain quality. To support the needs of modern businesses, developers with the necessary skills have become high-value professionals. This has enabled new and experienced programmers to find opportunities allowing them to contribute to enterprise-level projects more frequently.

Based on the present trends and preferred business models, mobile-based on-demand solutions are set to drive the decade ahead. iOS Swift developers with thorough industry experience will see a lot of opportunities opening up, across industries. One’s ability and knowledge to lead and drive entire projects will also be defining traits as new industries look for technical leads for their projects. So, if you have professional experience as an iOS engineer, stay updated with the changing trends and defining models to secure the best remote iOS Swift engineer opportunities.

What are the responsibilities and roles of a Senior Swift iOS engineer?

When hired for senior positions in a Swift iOS development team, your daily responsibilities will cover several verticals. You’re not only expected to produce the best results as a developer but also take ownership of driving entire projects if required. You will also need to have a thorough understanding of implementing codes keeping scalability as a top priority. Expect to work on processes like backed integrations while also working on different layers of the infrastructure.

Apart from the core technical competencies, based on the company you’re working for, you may have to take up other responsibilities as well. But the core responsibilities of a senior Swift iOS engineer should include tasks like:

  • Help to design and develop modern applications for iOS and Apple devices
  • Work closely with development and designing teams to develop new components
  • Troubleshoot and debug scalability problems for enhancing performance
  • Configure applications with backend resources like cloud, APIs, third-party integrations, and more
  • Provide assistance to maintain code quality, organization, and automation
  • Take ownership of developing and sharing prototypes and proofs of concepts
  • Utilize the latest technologies to improve productivity and efficacy of the development lifecycle
  • Build and release new applications and scale published apps
  • Utilize modern encryption models to implement data security measures

How to become a Senior Swift iOS engineer?

Mobile-based applications work as a core funnel for digital strategies for businesses. For which knowledge of Swift and other tools for iOS development can open a lot of opportunities for developers. If you already have relevant experience in the role, it will definitely aid to reach your goals. Companies prefer to hire developers with experience of working on large-scale projects and knowledge of user preferences alongside technical proficiency. Senior developers are also expected to have a deep understanding of UI/UX development processes and best practices to build intuitive applications. Along with design and user experience, the ability to work on Xcode and other essential iOS development tools are considered essential skills.

To be successful in a role like senior Swift iOS engineer, you need to have a thorough understanding of the basics as well as the associated skills. As a Swift iOS developer, you should also consider staying updated with the latest developments in the field to match expectations and implement defining traits. For detailed information about essential skills for Swift iOS developers, check out the following section.

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Skills required to become a Senior Swift iOS engineer

To take a career in software development to the next level working as an Sr Swift iOS Engineer, developers need to possess a thorough understanding of key skills. Here’s a list of expertise that should help you to secure a good job.

1. iOS frameworks

One of the primary requirements to become an expert Swift iOS engineer, is knowledge of working with essential frameworks. Like every other software or web development process, iOS projects also utilize different frameworks to make development easier and fail-safe. Knowledge of core animation and core data along with other frameworks should help to develop a good knowledge base. Such resources will give you an advantage and help to build solutions that align with project requirements and user preferences. Some of the most popular used Swift frameworks include the likes of Cocoa Touch, Cloud Kit, AVFoundation, Postal. GzipSwift, SwiftyDraw, SwiftCLI, and more. So, keep picking up knowledge of essential frameworks to be considered as a perfect choice for Sr Swift iOS engineer positions.

2. Swift

Another essential requirement for iOS development experts is a thorough understanding of Swift. It is used as the primary language for building applications and interfaces for Apple devices. As a developer try to keep scaling your understanding of the language to build applications capable of processing large data sets and supporting a growing user base. Companies expect their developers to not just build new applications but rather produce ones that can quickly gain popularity among users. For which, knowledge and implementation of best practices for Swift development are essential requirements for most companies. So keep developing your Swift iOS engineering skills and stay updated about new and improved models to incorporate them into your projects.

3. Objective C

Built to enable sophisticated object oriented programming, Objective C is one of the most widely used iOS development languages. The language has been built on top of C and adds SmallTalk messaging features. It is also often described as a small yet powerful set of extensions to the standard ANSI C language. It helps to configure currying, adding, and removing methods from classes at runtime, and reflection. Even after decades of relevance, the language is still globally used for iOS projects. Mastering the language will help you to secure the best openings around the world.

4. UI/UX

Regardless of how efficient or secure an app is, without intuitive features and efficient performance chances of finding success is bleak. With a growing number of apps available for similar solutions, your apps need to out-do alternatives in usability to gain popularity. User interfaces and user experience are defining traits of applications and often is the driving force behind success. For this, companies look to bring in developers with a deep understanding of design guidelines and trending UI models. So, to develop your knowledge and scale-up UI designing skills, study successful designs and evolving trends. It will allow you to adopt modern standards and approaches to UI design.

5. Interpersonal skills

Modern software and application development processes are not just driven by technical proficiency. Interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate also okay a vital role. As a senior Swift iOS engineer, you need to be associated with various development processes featured in a project. Processes for which you need to partner up with other developers and teams to produce efficient solutions. Other than internal collaboration, developers also may need to communicate with clients' technical leads to fully understand the project requirements and expectations. Developers need to possess not just deep technical knowledge but also the confidence to communicate and the ability to get their point across. Such skills have become even more important as remote positions are becoming more popular with a changing model.

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How to get hired as a remote Senior Swift iOS engineer?

Top tech organizations look to hire Senior Swift iOS engineers with experience of working in various niches. For which, constantly building up technical skillset and gathering knowledge about requirements of various industries is a must. Along with the knowledge of Senior Swift iOS engineers, developers are also expected to be well-versed in working with related technologies and possess sufficient interpersonal skills. Developers with an understanding of user preferences also tend to be a better prospect for organizations.

Turing has quickly become the premier platform for taking careers forward working as a remote Senior Swift iOS engineer. We provide developers opportunities to work on era-defining projects and business problems using state of the art technologies. Join the fastest growing network of the top developers around the globe to get hired as a full-time and long-term remote Senior Swift iOS engineer with the best pay packages.

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How much does Turing pay their Senior Swift iOS engineer?

Every Senior Swift iOS engineer at Turing can set their own pricing. Turing, on the other hand, will recommend a salary to the Senior Swift iOS engineer for which we are confident of finding a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our salary recommendations are based on an analysis of market conditions as well as customer demand.

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