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We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote Swift/Java developers who will be responsible for design, development, and management of Swift/Java-based systems programming, mobile and desktop apps. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job responsibilities

  • Design, deploy and maintain Swift/Java applications of high-volume and low-latency
  • Make sure to deliver high availability and performance
  • Participate in all phases of the application development life cycle
  • Write efficient, testable, clean and reusable code
  • Conduct software analysis, programming, testing, and debugging for better performance
  • Help team of app developers to maintain code quality, organization and automatization
  • Collaborate with multi-faceted team to define, design, and develop new app features
  • Explore alternative/new technologies and architectural review for continuous improvement

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of experience in mobile and desktop app development (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proficiency in Swift and Java programming languages
  • Hands-on expertise in relational and/or non-relational databases - MySQL, MongoDB, etc.
  • Sound knowledge of HTML, XML, JSON, CSS, JavaScript, JSP, and Servlet
  • Experience with Swift Application Frameworks like Quick, SwiftMonkey, Vapor, etc.
  • Knowledge of Java Application Frameworks like Struts, Hibernate, Spring, Springboot, etc.
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs to integrate back-end services and Cocoa APIs on OS X
  • Expertise in code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
  • Strong grasp on English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Familiar with Java IDE tools, ORM frameworks and concepts, Microservices, etc.
  • Understanding of CI/CD and DevOps and tools like Jenkins, GitHub pipelines, etc.
  • Working experience with SaaS, PaaS, and cloud-based web applications
  • Understanding of low-level C-based libraries
  • Understanding of modern app development best practices and Apple’s design principles
  • Hands-on experience in agile/scrum environment
  • Strong interpersonal, and organizational skills

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How to become a remote Swift/Java developer?

Swift's community is fast-growing, even though it is still small compared to other open-source languages. Swift is used by 5.1 percent of the 83,053 people who responded to the latest StackOverflow Developer Survey. Likewise, Java is a quick, safe, and dependable platform for application development that is widely used in data centers, computers, gaming consoles, and mobile phones.

Java programming is used to create various applications, from enterprise systems to consumer electronics. With 9 million developers globally, it helps form and deploy apps and services. More firms are offering remote Swift/Java developer jobs because of the popularity of Swift and Java.

What is the scope in Swift/Java development?

If you want to break into an enterprise-level success, Swift is the language to learn. The desire to learn new languages is strong for almost all programmers. You need to prioritize which language is based on the popularity and relevance in your field.

Java's popularity and application continue to grow even after 22 years, as it is widely regarded as the most trustworthy programming language in the developer community. It is presently the market leader in both Android mobile application development and back-end development. There are several Java career opportunities available worldwide, and many large corporations are looking for Swift/Java developers. So, if you apply for remote Swift/Java developer jobs, you will have a stable career.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Swift/Java developer?

After landing remote Swift/Java developer jobs, the following are the most important responsibilities.

  • Create, deploy, and maintain high-volume, low-latency Swift/Java apps.
  • Ascertain that high availability and performance are provided.
  • Write code that is efficient, testable, clean, and reusable.
  • Assist the app development team with maintaining code quality, structure, and automation.
  • Design, and develop new app features by collaborating with a multi-faceted team.
  • Look at alternative/new technologies and architectural reviews for constant improvement.

How to become a Swift/Java developer?

If you want to get hired for remote Swift/Java developer jobs, you must follow the guidelines below. The goal is to be there and to prove your skills to land Swift/Java developer jobs, regardless of your current skill level.

Seriously, far too many people believe that investing a lot of money will get them closer to their desired job, but drive and willpower are the most important things.

Here are some pointers on how to be a good Swift/Java developer.

  • Identify the skills you'll need to be a successful Swift/Java developer.
  • Master the soft skills that are desirable to have; the ones that will set you apart from the crowd if you have the time to learn them.
  • Determine the most common blunders made by students during learning.
  • Join the Swift and Java developer communities.
  • Learn Swift and Java development for free with the help of free resources.

Let's take a look at the skills and methodologies to land Swift/Java developer jobs.

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Skills required to become a Swift/Java developer

The first step in obtaining high-paying Swift/Java developer jobs is to learn the necessary skills. Let's take a closer look at each technical skill required to be a Swift/Java developer.

1. Swift

This is an important skill to have if you want to land remote Swift/Java developer jobs. Swift is simple to use, an open-source programming language that allows anyone with an idea to create something unique. If you study for an hour each day, it will take you about one to two months to get a basic understanding of Swift. If you study part-time or full-time, you can master Swift's concepts in a shorter amount of time. Swift resembles Ruby and Python more than Objective-C. If you've ever programmed in Ruby or Python, Swift might be of interest to you.

2. SwiftUI

SwiftUI is an Apple framework that lets you create Swift apps for iOS, macOS, tvOS, and even watchOS. SwiftUI is a set of tools for building apps that includes how to show images, text, buttons, text boxes, data tables, and more. SwiftUI isn't a Swift substitute; it's a framework built on top of Swift that allows us to build apps. To land remote Swift/Java developer jobs, you'll need both Swift and SwiftUI.

3. Data and networking

The third and fourth skills you'll need to find remote Swift/Java developer jobs are networking and data. Compared to Swift and SwiftUI, these are easy to learn and are essential skills to work as a Swift/Java developer. Retrieving data from the internet or sending data from a local device to a remote server are both examples of networking. There are numerous ways to accomplish this, but the most basic requirement is to understand how to obtain JSON from a server. That's where data analysis comes in. Data can be loaded and saved in a variety of ways. Still, you must change the data you get from a server using your network code into something your app can display as a bare minimum.
So, the third and fourth basic skills are linked: acquire data from a server, then convert it into information that can be displayed in your app. Some developers joke that writing this code is half their job, and we use these skills quite regularly. To get hired for remote Swift/Java developer jobs, you need to be well-versed in these skills.

4. Version control

Version control, which may be done using a program like Git, is another must-have skill to ace your interview for remote Swift/Java developer jobs. It's fine if you don't totally grasp how Git works; all you need to know are the fundamentals to save your data safely and cooperate with others.

5. Spatial reasoning

Successful app developers must be able to visualize spatial relationships between objects and see images in three dimensions. If you want to find remote Swift/Java developer jobs, you'll need to gain the skill. When creating interfaces for devices like the iPhone, Apple Watch, or the next Apple TV, you must consider how users will interact with your program. And, you'll need to be familiar with the various types of controls/inputs available (and popular) on various platforms.

6. Basic Java skills

Swift/Java programmers create various software, including online applications, desktop applications, mobile apps, and cloud systems. With Python, Java's abilities extend to Big Data apps.

7. Software design and architecture

Software design and architecture are the most important phases in the software development process. It is an essential skill for every Swift/Java developer to be able to grasp the big picture and choose the proper technology stack and architecture to use in their app. Learning software architecture will set you apart from other developers and help you land the top remote Swift/Java developer jobs.

8. Spring framework 5

Spring tries to avoid tight coupling and instead uses explanatory annotations when classes depend on other classes and interfaces from this framework. It is built on the MVC framework, which is divided into business, operations, business, and representation layers. Developers favor Spring because of its clean syntax, object injection features, simplicity, and automated testing tools like Junit 5. Learn the fundamentals of Swift/Java development to impress employers during employment interviews.

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How to get remote Swift/Java developer jobs?

In the previous section, we have gone through the skills required for remote Swift/Java developer jobs. The most important thing, though, is to practice as much as possible. Every day, technological advancements are developed. As it becomes more popular, more people will enter the field, increasing your competition. If you stay up with current industry trends, developing your profession won't be tough.

Turing features the best remote Swift/Java developer jobs to help you in achieving your Swift/Java developer objectives. You'll also get the opportunity to hone your Swift/Java skills by working on complex technical problems with other brilliant developers. Join a global network of the top Swift/Java engineers to find full-time, long-term remote Swift/Java developer jobs with higher pay and career growth.

Why become a Swift/Java developer at Turing?

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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

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 Swift/Java developer?

At Turing, every Swift/Java developer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity to grow your Swift/Java developer career. Turing’s recommendations are based on our analysis of existing market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

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We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

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We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

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