Software Engineer II (iOS)
Dubai, UAE - Careem NOW

At Careem, our mission is to simplify the lives of people, initially through solutions that make transportation reliable, and over time, through disruptions in payments and logistics. In the process, we want to build an organization that inspires and become a world-class institution.

Our iOS developers have a passion to push mobile technologies to the limits. As an iOS Developer, you work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation mobile applications in a scalable manner.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design and build advanced, scalable applications for the iOS platform.

  • Work with the product and design teams to understand end-user requirements and use cases

    and translate them pragmatic and effective technical solutions.

  • Integrate with our backend services (JSON, XML, etc.) to make sure we are delivering a great

    mobile user experience that is super-fast for end users.

  • Own end-to-end product modules/features from requirement to going live.

  • Design and review code, troubleshoot and act as a consultant to team members on technical matters.

  • Gather requirements by interacting directly with the end users and advocate delightful user experiences.

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.

  • Use core animation to create engaging motion effects and intuitive interfaces.


What you'll need to succeed:

  • 3+ years of iOS application development, with extensive use of Swift, I/O, collections, algorithms and well-known application frameworks.

  • Strong understanding of interactive application development paradigm under iOS, memory management, file I/O, network programming, concurrency and multithreading.

  • Experience in iOS-specific application development and publishing iOS apps in the appstore.

  • Good understanding of design patterns.

  • Good understanding of the full mobile development life cycle. Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies.

  • Experience in working with third-party libraries and APIs.

  • Strong and innovative approach to problem solving and finding solutions. Flexible and proactive/self-motivated working style with strong personal ownership of problem resolution.

  • Excellent communicator (written and verbal, formal and informal).

  • Ability to multi-task under pressure and work independently with minimal supervision.


What you'll get in return:

Working in an international environment with colleagues from 70+ nationalities, ownership culture, flexible working hours, unlimited (paid!) holidays and working with the latest technologies.

Careem gives equal opportunities. All aspects of ownership including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.

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