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Principal iOS Engineer (Mobile SDK)

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JOB FUNCTIONS

As a Principal iOS Engineer, you will use Objective-C and Swift to build secure, enterprise-grade capabilities used by developers and end-users. Mission of the Tribe: We provide a unified way of working, best practices, know-how, tools and building blocks as development platform to maximize the value of Backbase products and to minimize the development efforts ensuring high quality and security in all steps of the way to earn the trust and loyalty of our users that use our banking software.
  • You have 8+ years of relevant working experience working on complex iOS-based products;
  • You are a result-oriented engineer who is familiar with Agile software development practices and methodologies;
  • You are accustomed to translating high-level business requirements into technical designs and coach your peers to do the same;
  • You care about code quality and you thrive in a complex domain;
  • Security and other non-functionals don't scare you and you have what it takes to uphold our high standards;
  • You have technical experience with architecture patterns like MVVM, VIPER or MVP;
  • Strong belief that writing clean, maintainable and scalable code is the best way to work;
  • Having an understanding of the SDLC and experience with Continuous Delivery tools would be a big plus;
  • You work and play well with others as you are part of an Agile team;
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In Backbase, I learn something new every single day. Working on Service SDK is challenging but exciting at the same time. Backbase is definitely a place to be if you want to constantly evolve and grow as a professional.
Allie Ward
Allie Ward Senior QA Engineer, UK Hub
I’m a huge fan of diversity at Backbase. I love the freedom and ownership opportunities at work. I’m proud of the new solution that we are building. We had a simple idea and the solution that I’ve proposed is the one that we are working on.
Hari Vignesh
Hari Vignesh Android Engineer, EMEA Hub
What excites me most about working at Backbase is understanding the diverse needs of our customers and working with the team to solve them within the real-world constraints.
Grace Brady
Grace Brady Product Owner, EMEA Hub
Call me crazy but I love my job. I get paid to work on puzzles with my friends, play pool and learn new tech.
Patrick Newcombe
Patrick Newcombe Senior Full Stack Engineer, UK Hub
The biggest challenge I overcame with my team was creating an entirely new mobile product from scratch, aligning an entirely new team with people from very different backgrounds and creating a way of working which has the DNA of Backbase in it.
Harneek Singh
Harneek Singh Senior QA Engineer, EMEA Hub
Bringing a mobile-first approach to an industry with brick and mortar companies is not about the solutions or products you deliver but about that mentor-mentee relationship you develop with them along the way.
Tibor Beke
Tibor Beke Android Engineer, EMEA Hub

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THE JOB AT BACKBASE

You will design, build and extend core capabilities for the Backbase Mobile Platform from tooling to client-side libraries and security features used in all of the Backbase-powered mobile applications. We love clean, testable, and maintainable code as we are building a product that is continuously evolving.

You will be part of a small multidisciplinary Agile team that is responsible for delivering an end-to-end solution, from concept to production-ready software.

You deliver high-quality, well-designed code that is elegant, clean and is easy to maintain for others.

You are used to addressing complex business questions and how to successfully translate these into technical designs and -implementations. Within your Agile team you coach your peers to learn the same skills.

As a Principal iOS Engineer, you will help the team to make technical decisions. Your peers in the team look to you to provide the final word on all matters iOS.

As a team member, you will contribute to all aspects of product development, starting from gathering feedback & requirements and implementing actual functionality, to writing tests, documentation and supporting adoption.

In our teams, we use the following technologies:
  • Objective-C / Swift / Python;
  • Android: Java Kotlin;
  • Jenkins + Groovy;

  • You are familiar with clean coding, the SOLID principles and know your design patterns and how to apply them in real life. You are aware of the importance of a well-designed architecture. You are not afraid of proposing new designs and get into discussions with your peers about new ways of solving problems. We like to keep work interesting and we encourage our developers to develop their personal strengths. Whether it’s deep-diving into technology, Agile processes, or moving into full-stack development, at Backbase we offer you the room to grow. apply now

    REASONS TO 
    JOIN BACKBASE

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    a global community

    With 60+ nationalities working side-by-side in 9 offices around the world, Backbase is a place where you can work on projects with people from all over the world.

    pride and fun

    We take pride in our achievements and we love to celebrate them. We host a variety of parties, celebrations, team outings, games nights and office drinks in all our global hubs.

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    trusted by
    leading banks

    We leave when our clients are happy. Not a day earlier. This committed way of working has won over a lot of our clients’ hearts. This isn’t our first rodeo.

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    moonshot

    This is the place you need to be… We want to know you and your skills.

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    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    Our code lines translate into developments and features that make banking easier for 100+ million users around the globe. We’re building a product that gives financial institutions digital speed and flexibility, and empowers end-users to fully control their finances on any device, 24/7.

    team challenge

    PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

    The pressure to keep our platform safe, secure, adaptable and integrated with hundreds of core systems is a big challenge. That’s why we work in small, cross-functional teams to build capabilities fast and meet the needs of our clients globally. We’re building a spaceship in mid-air, so expect to feel comfortable with being uncomfortable at all times. Your reward: a mark on a product used by millions.

    your impact

    Your code influences the way millions of people experience banking every day around the world.

    latest technology

    If we talk frontend – we talk Angular. If we talk backend – it’s Java. Mobile? Kotlin and Swift, of course.

    hands-on learning

    You’ll constantly need to reinvent yourself to stay relevant. If you are hungry to learn and ready to explore different ways – this is the place to be.

    smart heads

    You will get to work with the smartest people in the industry. We constantly challenge each other.

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    LIFE@BACKBASE

    Backbase people are much more than their job titles. Just like a family, we bring every part of ourselves to work each day. Meet people who build software that gives financial institutions digital speed and flexibility and empowers millions of end-users every day.

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    • Amsterdam 20
    • Atlanta 1
    • Boise 2
    • Cardiff 4
    • Dubai 1
    • Frankfurt 1
    • Princeton 1
    • Providence 1
    • Singapore 3
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    BACKBASE IN AMSTERDAM

    Where it all began! Two guys, our founder Jouk and his partner, set out on a mission “to make the internet more beautiful”. Fast-forward 16 years, our offices in Amsterdam are home to over 480 people. The Amsterdam HQ is the largest of our offices and boasts an international mix of talented people. Working in software engineering, sales, marketing, academy or business support, we have a great team that’s driving our growth.

    Located in Amsterdam-Oost (East), our EMEA HQ offices are a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Tropenmuseum, the Amsterdam Royal Zoo and famous windmill brewery Brouwerij ‘t IJ. Famous for its breathtaking architecture, canals, and over 881,000 bikes,  Amsterdam is a city that’s easy to fall in love with.

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    CULTURE

    Our Amsterdam office is home to people from all over the world working in small, lean teams. Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

    With graffiti of Marilyn Monroe and Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta, and Samuel L. Jackson looking cool on our walls, you can probably guess that we love entertainment. From games nights and parties to boat rides and Dj gigs – you name it, we have it.

    lunch

    Free, healthy lunches every day. Plus snacks and drinks.

    social

    Friday parties every month. Office boat you can use with your team.

    health

    Discounted gym membership through our corporate fitness plan.

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    • Amsterdam 29
    • Atlanta 2
    • Cardiff 8
    • Dubai 3
    • Frankfurt 2
    • Krakow 5
    • London 4
    • Mexico City 2
    • Mumbai 1
    • Princeton 2
    • Singapore 3
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    OUR VALUES

    We explore new routes. We don’t shy away from being critical of ourselves, our products and our industry. We are open, direct and always questioning the status quo; to keep on learning and keep ourselves and others on their toes.

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    OUR VALUES

    No matter the challenge, we use our creative minds to find ways to make things happen. We are ambitious to be the best in class in the industry. Raising the bar. Pushing each other’s limits to bring out our best. We are determined & pragmatic. No Fluff. Just Stuff.

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    OUR VALUES

    We solve hard problems and look for new opportunities for growth. We inspire. We mobilize the right talent to succeed in our mission. We persevere where others would give up. We feel proud when our vision comes true.

    craftspeople

    OUR VALUES

    We are a company of builders, designers, makers, and doers, always open to learn and improve, shaping the future of banking together with our customers. We ask for feedback and constantly seek insights that make us better.

    together

    OUR VALUES

    We are strong. We come from all over the world and embrace diversity. We believe in open dialogue among a small team of people who trust one another, who are focused outside themselves. This way we create shared consciousness and shared authorship of ideas that no single person could have arrived at independently.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    Your upcoming steps in the hiring journey with us depend on the role that you have applied for, however, this is what you can expect. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact us at recruitment@backbase.com.

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    Let’s DeepDive

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    Welcome to the family!

    It’s official – let’s make it happen together! We look forward to shaping the future of banking with you.

     

     

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