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iOS Developer / Mobile App Engineer

Engineering | Vancouver, BC, Canada

Job Description

Call of Duty:

Axiom Zen is looking for sharp and meticulous iOS engineers with a passion for software quality to join our world-class team in Vancouver, Canada. Years of experience don't matter as much as commitment to quality and passion for building impactful products that go beyond simple apps. 

The ideal candidates will be comfortable working with an experienced and fast-paced team, taking on significant responsibilities, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible on the mobile platform.  We're looking for talented engineers who love mobile development in general and iOS/Objective-C in particular and are comfortable building and maintaining large applications with exceptional reliability and UX. 

Axiom Zen has a flat heirarchy and a very collaborative culture. Reflective of the city that surrounds us, we are a tight-nit, diverse, multi-national team with a wide range of backgrounds & cultures. We have team members from Silicon Valley, France, Brazil, China, the Netherlands - and of course Canada.

Our engineering team has worked with industry titans and fast-growing startups alike - Google, Baidu, Etsy, EA, Threadsy, App Annie, among others. We work with cutting-edge technologies and plan to develop on emerging platforms, including Google GLASS. We want our team to be challenged, rewarded, and empowered. To work on products that millions of people will love to use, products that make the world safer and more efficient.

About You:

Real Artists Ship. We live by that motto, and love to hire folks with a demonstrated record of curiosity and resourcefulness - often manifested through the building of products. Key skills required:

  • Experience shipping high quality apps in a fast-paced mission-critical environment
  • Demonstrated interest in working with new technologies and thinking outside the box 
  • Amazing human and collaborative team member
  • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns
  • Good grasp of UX and UI design principles
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)

Bonus Points:

  • Experience or interest in big data, analytics, data-driven design, and machine learning
  • Experience writing multithreaded code
  • Experience with JavaScript, especially node.js
  • REST API familiarity / expertise
  • Active Facebook API or Android developer
  • Experience in mobile performance and optimization
  • Desire and ability to contribute on design, UX, and product decisions alongside a top-tier design and product team
  • Desire and ability to contribute on architecture, backend logic, database and devops optimization alongside a top-tier engineering team
  • Appreciation for emerging mobile standards and an interest in helping them be adopted
  • Prior startup experience, particularly in mobile, with top-tier companies
  • Familiarty with git and github

About Us:

Axiom Zen is an idea catalyst. A selective collective of entrepreneurs, hackers, hustlers, and designers. We create and consult for iconic companies creating the future through technology.

We practice agile development, take pride in a collaborative culture, and swing for home runs. We focus on shipping products that are commercially exciting or socially essential, and practice an end-to-end approach, carrying each concept from ideation to production to market launch and beyond.

We provide full health, life and AD&D insurance as well as premium vision, dental, and extended health care benefits. We are very keen on supporting growth, and will provide financial support for courses, seminars, certification, and degree programs for long-term team members. The team receives quarterly credits to exciting products & experiences as well as additional bonuses as the company achieves milestones. We believe time outside of the office helps us think outside the box, and using great products helps us build them better.