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iOS Architect (Miami)

Software Development | Chicago, IL, USA | Full Time

Job Description

Globant ( is a new-breed technology services provider focused on delivering innovative software solutions by leveraging emerging technologies and trends. We combine strong Engineering and creative Design to deliver digital products that are appealing to large audiences. Globant is the place where engineering, design and innovation meet scale. Over the past 12 years we have created a top tier organization of over 4.000 professionals working for companies like LinkedIn, Electronic Arts, WT, Zynga, and Google to name just a few.

As a global company listed in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: “GLOB”), we have consistently strove to develop our areas of expertise and concentrated them into 12 Studios, each one equipped with several practices designed to satisfy the expectations of the most demanding clients and global audiences. This unique business model has led to many industry successes that include being selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur (2005); being named among the top 10 product engineering vendors (2011) by Global Services; being recognized among the top 10 vendors in mobile applications development (2012) by IDC Survey; being included in the 2010 Cool Vendor in Business Process Services Report by Gartner; and being featured as success case study at Harvard, MIT, Stanford and other top universities.


This is an exciting opportunity to build iOS games using cutting edge technology. We’re looking for a dynamic, engaging leader with extensive iOS expertise to drive the technical decision making and development of iOS games to be integrated into already existing apps. Globant is looking for the right individual with a combination of hands-on and managing expertise.


The iOS Tech Lead is responsible for technical design and delivery. In this role you will lead the iOS gaming team which is part of a big program with more than 100 mobile developers.


**Relocation Package available**


Essential Job Functions


• Perform as individual contributor leadership capacity to provide guidance

to the development team and act as a liaison for multiple areas of the business.

• Works directly with developers and product managers to conceptualize, build, test and realize iOS games using Computer Graphics, Augmented Reality, Machine learning technologies among others.

• Explains technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders

• Lead and drive problem solving of technology challenges to define optimal solutions


  • Working as the technical lead of the team with the ability to convey design and architectural decisions into concrete implementations.

  • Working with the technical lead on architecture and design different apps

  • Working with PM, UX and QA teams to ensure that requirements are identified, and features are built, tested and deployed to production, smoothly and on time.



  • Great ability to work effectively in a cross functional, geographically distributed team of mobile, backend and frontend engineers, UX designers and QA engineers.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Able to convey complex ideas clearly and succinctly.



  • Experience leading mobile development teams and mentoring other developers.

  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience.

  • Strong experience building IOS Mobile Apps

  • Strong background and programming experience in SWIFT 3 and Objective C.

  • Deep understanding of mobile device frameworks and web technologies. Able to build mobile applications to connect to middle tiers and applications through RESTful web services.

  • Excellent knowledge about performance optimization of Mobile applications.

  • Exposure to React Native is a plus

  • Embedded systems experience a plus.

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.



Mobile Game Development experience with OpenGL, Unity3D, SpriteKit, GamePlayKit.

Understanding of computer graphics (2D and 3D), performance, algorithms and game engines.


Desired Skills:

Exposure with Vuforia, ARKit, Metal, ML, Unreal Engine 4 is a big plus.



Globant is an EOE M/F/D/V. For many positions relocation is available if needed. Globant does not accept unsolicited 3rd party resumes.