iOS Developer

<p>Our Agile Scrum team is seeking a new iOS Developer who is familiar with Swift and Cocoapods to enhance and reinvent our apps, including CBC News and CBC Sports.</p>

Toronto, ON

CBC

<p>CBC Digital Operations is the country&rsquo;s biggest digital startup, taking on the challenges of innovating how media is made, sent and received. We are also part of Canada&rsquo;s oldest and truest broadcasting company. We are trying new things. We are growing. As an entity of our own. As a voice for our country. As a team.</p> <p>Digital is a part of our present and all of our future. CBC&rsquo;s strategy is focused on becoming a digital-first organization that provides a digital platform for storytellers. Our mission is to engage our audience with stories they care about.</p> http://www.cbc.ca

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Mid Level

Overview: <p>CBC Digital Products is the country&rsquo;s biggest digital startup, taking on the challenges of innovating how media is made, sent and received. We are also part of Canada&rsquo;s oldest and truest broadcasting company. We are trying new things. We are growing. As an entity of our own. As a voice for our country. As a team.</p> <p>Digital is a part of our present and all of our future. CBC&rsquo;s strategy is focused on becoming a digital-first organization that provides a digital platform for storytellers. Our mission is to engage our audience with stories they care about.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>This is a level of exposure and impact that few other roles provide. Our Apps team has a built-in, dedicated audience - the work of our mobile developers is accessed by millions of Canadians seeking information and entertainment on a national level.</p> <p>Our Agile Scrum team is seeking a new iOS Developer who is familiar with Swift and Cocoapods to enhance and reinvent our apps, including CBC News and CBC Sports.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You are a developer with expertise on the iOS platform. You have a portfolio of links to apps you have developed. You are an active collaborator and want to work in a team that blends cutting edge and exciting with stable and robust.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><u>C</u>utting edge tech. CBC has more than 25 digital sites, all of which are mandated to reach Canadians online everywhere and every way, with a high emphasis on mobile devices. To achieve that goal, we&rsquo;ve forged strong relationships with Google, Apple, and others to stay ahead of the curve. The work you do on our CBC News and CBC Sports Apps will reach millions of Canadians.</p> <p><u>B</u>elonging. CBC/Radio-Canada is a Canadian institution. By joining our dynamic Digital Products department, you will be exposed to the best of all worlds. Corporate. Public. Startup. You will be part of a collaborative team that shares ideas, celebrates achievements and hosts team events; a team that promotes a culture of experimentation.</p> <p><u>C</u>areer growth. CBC is fully invested in our people. We will provide you with an opportunity to learn, try new approaches and grow your technical skills to keep your career here rewarding. Our App Developers dedicate 1 out of every 5 weeks to an Innovation Sprint. Past examples of work done during those sprints include creating new apps, exploring chatbots, experimenting with UX and diving into the world of AR/VR.</p> <p><strong>Why join us?</strong></p> <p>CBC/Radio-Canada reflects the Canadian identity and promotes democracy. We strive to represent the voices of the country and support social and economic innovation. Our values - collaboration, learning and continuous improvement - embody who we are as a people-focused, digital-forward employer. We offer a rare-in-tech work-life balance with flexible schedules and an excellent benefits package; we want to ensure you are happy in and out of the office.</p> <p>Collaboration. We follow lean startup principles and use an Agile approach. Our dedicated people managers work closely with every individual to ensure we are leveraging their strengths, championing their ideas and supporting their pursuit of new skills and career progression.</p> <p>Learning. From simply buying a book or recommending a course to one-on-ones, our leadership team is focused on creating an atmosphere where people feel fulfilled. Our team members are given opportunities to learn and work cross-functionally across multiple projects.</p> <p>Continuous improvement. What can you innovate when given the time? As part of CBC&rsquo;s Digital department we recognize just how smart, creative and inventive our team members are. Wherever your interests lie, your 20% time is yours to allocate in a productive and professionally gratifying way.</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>What you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The experience. You have 2+ years experience of Software or App development, or similar. You use reliable code and can build release branches. You can explain why you made certain choices and how you would improve the functionality using newer technology. You have experience with build processes, and an understanding of continuous integration, source control systems, and the full mobile development life cycle including design, development and publishing to The App Store.</li> <li>The knowledge. You develop in Swift and have some exposure to Objective-C. You are familiar with Apple Frameworks, have an understanding of MVC and MVVM design patterns and use CocoaPods to manage dependencies. You know what CI/CD stands for and are familiar&nbsp;with tools such as FastLane to improve your release process.</li> <li>The education. A Computer Science, Engineering degree or equivalent is preferred, but we know not everyone gains their app development skills this way.</li> <li>The desire to learn. You are continuously researching and keeping up to date, have the ability to quickly pick up new technologies and respond to change by learning and adapting.</li> <li>The communication skills. You know how to listen and relay empathy and understanding for diverse perspectives.</li> <li>The confidence and the humility. Your powers of observation help you understand your audience and communicate with the right level of detail. You are open to the ideas of others.</li> <li>The creativity and adaptability. You can adapt quickly, innovate solutions and embrace the new while accepting the ambiguous.</li> <li>The Agile experience. You believe in the Agile methodology, but you are flexible and open to the real world twists and turns.</li> <li>The extra knowledge. An understanding of accessibility standards and guidelines and digital Content Management Systems would be an asset.</li> </ul> <p><strong>To apply:</strong></p> <p>Think this job is meant for you but worried you don&rsquo;t have it all? At CBC we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurisapse/detail/recent-activity/posts/">You can read about the various backgrounds of the talented people that make up our team on LinkedIn.</a></p> <p>Hands-on experience, intelligence, innovation, a passion for learning and a team-focused approach can combine to form the best set of qualifications. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, please click the link to apply.</p> <p>In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada's public broadcaster.</p>