iOS Developer

Number of employees

3800

London, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2023-03-24

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

Kraken is the technology behind Octopus Energy. 

Our Team
We’re a newly established mobile team with a number of native mobile projects currently in development and are looking to expand the team to meet new business objectives. 

We’re building a team to work fluently, move fast and make a tangible difference in Energy tech. Our current projects span Electric Vehicles, Energy accounts, Smart home devices, Acquisitions and Engineer solutions.  

You’ll be working to solve problems at a global scale. You’ll help define culture and processes necessary to work collaboratively and effectively across multiple product teams, whilst instilling good engineering practices for the team as a whole. 

Our Technology
Being a fairly new team without the constraints of large legacy codebases has enabled us to make modern technology choices. All our apps are built with declarative UI (Jetpack Compose & SwiftUI), all our APIs are built in GraphQL, and we use a modern selection of libraries and software development techniques.

The mobile teamwork across multiple projects, some developed exclusively for Android and others for iOS, we make use of Kotlin Multiplatform in larger projects. We’re really excited by this cutting-edge technology and are enjoying the journey.

We’re looking for like-minded product-focused engineers to come along for the ride.

About You
You’ll be someone who thrives on uncertainty and loves to make an impact. You’ll be passionate about what you do and that shows through your enthusiasm and communication. Your values will align with that of the company’s, you’ll care about sustainability and creating a better future for our planet. You’ll enjoy contributing across the whole development process including design, product management and stay on top of upcoming technologies that could benefit the business.



If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do...

  • Work in an autonomous team on complex problems.
  • Engineers have a real say over what we build here and that’s exciting to you
  • Build and own features used by millions of Octopus customers around the world
  • Bring your ideas to the table to help shape the product roadmap 
  • Level up yourself and the people around you, working with less experienced team members to help them progress and make a bigger impact
  • Work with product, design and other business stakeholders to scope, prioritise and deliver work
  • Communicate your ideas regularly, helping to shape the technical direction of the project across multiple teams
  • Wear many hats! We don’t put people in boxes here, we like to get involved in all aspects of the development cycle, from scoping to QA
  • Help shape the developer experience for iOS engineers working in the codebase
  • What you'll have...

  • Shipped at least one app to the App store
  • Proficient with Swift and have experimented with other programming languages
  • Are keen to make use of new technologies like SwiftUI and GraphQL
  • Can discuss vision and features within a team and propose creative solutions
  • Are passionate about app architecture and can talk about the benefits and drawbacks of various patterns (MVC, MVVM, Redux)
  • Knowledge of reactive libraries, offline storage, API integration, and testing
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Familiarity with source control best practices and continuous integration
  • Are excited to explore cross-platform code-sharing solutions (whilst keeping the UI 100% native)
  • Some knowledge of Kotlin and/or Android Development is a plus
  • Passionate about great app design and user experience
  • What you'll love about us...

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we we're voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people 
  • Visit our perks hub - Octopus Employee Benefits
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