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Job Title:

Mobile Developer - iOS






Posted on:

Jan. 1, 2018












Who are we?

TransferWise is an international money transfer startup with over 1 million customers worldwide.Co-founded by Skype’s first employee, the innovative platform is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Sir Richard Branson, and PayPal founder Max Levchin, and led by an experienced team, including Paypal’s former Director of Product and Google Europe’s former Head of Finance. TransferWise is disrupting the world of international money transfers by removing all the wrongness, letting people send money abroad at the lowest possible true cost. Using only real exchange rates and tiny not-hidden-fees.

Job Description:

At TransferWise, we do things a bit differently. There’s no corporate nonsense and no old-fashioned hierarchy. Instead, we work in dozens of self-sufficient, autonomous teams. Think of them like start-ups within a start-up that learn from each other.

Each team picks the problems they want to solve. So there’s no micro-management. No hiding behind fancy job titles. And no one telling you what to do. You are your own boss. But you’ll get tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues from all over TransferWise.

We’re going to be upfront - the way we work doesn’t suit everyone. But if freedom, autonomy, and life-affirming, head-scratching professional challenges rock your world, we could be a match made in heaven.

The role:
We’re currently looking for a seasoned iOS Developer to join our mobile guild and to work closely with the Transfer Experience team. You’ll be a self-starter with the ability to take on a range of hard and intriguing challenges. You will focusing on our app for iOS devices, but also on helping our other teams design the API and services that power the app. Specifically for this role we are ideally looking for someone who has worked with mobile payments, ideally payment methods like card, bank transfer. You will ensure that TransferWise has the best mobile experience and together we will show the banks how mobile financial services are really done!

Our app is currently written in a mix of Objective-C and Swift, with all new code written in Swift and moving away from the traditional MVC architecture to a more clean architecture which will enable us to increase the testability of our code and help us maintain the excellent stability that our app enjoys.

Experience + Skills

Full-stack iOS development including Swift, Objective-C, Foundation, UIKit, XCTest, Core Animation, Core Data, Quartz Core, SpriteKit Experience developing with payment based applications, working with payment methods Deep understanding of both MVC and alternative architectural UI design patterns Experience of test driven development (TDD), and the desire to write tests. Experience building rich and complex iOS apps that delight users Automation tools such as Jenkins and Fastlane A strong understanding of how to design and interact with RESTful APIs Familiarity with Android development and MVP design patterns Experience developing backend APIs Experience working with SQL, writing custom queries and designing schemas. Some bonus points... Java and Spring Boot, and back-end MVC Frameworks Broad understanding of the concept of minimum viable product and conversion rates You put the customer at the heart of everything you do and that empathy drives every decision you make. Passionate about technology, product and user experience. Ability to work independently and plan your own solutions to problems. For a sneak - peek into our Engineering world check: Want to know more? To find out a bit more about the cool stuff you are going to work on and what it’s like to work at TransferWise plus a full run through of our employee benefits - visit our careers page. Not from UK? No worries, we offer VISA sponsorship and support with your relocation to London :) Some important stuff we would like you to know To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process. At TransferWise we believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. Therefore, we want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form, or drop us an email at You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype. Please don’t send anything to the adjustments address if you’re a recruiter, or if you’re making a speculative application. We do work with recruiters from time to time – but only through LinkedIn. And we only accept job applications when a position is actually open. So you’re better off just checking the recruitment pages regularly.