Mobile Developer (iOS) at Xplor

Computer Software, Engineering, Full-time, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 25 days ago

Take a seat on our rocket ship and join us on our mission to change education around the world. We're a rapidly growing SaaS company and are looking for a Mobile Developer (iOS) to join our Product Engineering team and help us make parents’ lives easier - every single day.

Who we are?

Xplor and QK Technologies have recently joined forces to become an international team of over 130 people hailing from offices in Melbourne (HQ), Brisbane and London. Being part of the TSG Group, we all share the passion for education and innovative technology and want to support those who make it great.

Our product suite is changing education by helping childcare services and educators easily manage all aspects of their operations, as well as by connecting parents with their children's well-being and growth.

What will I be doing as a Mobile Developer?

Our Mobile Developers help us create and build the product that allows parents to interact with their children at early learning centres through live observations - photos, updates, and learning outcomes for their child throughout the day. It also makes parents' admin lives easier by providing bookings and medical record functionality.

In a nutshell, you’ll design, code and modify existing and new mobile applications, from layout to delivery, according to our current and future scope and specifications. You’ll strive to create visually appealing assets that function seamlessly and feature user-friendly design and clear logical navigation flows that are safe, secure and fast. Furthermore:

  • You’ll get to work with the dedicated mobile team to ensure projects are delivered on time, and to best practice & quality guidelines
  • You’ll work within the mobile team which does both iOS and Android app development
  • You’ll take a proactive, hands-on, and collaborative approach in all sprints and tasks
  • You’ll have regular exposure to business stakeholders and executive management, as well as the authority and scope to apply expertise to many interesting technical problems
  • You’ll participate in the entire application lifecycle right from concept stage until delivery and post-launch support


What would make me a good candidate?

We care more about the values you could add, rather than simply ticking checkboxes. However, some of the criteria we are looking for are:

  • You have experience developing native iOS apps using Swift
  • Ideally, you also have some hands-on experience with developing Android and hybrid applications using Kotlin, Java, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • You’re familiar with standard developer tools such as Git, CI etc
  • You’re experienced in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organisational units.
  • You have a strong understanding of UI/UX, particularly native mobile application design as well as web-based mobile-first design
  • You have experience working on large and complex software projects
  • You have excellent independent problem-solving intuitions
  • You are able to balance the tests vs delivery pressure
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You are eager to learn and to improve
  • You are able to think beyond programming, e.g. product, customer and business


What it means to work for us

How many companies can truly claim they are making the world a better place? We are one of a handful who is relentlessly working towards this noble goal. We are here to make education great.

Some of the other perks of working with us:

  • Unparalleled opportunities to learn, with accelerated career development for high performers
  • A collaborative, flat structured team environment with people who truly love what they do
  • Regular (virtual) social activities and celebrations
  • 10 weeks Gender Neutral Paid Parental Leave benefit
  • 3 days paid Volunteer Leave per year
  • $1500 individual yearly L&D budget
  • Childcare discounts, mental health support
  • Flexible work arrangements, including remote working from anywhere in the world for 8 weeks per year for all roles - so fingers crossed, the borders will be opened again soon!
  • Discounts to study an MBA in Innovation and Leadership
  • Discounts on tech from Apple and JB Hi-Fi

Sheryl Sandberg once said, "If you're offered a seat on a rocket ship, don't ask what seat! Just get on." We couldn't agree more. So, are you ready to get on board?

To start your application with us, please submit your CV and a brief cover letter and we will be in touch as soon as we can.

Individuals seeking employment at our company are considered without regards to race, colour, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Please also note that successful candidates will be required to obtain a Working With Children Check as part of their employment.