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Principal Software Engineer - iOS


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP962-835

Job description / Role

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients' work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

In this role, you will:

- Lead a team of 4 Engineers
- Work with engineers, program managers and product managers to deliver a set of features with the right overall design and quality.
- Own and deliver complete features, including design, architecture, implementation, test-ability, debugging, and shipping
- Cooperate with other engineers and disciplines to deliver reliable designs and code
- Be committed to delivering the best experience for our customers


To bring your dream to life, you'll need:

Required Skills

- A consistent history of successfully leading, designing and implementing features
- Minimum 10 years of professional software engineering experience, shipping customer-facing code
- Minimum 6 years of experience is iOS, Objective C and Swift.
- Minimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
- Ability to work in a cross functional environment, passion for technology are essential.
- Experience in sqlite, core data

Desired Skills

- Working experience in developing mobile apps with large userbase.
- Strong knowledge of data structures, concurrency, modern design patterns, object-oriented software engineering best practices
- Familiarity with development and configuration tools (Git, Jira, Jenkins, etc.)
- Familiarity with Android technologies
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Working in Abu Dhabi:

Just off the Arab Gulf and right next to the most perfect beaches, is a place where geniuses make an impact. At DarkMatter, we're turning our biggest ideas into reality in one of the fastest moving and most dynamic cities on the planet. Working here, you'll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you'll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you'll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won't have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You'll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is a high-tech oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

About the Company

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the UAE and operating globally, we're the region's first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security consultancy and implementation firm. Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments and enterprises across the cyber security spectrum.

We help clients simplify the enormous complexity of today's ever-evolving cyber threats. Our vision is to protect the future by securing its technologies. Innovation and Research are cornerstones to our development and the activities in these areas underpin our entire range of offerings, including Secure Communications, Public Key Infrastructure and Big Data & Analytics products.

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