Lixar is looking for a
Senior iOS Developer

Senior iOS Developer
  • Ottawa

Lixar is looking for Senior iOS Developers to become part of our team. As a key contributor, you will be part of a team to develop leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a committed developer who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection.

As an Experienced iOS Developer, you will have:

    • 5+ years previous development experience
    • 3+ years iOS development experience
    • Demonstrated ability and flexibility to manage time and priorities effectively
    • Apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges

  • Able to communicate effectively within a development team and with clients
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Leadership skills
  • Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience developing mobile applications on the iOS platform
  • User interface design and development experience
  • Hands on development experience creating a game, tool or brochure application as examples
  • Ability to implement new products and enhancements as required
  • Objective-C and development experience utilizing iOS version 6.0 or newer
  • Experience working with other departments on a long-term project (more than one year) that involved four or more team members
  • Understanding of overall software development lifecycle of web and mobile based software
  • Proficiency in iPhone and iPad programming
  • Experience consuming RESTful Web Services
  • Fundamental understanding of iOS memory management
  • Proficiency in UIKit, Foundation, Core Animation, Core Graphics, Core Data
  • Experience with XCode, source control such as Subversion or Git

The following would be considered an asset:

  • Extensive knowledge of iOS WebView
  • User interface design and development experience
  • Familiar with test driven development and continuous integration
  • Hands-on knowledge of new iOS 5 + features (GCD, multithreading )
  • Understanding of agile methodology
  • Familiarity with Web and Socket clients on a mobile platform
  • Experience creating user-friendly customer applications
  • Ability to communicate with Bluetooth clients on a mobile device
  • Experience working in a small company where teamwork is paramount
  • Experience working with a formal QA process and proper bug handling
  • Javascript, HTML5 technologies

With these attributes:

  • A sense of humour
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Have “attention to detail” as your middle name
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • Not blame others for your mistakes
  • Exceptional client communication skills
  • Get things done!


Sound like you?
Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today!

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.