iOS Developer at Octopus Energy, London, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Apr 07, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Kraken is the technology behind Octopus Energy.
 
We invented, designed and built Kraken Technologies to ensure that we had the most innovative, data-centric and customer-focused technology to support our top-class customer service. Kraken Technologies now delivers transformational Energy-Tech to businesses around the world to make the global transition to green energy quicker and more affordable.
 
We’re now licensing Kraken Technologies to businesses globally. You can read about our partnership with E.On HERE as an example to see how Kraken is evolving our business. You can learn more about how the migration works in practice HERE.
 
Our aim is to have 100 million customers on the Kraken Platform by the year 2030.
 
Our group includes Octopus Energy, Octopus for Business, Octopus Electric Vehicles and Octopus Energy Services as well as our new net zero Centre - Octopus Centre for Net Zero.
 
We recently secured over £500 million of investment from Origin, Australia 's largest Energy Company and Tokyo Gas, to help us continue our mission. This will help power our growth into new markets, invest in Kraken Technologies, build more tech to make energy greener and increase our investment in service and growth in our existing markets, the UK and Globally.
 
We’re looking for someone to take on the challenge of building and launching an iOS app in the electrification space. You’ll take responsibility for building the app from the ground up and translating designs and requirements into technical reality. This is a greenfield app which will give you the opportunity to have a huge impact.
 
You’ll be working in a new team building the Android and iOS apps concurrently with the aim of using cross platform code sharing solutions to reduce the volume of code duplicated across platforms.
 
Overall you’ll work with a small, high-energy project team to bring the app to life – an exciting opportunity to work like a start-up within a rapidly scaling EnTech
business.
 
This is an app that needs to be built to an exceptionally high standard – as such we’re looking for a world class candidate with a wide-range of skills and a strong desire to expand those skills.

What you 'll have

  • Have experience in the creation of an app through all technical aspects: develop, integrate, ship, test, manage, improve.
  • 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, MVI/Redux)
  • Knowledge of reactive libraries, offline storage, API integration, and testing
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines
  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Are an out the box thinker prepared to rethink the status quo.
  • Are excited to explore cross platform code sharing solutions (whilst keeping the UI native)
  • Some knowledge of Kotlin and/or Android Development is a plus
If this sounds like you and you have a genuine passion for what we are doing then we 'd love to hear from you!