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iOS engineer

$36k – $50k • 0.1% – 0.2%
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This is a unique opportunity for a talented iOS developer to join one of Hong Kong’s most successful technology companies (over 80,000 devices sold, second biggest crowd funding success ever).

We are looking for someone to work on the development and scaling of The Metronome by Soundbrenner, one of the most successful iOS apps in the Music category, and the companion app for the Soundbrenner Core 4-in-1 musician’s Smartwatch. Our app is #1 when you search for “metronome” in the US app store, and has over 500,000 monthly active users.

This is a full time position based in our Hong Kong office (Sheung Wan)

You will be able to apply and develop your skills in many different areas:
Backend services integration
Subscription Services
Push Notifications
Bluetooth communication
Offline storage
Audio programming

What we’re looking for:
Fluency in Swift and Objective-C
Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect our app to back-end services (we use Parse Server)
Understanding of Storyboards and Adaptive Layouts
Understanding of Apple’s design principles and human interface guidelines
Experience with performance and memory monitoring with tools such as Instruments
Proficiency with iOS frameworks such as Core Bluetooth, Core Audio, CoreMIDI
Understanding of the full mobile development and release life cycle
Experienced git user

Absolute requirements:
You MUST hold a Bachelor’s or Masters degree from a Hong Kong university (mandatory)
English proficiency in speaking and writing
Willingness to spend a few months in our Berlin/Germany office to get to know the development team there

Big bonuses
Some basic music making skills or at least a passion for music
a special interest in backend services integration, a great understanding of design patterns and architecture (MVVM, …)

What it’s like working at Soundbrenner
You will work with an international team of very talented engineers in an intense work environment. As a result you will experience a steep learning curve and have the chance to grow in rapid speed together with the company. It will be quite fast paced and a hell of a lot of fun. Our CTO summarized it quite well: medium.com/@julian.vogels/working-at-soundbrenner-eb29e0a69fa5

If you are missing skills from the above list but believe that you can make up for it with great ambition, commitment and the ability to learn fast, we encourage you to apply.
At Soundbrenner we value justice and we value fairness. If you are capable of adding a lot of value to the company, you will be compensated accordingly. That’s why we are more than happy to offer you company equity as part of your pay. All you need to worry about is doing what you love to do: A great job.
The work we do at Soundbrenner has the potential to touch the life of every single musician on the planet. If we are successful your work may influence an entire industry for the better. We love music and working on something that matters inspires us to give our best every single day.

Please submit your application including your salary expectations and earliest starting date. Let us know who you are and which of your strengths make YOU the person we were looking for.

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