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World's First News Source Comparison platform

Senior iOS Engineer

$60k – $150k • 0.2% – 2.0%
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(Not looking for outsourcing solutions)

Ground's iOS app has been showcased by Apple on App Store five times, including being named the 'App of the Day' https://itunes.apple.com/gb/story/id1448672408

Here is how it works (90-sec explainer video): https://youtu.be/tI3uQZ4B5_w


This role essentially owns the iOS product. You will get full visibility and say on design and UX, and also exposure to the downstream analytics and investor feedback. It's a broader role than a typical iOS developer at a startup.

In terms of product features, we are the first and ONLY news app on the market to have news on the Map. Hence, Apple has showcased us 4 times on the App store already and will be shortly featuring us as a Demo App in the Apple Retail stores!

We're currently pushing the envelope on iOS 13 features, interactive push notifications, widget

What we have coming up: paid subscription (launching ‘Spotify for News’) and IAP integration, podcasts, and videos


  • Strong experience with Swift including latest features in 4.2
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Experience creating native apps for iPhone and iPad screen sizes
  • Knowledge of common libraries for iOS
  • Knowledge of Objective-C


  • Worked on a successful Consumer app
  • MapKit
  • Rich push notifications
  • Auto-layout
  • View animations/transitions
  • App extensions - today widget, share extension, intents, notifications
  • Siri shortcuts
  • Firebase
  • StoreKit
  • IAP


The position is based out of Kitchener, Canada OR Remote. Preference will be given to candidates based in Canada.

Hires remotely
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
5+ years
Hiring contact

Harleen Kaur

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Ground News at a glance

World's First News Source Comparison platform

Ground News focuses on Digital Media, Artificial Intelligence, and News. Their company has offices in Kitchener. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://ground.news/ or find them on Twitter and Product Hunt.

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