iOS Developer (Remote)

London, United Kingdom / Manchester, United Kingdom / Edinburgh, United Kingdom / Bristol, United Kingdom / Birmingham, United Kingdom
Technology – Software Engineering /
Remote
About Agreena
Agreena is an exciting, dynamic, and purpose-oriented organisation united in a mission to mobilise farmers and corporations to unlock the value of nature and help restore the planet. While we’re rooted in agriculture, finance, and technology, our team of experts range from soil carbon scientists and software developers to market strategists and regulatory affairs experts. Over 230 employees across more than 40 nationalities are gathered under the common Agreena flag – either working from our headquarters in Copenhagen, offices in London, or remotely across Europe.

As a rapidly scaling climate agtech, Agreena provides solutions that drive both environmental and financial sustainability in farming. We have helped farmers across 18 countries in their conversion journey from conventional agriculture to regenerative farming practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and remove CO2 from the atmosphere, storing it in soil. Our company offers a supportive and positive work environment with opportunities for learning, leading and growth no matter where you are in your professional journey. We believe in giving our employees a lot of responsibility, and we encourage new thinking, innovation and fun.

About Fieldmargin
This position is to join the Fieldmargin team.

Fieldmargin, a UK-based leader in farm management software recently acquired by Agreena, operates independently within Agreena's ecosystem to support global sustainable farming practices. Established in 2014, Fieldmargin provides an intuitive, mobile-first, and cloud-based app that simplifies agricultural operations and enhances decision-making for farmers worldwide. The app integrates visual mapping and essential information to manage fields efficiently, helping to address the agricultural industry's challenges of feeding a growing population and improving environmental impact. As Fieldmargin gears up for its next growth phase, it continues to innovate and expand its reach, ensuring that farmers have everything they need to succeed right in the palm of their hand.

We have React-powered web applications and native iOS and Android apps. Our microservices architecture is hosted on Google Cloud platform using Kubernetes and supports our Web, iOS and Android applications. We use Java/Spring, Golang and some Python for a majority of our back end services. 

About you
Candidates should be comfortable in creating production-ready iOS applications and have a good understanding of how the App Store publishing and review process works. Automation tools like Fastlane and CircleCI can be learnt on the Job.
We work in a dynamic environment where new projects and functionality can pop up at any moment. We’re looking for candidates that enjoy working with new technologies in order to solve interesting user experience and data problems.
There is also an opportunity to take on the responsibility of a whole project, liaising directly with our partners, designing our tools, and releasing to production.

About this role:

    • As an iOS Developer, you will enhance our iOS app for iPhone and iPad by leveraging the latest technologies and following best practices in iOS development.
    • Implementing new features using best industry practices for iOS development.
    • Working closely with UX designers to refine and introduce new product features.
    • Contributing to the team's growth by sharing your expert knowledge and best practices in iOS development.
    • Ensuring the stability and reliability of your code through automated testing and utilizing automation tools like Fastlane and CircleCI.
    • Participating on iOS-oriented technical discussions.
    • Collaborating with the Android team to synchronize features and technical approaches.

What we’re looking for:

    • Proficient in Swift programming.
    • Strong understanding of app and view lifecycle management.
    • Knowledgeable in architecture design patterns, especially MVVM.
    • Deep knowledge of iOS frameworks, including UIKit, with some experience in SwiftUI for UI development.
    • Proficient in using auto-layout with UIKit, ideally with SnapKit, for designing responsive and complex UIs. iPad-specific experience is not required, as our universal app runs seamlessly on iPads without any special modifications.
    • Practiced in using SwiftUI and ObservableObjects for maintaining a clean MVVM architecture. New screens are built in SwiftUI while maining a separate UIViewController and a ViewModel.
    • Version control systems (we use GitHub).

Bonus points if:

    • Google Maps or equivalent mapping SDKs - we have customisation on top of Google Maps to support drawing our customers’ farms efficiently).
    • Experienced in reactive programming using RxSwift, with an understanding of Moya for efficient network layer abstraction and multi-threading.
    • Familiar with Realm for data persistence and managing data migrations between app versions.
    • Competent with Firebase to conduct A/B testing and handle remote configurations.
    • Good knowledge of best practices for mobile user interface design (Human Interface Guidelines by Apple).

Benefits:

    • 25 days holiday per year.
    • Private health insurance.
    • Hybrid-Remote working between home, our Farringdon office and various co-working spaces across London.
    • Be part of a growing business which is helping the farming community.
    • Flexible working environment and a friendly, supportive team.
    • Autonomy and the opportunity to grow the business and shape your role.
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🌍 Be your best self every day at Agreena
At Agreena, we are devoted to building an environment that promotes equality, inclusion, and diversity. As we embark on our journey of expansion and growth, we recognise the value of celebrating and embracing everyone's uniqueness. This diversity is crucial to our success and innovation. We aspire to build a product that is loved by our customers and we want the same to be reflected in our teams. 

With this in mind, we're dedicated to ensuring that Agreena remains a welcoming and diverse environment for all.