Senior iOS Developer

Engineering – iOS
We are still hiring! Due to the ongoing public health crisis, we adopted a remote interview process until further notice.

Blinkist offers the best selection of nonfiction knowledge, all in an app that makes it easy to fit learning into your life. Through audio and text explainers called Blinks, original podcasts and author-driven content, Blinkist is on a mission to help people turn ordinary moments into extraordinary learning opportunities — anytime, anywhere.

Blinkist was created in 2012 right in the heart of Berlin. We’ve been selected as one of the Top 25 Startups in Germany by LinkedIn, and are amongst Berlin’s top 3 employers based on Glassdoor and Kununu ratings.

Team: iOS
Location: Berlin or Remotely
Working Hours: Full-time with flexible hours and home office opportunities
Duration: Permanent

Your Role

    • With a focus on feature development, you help us deliver a top-notch product affecting millions of users and revenue.
    • You energise a senior role in one of our mission teams where engineers, designers, QA, and product owners collaborate around different missions with the help of an agile coach.
    • You follow best practices in engineering to achieve a robust code base, e.g. through code reviews and unit tests.
    • You mentor less experienced colleagues and actively promote learning across the team while continuing to develop your skills.
Your Profile

To be successful in this role, we believe you need at least five years of experience in professional iOS development for a consumer-facing app and solid expertise in Swift. Beyond that, we want to hear from you: Why is this role a great fit for you?

What’s in it for you

At Blinkist, we’ve flipped the script and moved beyond rigid classic management hierarchies. Instead, our Blinkist Operating System fosters a unique company culture valuing self-empowerment, personal development, direct communication, transparency, and mutual support.

We offer a permanent role based in Berlin-Neukölln or remotely with perks like a yearly €1,600 personal development budget, free plant-based lunch, a gym membership, public transportation pass, and 30 days of vacation. To find out more about life at Blinkist, visit our careers site.

Please send your application by March 31st, 2020. We can't wait to hear from you!

At Blinkist, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate and support it. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.