iOS Engineer


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the role
In this role, you will develop software for mobile products on the iOS Development platform. You’ll continually drive delivery and continuous product improvement. You will be joining our cross functional, platform focused mobile team at Xero. We are a tightly knit team that is passionate about what we deliver. We engage fully in our product at the research, discovery, prototyping, implementation and end of life phases. We see ourselves as the foundation that our product teams build upon.

This role can be based in Auckland, Wellington or NZ remote.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with team members to prototype, build and test high-quality apps using SwiftUI
  • Operate as part of our team to prototype, build, and uphold platform and application layer tooling to support product teams
  • Identify opportunities in current technology/architecture and recommend solutions.
  • Providing constructive input into architectural decisions for new features.
  • Providing technical guidance to other developers.
  • Staying up to date with iOS mobile development technologies, and identify and promote opportunities to make use of these technologies within the mobile team.
  • What you'll bring

  • A passion for mobile engineering and the wider mobile community.
  • Experience with mobile application design and development best practices.
  • A natural desire to share knowledge, coach, and mentor team members.
  • Experience delivering software in a modern agile environment.
  • Growth mindset and not afraid of a #Challenge
  • End-to-end experience and interest that extends beyond mobile to platform, devops and the back-end is a plus
  • Experience

  • Experience and appreciation of how Agile and modern DevOps topology principles enable software teams to deliver value to customers effectively.
  • A growth mindset and excitement about tackling the next challenge with your team.
  • A collaborative approach to delivery where you work closely with other Developers, Product Owners, and other Xero engineering enablement teams.
  • Xero Benefits:

    Medical Health Insurance
    Life Insurance
    28 days of leave
    Latest technology perks!

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. At Xero we embrace diversity and inclusion and value a #challenge mindset.

    Research has shown that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single competency or experience . If you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be just the right person for this role and Xero. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application and throughout the interview process.

    Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

    You’ve got this!