At Surge your work will be largely self managed within common goals agreed by your team and peers, working as part of the iOS team to create industry leading mobile apps as part of larger-scale business solutions.

We’re looking for someone who likes to keep up with the latest advancements in the Apple ecosystem, including both hardware and software. You should have one ear to the ground in relation to libraries, frameworks and other services that could aid your working process.

Must Haves

  • Latest Swift knowledge
  • Experience with core Cocoa-Touch system libraries
  • Experience working with Restful APIs
  • A working knowledge of Git version control & GitFlow
  • Experience working in a team
  • Experience using third-party dependencies through packages such as Cocoapods or Swift Package Manager

Should Haves

  • Experience working under Agile software development methodologies
  • Knowledge of Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines
  • Knowledge of Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines
  • Experience generating tasks and estimates from a client proposal
  • Enthusiasm for teaching others and sharing knowledge
  • Experience partaking in Code Reviews from both sides
  • Ability to manage yourself in terms of keeping task lists up to date and tracking time against tasks

Could Haves

  • Objective-C knowledge
  • iOS testing knowledge
  • Apps on the App Store
  • Open source projects
  • Experience with Jira, Fastlane and TestFlight


  • Competitive salary depending on experience
  • Guaranteed yearly salary increases in-line with inflation
  • Personal tech budget to help you get setup how you want
  • Ample learning resources budget to help you continue to grow
  • Modern city centre office with fully equipped kitchen ☕️
  • Frequent company socials, both in and out of the pub!
  • Flexible remote working policy

Company Offerings

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Up to 3% matched Pension contributions
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