Full-Time Job: iOS Senior Engineer, Chicago, IL (Orbitz)


Job Title: iOS Engineer

Job location: Chicago, IL

Employer: Orbitz

Employment Type: Full-Time Job

Job Description

The award-winning Orbitz Worldwide native mobile application team is looking for a Senior iOS engineer capable of leading the development of innovative experiences for our travel customers. We expect you to be a leader and teach us new things. Do you check your app’s star rating and read customer reviews daily? If so, read on…

We value action over intention. We are all about smart people moving at an informed and accelerated pace. You’ll spend most your time with your first love (coding) and the rest of your time working with our nimble team and contributing to the creation and development of brag-worthy mobile travel products. We are seeking a smart, motivated and outgoing iOS engineer with a grasp of the technologies in use on mobile devices today. A working affiliation with devices, operating systems, development frameworks, and browsers is a huge plus.

Our team has defined an agile process that works for us. We have short, daily stand-ups each morning, end of sprint demos every other week to show off our progress, retrospectives to continuously improve our process and highly collaborative, weekly sessions to envision and define the next generation of mobile travel products. We define this process and we are constantly evaluating it to make the team productive and fun. Above all, we are a team that cares deeply about the final product.

iOS Engineer | Responsibilities:

  • Assist in architecting and implementing our mobile API
  • Comfortable working in Agile development process
  • Implementation in Java and Ruby (backend) is a plus
  • Develop Objective C code for iOS
  • Debug, build test performance and quality control

iOS Engineer | Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field with 5+ years of development experience or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field with 3+ years of development experience
  • 2 years development experience with operational databases, JDBC, Oracle, PL/SQL
  • Proficient with database scripting; including PL/SQL
  • Experience with data mining and cleansing techniques
  • 2+ years development experience with enterprise level applications handling high performance, high volume, and high availability web applications such as retail websites, customer relations applications, or financial applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, excellent analytical skills, flexibility, ability to plan and organize, responsiveness, creativity
  • Ability to handle aggressive timelines and a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • 5 years experience in a rapid development environment with multiple dependencies
  • Independence in completing tasks and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Must work well in a collaborative, team environment and independently
  • Familiarity and comfort with Open Source code and applications
  • Experience in the travel & leisure industry is a plus


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