iOS Software Engineer - Engineering - Sarajevo - Bosnia and Herzegovina

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iOS Software Engineer

Engineering - Sarajevo - Bosnia and Herzegovina



Now is the time to join us! 

At Virgin Pulse we value and celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.   

Who you are

Virgin Pulse is seeking a motivated, resourceful, independent, and detail-oriented iOS Developer who has an interest in working with a remote team with diverse talents, backgrounds and experiences.  You are driven by identifying opportunities for process improvements and can bring forward and execute on solutions. You are comfortable working with earlier stage products that are rapidly evolving and you naturally take pride and ownership in the quality of products your team develops and ships.


In this role you will wear many hats but your skills will be essential in the following:  

  • Experience in native iOS development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum or Kanban methodologies
  • Experience with Jira or similar work management tools
  • Flexibility to attend daily stand-up team meetings with members who are located around the world
  • Self-motivated, creative and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

What you bring to the team

In order to represent the best of what we have to offer, you come to us with a multitude of positive attributes including:

  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to communicate proactively to keep your team members informed, flag possible risks early, and make recommendations for improvement.
  • An aptitude for collaboration with other functional teams like design, product, technical implementation as well as our global engineering teams.
  • Willingness to work with your Engineering Manager to continually evolve and refine best practices relating to your role as well as to workflow of the entire team.
  • Excitement to work on a product that changes people’s lives.
  • A genuine interest in how your work fits into the bigger picture of your team’s goals and of the company’s mission.

You also take pride in offering the following Core Skills, Competencies, and Characteristics:

  • HTML, javascript and CSS
  • Experience with cross-platforms such Cordova
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Strong engineering skills and software fundamentals in developing on iOS
  • Experience meeting Apple’s design and technology guidelines.
  • Experience developing, testing, shipping and supporting a product for hundreds of thousands of users is a plus
  • Experience working in a team environment and collaborating with cross-functional group

* No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!




Our technology sets us apart

Our cloud platform is using an exciting mixture of technologies to provide millions of end users with rich experiences in native mobile and responsive browser platforms built in Angular at scale.  These highly scalable, reliable applications are supported by a suite of services built on APIs and real-time processors leveraging Spring Framework technologies.  Our platforms consume billions of activities, in various forms, which drive our analytics and machine learning platforms.  We leverage backend systems, with AWS at their core, which support a diverse set of workloads including Aurora RDS, ElastiCache, SNS/SQS, Kafka, EC2/ECS/EKS, S3, CloudFront, and Personalize.  We manage these services with infrastructure as code technologies to ensure consistency and reliability.


Continuous Integration and Deployment is part of our DNA.  We structure our applications as microservices and manage each deployment pipeline using containers, GitLab, and Harness.  We strive for layered approach to unit, integration, functional tests to allow for lower risk releases at rates 100s of times per day to multiple environments.


You’ll be working on a platform that serves:

  • Several million users with nearly 50% use daily
  • 75 billion API calls and transactions a year spread across 35 services
  • An engaging native mobile platform driving 85% of user traffic
  • Hundreds of terabytes of data spread across multiple transactional and analytical stores

Engineers at Virgin Pulse work in small autonomous teams of technical leads, product owners, project managers, designers, and engineers collaborating with each other, across teams, to deliver unique solutions and products to the portfolio.  As part of our team, you bring to the table your technical and leadership skills to help us build the latest technology in health and wellness platforms.

Security Competencies:

Work to ensure system and data security is maintained at a high standard, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Virgin Pulse application is not compromised. Ensure industry best practice coding standards are adhered to ensure all code developed at Virgin Pulse is free from bugs and security vulnerabilities, such as those defined and published by OWASP.


Why work at Virgin Pulse?  

We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive culture and cutting-edge technology and services. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. To that end, we make a particular effort to recruit candidates from minoritized backgrounds to apply for open positions. 

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