iOS Developer (Remote) - GCN / Global Cycling Network
Bath
My colleagues in the Digital Team at Play Sport Group are some of the most talented and knowledgeable people I have ever met, so working with them every day is an education. It doesn't matter how much experience or knowledge you think you have, there's always something to learn from such talented people.
Rob P
iOS Developer
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iOS Developer (Remote) - GCN / Global Cycling Network
Bath
Permanent
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As an iOS Developer at PlaySports Network, you’ll be part of a diverse and expanding Digital team helping to deliver the ultimate destination for cycling. The GCN app is loved worldwide by our cycling fanbase, and you’ll work closely with Android, Web and Backend teams to maintain, evolve and develop new and engaging features.

You will help enrich and develop the iOS team by promoting clean coding practices and testing, whilst embracing change alongside challenging the status-quo.

You will have access to online training courses in a wide variety of topics to help you keep developing professionally, as well as be able to attend conferences to keep your skills up to date.
 





The Role:

  • Develop and maintain iOS codebases
  • Focus on clean, testable and reusable code
  • Maintain high code standards whilst working efficiently
  • Communicate clearly with team members
  • Collaborate and engage with the wider Digital team
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
  • Evidence of developing iOS apps
  • Evidence of applied testing knowledge
  • Knowledge of SOLID principles and other software best practices
  • Experience with working with Swift
  • Experience with working with Apple frameworks, UIKit, Foundation, AVFoundation
  • Experience using version control systems, such as Git
  • Demonstrable unit testing skills
  • Degree/Masters in Computer Science or equivalent OR specialist knowledge gained by experience in the software industry

Our Benefits:
  • Working with a world-class team to develop cutting-edge products and breaking new ground in the cycling industry online  
  • Personal development time
  • The opportunity to develop your skillset by working alongside some of the best people in the industry (including a CTO from Google), to solve hard problems in a fast-growing department and business
  • Be part of a collaborative team with a strong emphasis on pair programming
  • A sociable work environment with lots of responsibility and autonomy
  • A real focus on a healthy work-life balance with working-from-home opportunities and flexible working hours
  • 5 weeks holiday, plus bank holidays & Christmas week shutdown
  • Enhanced sick pay & Pension Plan
  • Modern offices with air-con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines (when covid allows)
  • Company bike rides each summer during office hours
  • Christmas Party
  • Free lunch every month before payday
  • Free birthday pizza lunch out
  • Welcome gifts: GCN/GMBN cycling and casual wear
  • Up to 50% discount in the GCN, GMBN and GTN shops

To understand more about the products that our Digital Team work on, we recommend that you download the GCN App, available on iOS and Android. 

We also recommend that you also take a look at our eCommerce stores, GCN, GMBN, GTN, and EMBN

To read more about careers at Play Sports Network, please click here.