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  • Engineering
  • Kyiv, Ukraine

Senior Software Engineer (Cocoa) for New Product

  • Remote available
  • Full Time
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MacPaw is a software company, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

At MacPaw, we believe humans and technology can reach their greatest potential together. 

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. The support and development of Ukraine are significant parts of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

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For This Role

At MacPaw, we never stop at what has been accomplished and always look for new ways to improve the world. That is why we are going to launch a new product that will change people’s interaction with different apps in one space.

It's a new product, so our Senior Software Engineer will have a major impact on the growth and scope of the next big and revolutionary product for MacPaw.  We are looking for solution-focused individuals with a can-do attitude. We don't have a lot of time to roll out, so we need you quickly plunge into work.

If it sounds interesting to you, look no further — this is the right job for you.

In this role, you will:
  • Analyze (how to do?) and validate (can be done?) technical solutions for business problems/ideas/needs.
  • Suggest alternatives with reasoning about their pros and cons
  • React to issues and failures by investigating and fixing them according to Product task priorities
  • Suggest technical solutions for increasing Product stability and performance if needed
  • Contribute to the product with ideas, features, and improvements
  • Based on Product technical challenges research, assess and select relevant architectural solutions that would cover Product requirements, suggest and approve the usage with a team
  • Share all knowledge about the Product (structure, documentation, architectural details, etc.) with the engineering team aimed to maintain the team well-informed upon product/service stat
  • Participate in growing engineering culture in the company by being an active early adopter of changes in engineering processes in order to ensure the successful implementation of Company engineering strategy

Skills you’ll need to bring:
  • macOS/iOS development experience
  • Profound Swift experience
  • Profound computer science fundamental knowledge (memory management, concurrency, networking, data persistence, unit testing, profiling, system design, etc.)
  • Modular project organization knowledge (dynamic/static libraries, linking, dependency management, etc.)
  • Experience in creating extensions and frameworks
  • Experience with SwiftUI & Combine
  • Intermediate English

As a plus:
  • Core ML
  • Experience in Objective-C development for supporting legacy modules
  • Understanding SQL and ORM approach
  • Swift structured concurrency experience
  • Meta-programming (Sourcery, Swift macro)
  • Understanding of application infrastructure (how backend services work)
  • Experience with interprocess communication
  • Experience in creating system extensions, Login Items, Launch Agents, Priviledged Helpers, etc.
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What We Offer

  • ‎We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
    • We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized Macpawians and provide financial support to colleagues or their families affected by the war. Here you also can read about MacPaw Foundation, which intends to help save the lives of Ukrainian defenders and provide relief to as many civilians as possible.
  • Hybrid work model
    • Whether to work remotely or at the hub is entirely up to you. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv office, which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock. The office is supplied with UPS and Starlink for an uninterrupted work process. We also rent space in the Promprylad Coworking in Ivano-Frankivsk and reimburse the costs of renting a coworking space in any other city. If you decide to work at home, we cover the costs spent on your workspace organization: portable power stations, power banks, etc.
  • Your health always comes first
    • We guarantee life insurance starting on your first working day. Besides, we cover 100% of your medical insurance costs and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental and massages and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
  • Flexible working hours
    • You can choose a schedule that is comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
  • Space to grow both professionally and personally
    • Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Education budget, annual development reviews, free English classes, and regular lectures. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
  • Teams we are proud of
    • We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian can improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage open and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
  • Office designed for people (and pets)
    • Our office has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, lying down, and running around. A gym for recreation, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with coffee, snacks, and lunches. Sleeping/meditation rooms. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the office, and you are welcome to bring your pets to the office (we have separate floors for cats and dogs).
  • Time-off policy that covers life’s needs
    • 20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on side projects), days for personal time-off designed to help you take care of essential matters in your personal life, and parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
  • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
    • MacPaw participates in numerous humanitarian aid and charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 24 working days per year making the world a better place.

Here's how we hire

Steps may differ depending on the position, but this is our usual hiring process.

  • 01
    Introduction Call

    Introduction Call

    We’ll tell you about the role and MacPaw and ask you to tell us about your experience and aspirations.

  • 02
    Skills Assessment

    Skills Assessment

    This step may include additional interviews and/or test tasks to figure out whether your skills match the requirements for the role.

  • 03
    Final Interview

    Final Interview

    We want to learn more about you as a person and your approach to life. That’s also a great place for you to ask more about us.

  • 04
    Reference Check

    Reference Check

    We will ask you to share the contacts of up to 3 people you worked with for a quick reference check.

  • 05
    The Decision

    The Decision

    We love telling the good news and are ready to give you feedback if things don't work out.


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