Middle Software Engineer (macOS) for Setapp

  • Ukraine
  • Full Time


MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that technology and humans can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

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

We’re looking for hardworking engineers to make sure every one of those experiences is magical. Join us to work on some of the most exciting challenges in tech.

Focus on setting technical direction as well as taking responsibility for technically robust solutions encompassing all business, architecture, and technology constraints.

Combined with this technical knowledge, we’re looking for someone who can take direction and run with it, complete feature development with quality, on schedule, and according to specification.

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
  • Decompose and estimate validated technical solutions for business problems/ideas/needs into technical tasks
  • Contribute to the product/service with ideas, features, and improvements
  • Suggest architectural solutions and/or development tools to implement a technical task
  • Implement technical solutions to cover all acceptance criteria and other team agreements (e.g tech documentation, tests, etc.)
  • React on issues and failures by investigating and fixing them according to project tasks priorities
  • Suggest technical solutions for increasing product/service stability and performance if needed
  • Communicate with the team and PM to clarify implementation details, edge cases, specify input or missing data and possible use-cases/flows

Skills you’ll need to bring:

  • Obj-C and Swift - 1,5+ years experience
  • Understanding of macOS/iOS system structure
  • Solid knowledge of Swift, UI development
  • Solid understanding of Concurrency in Cocoa
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns and common architectures

As A Plus:

  • Experience with XPC and multithreading techniques
  • Experience with development for iOS

What we offer:

  • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
    We maintain workplaces and salaries for the mobilized employees and provide financial support to employees or their families affected by the war. You can read more about it here.
  • Hybrid work model
    It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, our Kyiv headquarters (HQ), which works as a coworking space, is open around the clock, following all health and safety measures. We’re also renting space in the Promprylad Coworking in Ivano-Frankivsk and reimburse the costs related to renting a coworking space in another city.
  • Your health always comes first
    We guarantee Covid-19 insurance starting on your first working day. After you complete your trial period, we cover 100% of the medical insurance cost for you and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental, massages, and offer a 50% refund for psychotherapy.
  • Flexible working hours
    You can choose working hours comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/clock out because MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
  • Office designed for people (and pets)
    Our office has it all. A spacious workplace with enough room for sitting up, laying down, and running around. A gym for recreation fitness and yoga. Cozy kitchens with breakfasts, coffee, and snacks. 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).
  • Space to grow both professionally and personally
    Whatever your dreams and aspirations are, we got you. Generous education budget, annual development reviews, free English and public speaking classes, and regular tech talks. We also offer personal coaching with organizational coaches.
  • Teams we are proud of
    We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within teams. Every Macpawian is able to improve processes and implement their ideas. We encourage honest and constructive feedback and provide training for Macpawians on giving and receiving feedback.
  • Time-off policy that actually covers life’s needs
    20 vacation days, unlimited paid sick leaves, xDays (2 days a month to work on what you are passionate about and it’s not a MacPaw Core Business), personal time day-offs designed to help you take care of important matters in your personal life, parental leaves. On top of all that, sabbaticals are open after 5 years of being with MacPaw.
  • Cafe and fresh daily lunches
    There are plenty of yummy options for everybody. But... You *have* to try our ricotta cakes. Seriously. They’re unbelievable.
  • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
    MacPaw participates in numerous charity projects across many fields, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to 3 working days per year making the world a better place.

Meet a fellow MacPawian

Sergiy Buchnev
Q: The most challenging part of being a developer is...
A: To find proper names for classes and properties.

Sergiy Buchnev

Software Engineer

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