iOS Lead Engineer


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/22/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 424 9th Street, San Francisco, CA

About Skycatch

Skycatch is the leading industrial data collection and analytics company, focused on indexing and extracting critical information from the physical world. We use a combination of hardware, software, and artificial intelligence to deliver high precision data at unprecedented speed and ease of use. Built for enterprise, our turnkey solutions are deployed across global project sites with the world's largest construction, mining, and energy companies.

Job Description

We are looking for an iOS Lead who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.

Skycatch is building an entirely new industry with drones, so you need to love exploring the unknown and cutting a new trail. Sound like the time of your life? Come create the future with us at Skycatch.

What you'll do:

  • Design and build advanced applications for the iOS platform

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features

  • Lead architecture and development work

  • Mentor other developers

  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability

  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance

  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject

  • Have published one or more iOS apps in the App Store

  • Experience leading and mentoring teams

  • Proficient in Swift, deep familiarity with Cocoa Touch

  • Experience working with iOS frameworks such as Core Animation and Core Location

  • Experience with third-party libraries and REST-ful APIs

  • Proficient using GitHub for branching, code reviews, pull requests, and release versioning

  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies

  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • + for cross-platform app experience

  • + for testing and automation experience


More about Skycatch:


Skycatch ( is a platform for capturing data using small autonomous aerial robots.  Our product is built for enterprise with safety, strength, and reliability in mind. It can cover large geographic areas, be equipped with different sensors depending on the customer’s needs, and operate in challenging weather conditions.  Our proprietary battery-swapping and autonomous landing technology gives our aerial robots the ability to scale and operate without human involvement.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.