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IOS Developer Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

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Example of IOS Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  • Design, develop, and maintain iOS applications.
  •  Write clean, efficient code in Swift or Objective-C.
  •  Collaborate with teams to define and ship new features.
  • Ensure application performance and quality.
  •  Identify and fix bugs.
  •  Stay updated with iOS development trends.
  •  Participate in code reviews and provide feedback.
  •  Work closely with product managers and designers.
  •  Follow Agile methodologies.
  •  Document code and application functionality.
  •  Collaborate with QA team for testing.
  •  Support and mentor junior developers.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  •  Proficiency in Swift and/or Objective-C.
  • Strong understanding of iOS SDK and UIKit.
  •  Experience with Xcode and Git.
  •  Knowledge of RESTful APIs.
  •  Ability to write clean, efficient code.
  • Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  •  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  •  2-3 years of iOS development experience.
  •  Familiarity with SwiftUI and Combine frameworks is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities.

Nice to Have:

  •  Experience with cross-platform development.
  •  Knowledge of UI/UX design principles.
  •  Understanding of cloud services.
  •  Participation in open-source projects.
  •  Additional certifications in iOS development.
  •  Familiarity with automated testing frameworks.
  •  Agile methodology experience.
  •  Strong portfolio of published iOS applications
  •  Previous collaborative team experience.
  •  Excellent problem-solving skills.
  •  Continuous learning mindset.


  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.

If you are looking for roles that are more oriented towards Product positions, you can check the Job Descriptions for more information.

If you would like to view 2024 salaries for other Product positions, check our Web Development Salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.