Senior Developer

Senior Native iOS Developer
 
We are looking for an experienced Senior Native iOS developer, with a passion for pushing digital technologies to the limits, to help us launch the next generation of best-in-class mobile apps to the millions of guests of our Butlin’s, Haven and Warner brands.  


It’s not often that you get to join a newly created team that has clearly defined goals, users eagerly awaiting your product, and the chance to deliver challenging functionality across geolocation, gaming, food and drink ordering, tickets, queuing, and many physical world interactions such as door unlocking.   
  
Directly impacting what we build, and how we build it, this exciting opportunity will see you become a crucial player in an autonomous product squad, alongside architects, engineers and experience designers. Your goal will be to build innovative, user friendly iOS apps that work seamlessly with every user interaction.  
 
From finding and booking the perfect break to experiencing the multitude of activities and restaurants on offer, the products you build will reach the hands of hundreds of thousands of people every week, and over 4 million annually.  


 
Your responsibilities 
•Build and maintain advanced mobile apps for Butlin’s, Haven and Warner guests  
•Leaning on the skills of your app team and other teams in the brands, you will help  to define, design, and ship new features inline with customer needs 
•Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general  reliability 
•Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize  development efficiency 
•Work with outside data sources and APIs 
 
Skills and experience 
•You will be a seasoned developer with particular expertise building and shipping  advanced native applications for the iOS platform  
•You have a full spectrum of experience from front-end coding and unit-testing, to  back end integrations and APIs, publishing and distribution 
•You have a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience 
•You understand the importance of innovation and staying ahead of the curve, and  maintain a backlog of knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures,  trends, and emerging technologies 
•You are comfortable working with remote data via REST and JSON and experienced  working with third-party libraries and APIs 
•You have built many of the core features that power our customer journeys.


 For example:  
oHoliday search (fast and dynamic with advanced filtering, indexing)  
oBooking (ecommerce, save basket, shortlisting, sharing)  
oActivities (booking and scheduling, calendar reminders, recommendations)  
oRestaurants (booking, ordering, interactive menus, on-park delivery)  
oSecure payments (Paypal, Apply Pay, Google Pay, Stripe, Direct Debit, Pre-pay virtual  wallets)  
oMaps (interactive apps, location based personalisation and push notifications)  
oSign up and sign in functionality (any device, any brand, SSO)  
oAccount functionality (Past and current bookings, invoices, eSign)  
oCustomer support (live chat, online and on-park issue reporting)  
oRatings and reviews (linked to guests to power recommendations, loyalty and referral  schemes) 
•You ideally have experience with other app development approaches, such as Cross- Platform Development (REACT) and Android app development and toolkits.  
 
About Bourne 


From our beautiful Warner hotels, to our amazing Haven parks and the national treasure that is Butlin’s, we’re the warm-hearted home of some of the UK’s most-loved brands.  
In 60 holiday destinations across the UK you’ll find our team working together to achieve our mission; to give every one of our five million guests a great time with memories that last a lifetime.

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Location

Bourne Leisure Head Office

Address

1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR

Division

Bourne Support

Employment Status

Full-time

Employment Type

Permanent

Effective Date

11 October 2019

Expiration Date

8 November 2019