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iOS Software Engineer

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PressReader is a rapidly growing technology company that partners with the world’s leading publishers to deliver content to millions of users in over 160 countries. Our progressive approach to digital distribution has allowed publishers such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and Vogue to find new audiences through business partnerships, including airlines, hotels, cruise ships, libraries, and thousands of other companies worldwide.

Our technology also powers Branded Editions (BE) - a white-label solution that enables publishers to deliver their digital content in interactive ways. BE allows them to build a customizable platform that supports a wide range of revenue opportunities.

We have a full-time opportunity for an iOS Software Engineer to join our R&D team.

As part of the R&D team, you will work on an award-winning digital platform, and work across various stages of the software development cycle in a wide range of development projects. You will help shape the culture and success of our R&D department.

In this role, you will:

  • Design and build core logic and UI elements for PressReader app
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance
  • Evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency of R&D department

You are a great fit if you have:

  • 3-5 years of real iOS apps in App Store
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Apple’s Development certificate and provisioning profile management
  • iTunes Connect and Test Flight App Management and Submission

 Here are our specific technical requirements:

  • Coding
    • Objective-C with and without ARC, Swift
    • Complex Xcode solutions and projects including use of static libraries and loadable modules, advanced project properties and localizable resources, use of bundles
    • iOS UI dev components: Navigation, Alert and Popups, Table, Collection and Stack Views, Split views
    • Advanced UI technics: Auto Layout, Size classes, customizing look and feel of standard UI elements like navigation and status bar, toolbar buttons
    • Networking components: NSURLSession and AFNetworking, JSON an XML serialisation
    • Basic knowledge of HTML and JavaScript
    • Difference between iOS 8 vs iOS 9 vs iOS 10 SDKs
  • App management
    • Apple’s Development certificate and provisioning profile management
    • iTunes Connect and Test Flight App Management and Submission
  • Development management process
    • Git and Git Flow
    • Agile development process

 Bonus points if you:

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
  • Have a strong interest in the technology sector

This role is a full-time position based in our Richmond, BC office. Working from home is available during the Covid pandemic.

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

PressReader offers a compensation package which includes extended health care, dental, vision and accidental death insurance paid by the company; paid vacation, sick and bereavement days; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; subsidized fitness membership and more, along with a chance to be working with amazing people.

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role at

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate. We can’t wait to meet you!

About PressReader

PressReader is on a mission to improve the way people discover stories that matter. That’s why we’ve partnered with thousands of global publishers to bring readers on-demand access to premium content. Our award-winning platform is home to over 7,000 leading newspapers and magazines from more than 120 countries. Using their phone or tablet, readers can browse content online or download entire issues using the PressReader app. With new titles uploaded as soon as they’re available from publishers, our readers stay connected to the stories they care about, and discover new favorites. They can subscribe for unlimited access, or get the full experience sponsored by one of our business partners. Our partners are all over the globe— in the air, on the water, and in the hearts of international cities. We work with major airlines, hotels, maritime vessels and libraries to elevate their customer journey. As soon as readers check-in, come onboard, or step through our partner’s doors, they get complimentary access to PressReader. It’s a personalized touch that builds loyalty and turns customers into advocates. We care about our employees. And we recognize that our swift expansion wouldn’t be possible without their talent. That’s why we continually invest in them— from our dynamic work environment to constant opportunities for growth. With offices in Metro Vancouver, Dublin and Manila, we’ve built a network that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Interested in working with us? Check out our current openings at We know there’s a strong, sustainable future for people who publish high-quality publications. And we want to be a part of it. Want to find out more? Check out



Company Size

51-200 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-18

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