Senior Software Developer in iOS Mobile Development 高级软件开发工程师 - iOS 移动应用

Hotstar, Beijing

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Duration: Full-Time

We're looking for a senior software developer in iOS mobile development who has rich experience and good understanding of iOS platform, and excited to design and implement fancy features for our iOS application. As a software developer you’ll be responsible for implementing all kinds of features and improving user experience of our application. If you’re excited about working on some really cool functionalities which will be used by people across the world, this is likely the team for you.

Here are a few of the things that you’ll do:
● Architect, design, and implement various features for our iOS application.
● Work across UI, service layers, and backend technologies to create server-driven native client solutions.
● Shine with engineering excellence by developing test infrastructures, writing documentation. ensuring high performance, and following an agile development methodology.
● Write entirely new code and maintain and update existing code.
● Research on new frameworks for improving the architecture of iOS application.
● Guide and help junior engineers.


  • Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals.
  • Experienced in developing iOS applications, familiar with the important components of iOS application and their operating mechanisms, with a preference for experience with shipping applications on App Store.
  • Broad cross-disciplinary development experience, including experience with test-driven development.
  • In-depth knowledge of data-driven application architecture. Experienced in key framework and technology selection for at least one project.
  • Great communication and collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic.
  • Experience with the following technologies and applications is a plus but not required: RxSwift, MVVM framework, Reactive Native or Flutter.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in both Chinese and English.

Reasons to be Excited

  • We're a small unique team that has strong experience building and innovating in video at places like Hotstar, Hulu, Google, Amazon and Facebook.
  • We have an unusually dedicated team whose passion and focus is in media and technology.
  • The team works on a variety of platforms, services and devices tackling interesting engineering, product and design challenges.
  • We're located nearby Tsinghua Science Park, the heart of China’s Silicon Valley with all of its great food, just a few minutes walk to Wudaokou or Zhongguancun Subway Station and easy access to the North 4th Ring Road, G6 and G7.


  • 与PM、UI配合,编写高质量的代码,完成移动产品的研发。
  • 配合QA测试,编写技术文档
  • 负责研究各种框架或新技术,持续改进现有App架构,以适应业务的发展
  • 负责用户体验优化,疑难问题的定位解决
  • 具备指导并带领初级工程师共同完成研发任务的能力


  • 计算机基础扎实
  • 掌握iOS平台的相关知识,熟练使用Swift进行开发,熟悉iOS App开发及发布流程
  • 3年以上iOS开发经验,有成功上架应用经验者优先
  • 熟悉客户端开发常见架构,具备架构设计能力,至少主导过一个应用的技术框架搭建或者关键技术选型
  • 熟悉大前端技术融合,对Reactive Native、Flutter有深入研究或者实践经验者优先
  • 有视频直播、播放器优化等开发经验者优先
  • 有强烈的责任心和团队精神,心态积极,善于合作
  • 优秀的中英文书面和口语交流能力。
  • 学历:计算机科学、软件工程、电子工程等相关专业硕士优先
We're big believers in trusting the team to debate and select the right tools for the job. This belief leads to a development team that is excited by and comfortable with building in a variety of languages, frameworks and platforms. Here's a short list of some of the current technology and tools we use to fuel the team.
● Platforms: AWS, Docker, Kubernetes
● Clients: iOS, Android, FireTV, AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast
● Languages: ES6, Python, Objective-C, Swift, Java, Scala, Kotlin, Go, Erlang
● Frameworks: Node.js, Angular, React, React Native, gRPC, Spring, Spark, Tensorflow, Hystrix, Consul, Flink, Kafka, ElasticSearch
● Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, DynamoDB, HBase, influxdb, Prometheus, Aerospike
● Tools: GitLab, GoCD, Airflow, Ansible, Terraform, Jenkins, Slack, Google Apps

We believe in owning and building our core services and technologies. With that, we recognize that we must be armed with a team that includes both full stack and specialized developers. Here’s a few of the experiences we’re looking for on our dev team:
● Full stack responsive web development.
● Device platforms and hybrid applications development.
● Architect and implement services handling thousands of requests per second.
● Design and implement software to automate, scale and streamline dev operations.
● Contribute back to the open source community in meaningful ways.

About Hotstar

About us Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services in the world. Our sophisticated video streaming technology and attention to detail on user experience across multiple devices makes us the top video destination for TV Shows, Movies, and LIVE Sports. With 85,000 hours of content in 8 languages, 100 Million downloads in a year, and a rapidly exploding watch time, our mission is to revolutionize Internet entertainment and become the largest personalized television service in the world.

Want to learn more about Hotstar? Visit Hotstar's website.