POSITION iOS Technical Lead (For Pooling)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED April 03, 2020


ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines' leading information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging, world-class entertainment programs that are aired on free-to-air television.

The Company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for nine channels on cable TV and operates the country's largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading-cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile.

The Company has interests in content development and production, cable and satellite television services, merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, and overseas services, all of which complement and enhance ABS-CBN's strength in content production and distribution.


    iOS Technical Lead is a highly technical position where the candidate would support the architecture and design of iOS Technologies. Leads the innovation, evaluation and direct integration of different iOS solutions.
    • Responsible for development of Proof of Concept for new product ideas.
    • Evaluate and implement iOS solutions for various platforms such as mobile, Apple TV, etc.
    • Performs end-to-end Systems Integration and Functional Validation of various components.
    • Develops technical requirements and test cases for various components.
    • Conducts system testing and verification, deployment.
    • Handles operations and monitoring of the solution.
    • Ensures close collaboration with all internal and external groups to ensure proper implementation of different iOS solutions.
    • Assist in documentation of architecture/design, deployment, operations and troubleshooting.
    • Assist in functional validation of various components of the system that are either internally developed or licensed solutions from external vendors.
    • Assist in troubleshooting of any production issues.
    • Author patents to safeguard related organization’s intellectual properties.
    • Handles multiple project priorities efficiently. Perform duties in a fast-paced environment, as well as learn new skills quickly.
    • Keep abreast of standards and regulatory requirements as applicable to iOS solutions.
    • Assist in ensuring metrics are in place for proper monitoring and strategy


    • Qualified candidates are required to have completed a bachelor’s degree. Ideally possessing a Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business or another substantially similar field.
    • 5+ years of experience developing iOS native apps
    • 4+ years of experience in Objective-C
    • 3+ years of experience in Swift
    • 2+ years of experience working on a DevOps environment
    • Have developed and deployed multiple native iOS apps from scratch
    • Extensive experience with iOS Frameworks
    • Experienced in setting up Apple’s App Store Connect
    • Knowledge of Apple’s design principals and application interface guidelines
    • Knowledge of Apple’s Review Guidelines and app rejection mitigation
    • Familiarity with push notifications, APIs and cloud messaging.
    • Proficient in Git
    • Experienced in Functional Reactive Programming
    • Experienced in several external frameworks and tools
    • Familiarity with the most common project management tools
    • Familiarity with Swift UI
    • Deep familiarity with iOS multithreading & ARC
    • Experienced in iOS data persistence
    • Capable of full life cycle systems analysis and architectural design (most commonly used Design Patterns)
    • Experience in conducting and supervising code reviews
    • Experienced with Test Driven Development
    • Experience with CI/CD
    • Experienced with RESTful web services
    • Experienced with understanding and debugging using stack traces and/or crash reports
    • Ability to design and develop software with focus on maintainability, re-use, performance and scalability
    • Demonstrated experience taking action when a problem is recognized.
    • Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work proactively and effectively with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and changing environment.
    • Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills in a large team or departmental setting.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills, experience with large-scale systems and experience writing code.
    • Innate ability to provide “extraordinary service” to end clients - as client focus is critical to your success and to the program's overall success.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.