Senior Software Engineer – iOS Mobile

Location Manchester
Discipline: Retail Banking
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Zoe Taylor

Contact email:
Job ref: 025942
Published: 22 days ago

Senior Software Engineer – iOS Mobile 


Salary: Up to £58,000 


The Co-operative Bank has been rooted in distinctive co-operative values and ethics, underpinning how we run our business and providing customers with a real ethical banking alternative. With a desire to challenge the status quo, and with community in our DNA, we remain committed to our co-operative heritage and values in all that we do. Our unique customer-led Ethical Policy, has made us a natural leader in environmental and social issues today, resulting in the bank being rated as the UK’s best Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rated high street bank by leading ESG ratings agency Sustainalytics.


About the role:  

We are looking for a strong mobile software engineer that can help drive our technology choices and direction. We want an enthusiastic Agile advocate with a passion for learning who is equally happy hands-on with code or mentoring junior team members.


As a Mobile Software Engineer at the Co-operative Bank, you will be working within our Digital scrum teams with a responsibility for innovation and building our mobile apps, on-line banking services and our websites.

You will be building industry leading mobile apps that provides our customers with the services they need from the palm of their hand. With a consistent customer focus, you will help evolve our mobile apps to meet customer’s needs and adapt to industry changes.


We are on an exciting journey to become the best ethical, digital bank in the UK and you could be part of the team that makes that happen!


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Maintenance and ongoing development of our native iOS mobile app
  • Looking after the architecture of the iOS app
  • Working with the team to improve code quality and maintainability
  • Collaborating on design and UX to deliver best in class experiences for customers
  • Participating in briefing sessions, contributing to writing technical specifications and estimates
  • Contributing to the ongoing improvements and refinements of our working practices including new technologies and delivery methodologies
  • Contribute to sprint demos, retrospectives and planning meetings. Communicate your technical approach at an appropriate level, for mixed audiences

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required: 

  • Experienced iOS mobile application developer
  • Strong experience with Swift (including UIKit and SwiftUI)
  • Experience mentoring and developing junior colleagues
  • Experience with other platforms and languages is most welcome
  • Confident knowledge about industry best practice
  • Understanding of OOP/POP principles, SOLID, clean code, design patterns and iOS
  • Experience writing tests, testable code and working with test frameworks
  • An appreciation of security in the context of mobile apps
  • Experienced in software development life cycle releases
  • Skills in managing multiple projects at once and adapting to changing priorities

What You Can Expect From Us: 

  • 27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days
  • Agile working including opportunity to work from home
  • Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance
  • 2 paid days for volunteering per year
  • Positive working environment in contemporary offices centrally located in Manchester
  • Strong career path within Financial Services
  • Family friendly policies and supportive working environment
  • Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success
  • Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank.

Our Bank is committed to continuing to create a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment where all colleagues can fulfil their potential. We welcome applications from talented individuals from all backgrounds and lifestyles who can work with us in maintaining a culture of belonging, where people are valued and respected.

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As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.