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MacOS Engineer (Hybrid)

Porto, Portugal

About Us: 

Nitro is a global document productivity company accelerating digital transformation in a world that demands the ability to work from anywhere, anytime, on any device. As a global player in the eSign and workflow productivity market, Nitro enables organisations to drive better business outcomes through 100% digital document processes and fast, efficient workflows. The Nitro Productivity Platform offers comprehensive SaaS business solutions, including highly secure eSigning and e-ID, powerful PDF productivity and industry-leading analytics, all supported by a superior customer success team. Nitro has over 3 million licensed users and 13,000+ Business Customers in more than 150 countries, including over 68% of the Fortune 500 and three of the Fortune 10. Nitro is headquartered in San Francisco with nine global hubs.  

Why Nitro Engineering: 

Engineering is a critical function at Nitro, developing the products and services at the heart and soul of our business today, and helping us realize our vision of smarter documents in the future. We have an incredibly talented and diverse Engineering team that cares, with a strong culture that believes in building the right things and building them the right way.  

The Role: 

We are seeking a macOS Developer to help design, develop and deliver our desktop and mobile product. As an Apple Developer, you will take a role in designing, developing, and maintaining our MacOS and iOS applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions and contribute to the overall success of our products. 

 A taste of our philosophy: 

  • We believe that engineering should be fun 
  • The best products demand the best platforms, and that is exactly what we build 
  • We are passionate about instrumentation, continuous improvement and operational excellence 
  • We are committed to building systems and services that just work, without heroics 
  • We not only believe in your personal and professional growth, we expect it 

 What you'll be doing: 

  • Working closely with a tightly knit engineering organization to design, deliver, and improve technical solutions that delight our customers 
  • Use Test Driven Development (TDD) methodologies to write clean, efficient, and testable code. 
  • Develop and implement automated unit and integration tests to validate software functionality, performance, and robustness.
  • Solving problems relating to mission critical services for build, test and delivery automation
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and advancements in iOS and MacOS application development, and share knowledge with the team.
  • Work with and refactor legacy code, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing modern coding practices.
  • Use Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices during the development process, ensuring frequent and reliable software releases.
  • Influencing, implementing and discussing new designs, architectures, standards and best practices for large-scale distributed systems 

 What we're looking for: 

  • 3 to 5 years experience working on MacOS development 
  • Hands on experience developing with Swift. 
  • Ability to read and write Objective-C. 
  • Experience with AppKit, Foundation and other common frameworks. 
  • Understanding of the apple development life cycle, including how apps are released to the App Store. 
  • Understanding of Apple’s design principles and interface guidelines. 
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD), unit testing, and familiarity with test automation frameworks. 
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices and tools. 
  • Excellent communication and the ability to collaborate effectively within a team environment. 
  • Proficiency in agile software development methodologies (we use Kanban). 
  • Experience with iOS Development is a plus. 
  • Familiarity with modern C++ or other programming languages is a plus. 

How We Work:

We aim to create an environment where talented individuals are empowered to excel. How we collaborate, innovate, and engage with one another is important to us. Our work is driven by 5 key principles:

  • One team, One mission
    Our collective dedication to Nitro's mission defines us. Together, we are building an environment where everyone feels like a valued part of something bigger than themselves.
  • Own it
    We take full ownership of our actions and decisions. We empower one another to lead with confidence, creativity, and a solutions-focused mindset.
  • Accountable to our customers
    We are dedicated to our customers and take our commitments seriously. We do what we say we are going to do.
  • Excellence in execution
    Driven by passion and precision, ​we exemplify excellence in our delivery with innovative, top-quality results.
  • Be bold, fail fast, learn faster
    We learn as we grow, dare to try, ​and bravely question. We are not chasing perfection but forever iterating towards it.

These guiding values shape our approach to work, fostering a culture where everyone is inspired to contribute their best.

Why Nitro?   
 Along with our regular benefits and programs (including health, dental, vision, and retirement as standard), we are also very proud to offer a few additional initiatives to future Nitronauts: 
Flex Time Off 
Work-life balance is important at Nitro, and we understand that there are events that we cannot plan for. We are proud to offer Flex Time Off to be used for holidays, spending days with your family, or appointments. 
Hybrid Work  
Our team values the hybrid work model for its flexibility, combining in-person collaboration at our global offices in Toronto, Dublin, Antwerp, Porto, and Melbourne with the convenience of working from home and fostering connections by gathering team members from different locations during offsite events.
Families @ Nitro 
We have the opportunity and responsibility to ensure the well-being of our employees, which includes offering support when and where it matters most. From generous leave to fertility benefits, Nitro supports team members who may be on or considering a path to parenthood, whatever that looks like. 

Company-Wide Recharge Week

We understand the importance of taking time off, which is why we have a Recharge Week every January. It's a time when everyone takes a break together, making it easier for all of us to relax and refresh for the year ahead.