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Lead iOS Engineer (Korea)



Software Engineering
Seoul, South Korea
Posted on Monday, August 28, 2023

We want to make work and study more efficient and enjoyable, by providing the best digital paper solution possible. We plan to be the go-to tool for all forms of notes. Our digital paper and learning ecosystem inspires anyone to take notes, share what they know, collaborate with others, and learn as a community

Our Values:

Dream big
—Be visionary, strategic, and open to innovation

Build great things
—Work in service of our users, always improving and pushing higher

Take ownership
—Take responsibility with bold decision-making and bias for action

Win like a sports team
—Be trusting and collaborative while empowering others

Learn and grow fast
—Never stop learning and iterate fast

Share our passion
—Share ideas and practice enthusiasm and joy

About the team:

You’ll join the Education Platform team, currently working on making learning with GoodNotes more efficient and enjoyable by adding science-backed learning methods to GoodNotes. This cross-functional team is distributed across Europe and Asia and works collaboratively on end-to-end product development.

About the job:

This is a new position driving greenfield initiatives specific to Korea with the potential to be replicated across the world and scale the team. This will start as a 1-year contract with a potential for conversion to permanent. The contract is open to either independent contractors or fixed-term employment.

This is the role for you, if you’re excited to work on the things listed below:

  • Lead the development of new proof of concepts for edTech in partnership with major industry players
  • Build and own the entire lifecycle of new user-facing features, leveraging technologies unique to the latest frameworks and AI technology
  • Lead projects involving cross-functional teams and external partners focused on delivering the best features for our millions of users
  • Continuously improve the development practices through research, automation, documentation and testing

The skills you will need to be successful in the above:

  • Expertise in Swift programming and experience with SwiftUI
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and storytelling skills in both Korean and English
  • Ability to lead new projects with a high degree of autonomy and ownership
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • A strong desire for self-improvement through side projects and sharing showing a love of software craftsmanship
  • Shipped one or more non-trivial iOS apps on respective app stores
  • Big plus if you have experience cross-compiling codebase on different mobile platforms

The interview process:

  • An introductory call with someone from our talent acquisition team. They want to hear more about your background, what you are looking for, and why you’d like to join Goodnotes
  • A 2 hours technical interview call with one of our engineers covering low level questions and some short practical exercise. This is where you get to see what it would be like working at Goodnotes as well as the chance to ask any engineering questions you may have
  • A call with your hiring manager. This is the person who will be managing you day to day, working on your growth and development with you as well as support you throughout your career at Goodnotes
  • Values interview with another member of the leadership.

What’s in it for you:

  • This is a 6-month, renewable, contract role, with same benefits as our permanent employees
  • Budget for things like noise cancelling headphones, setting up your home office, personal development, professional training, and health & wellness
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Medical insurance for you and your dependents