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Lead iOS Developer - Oikotie

  • Application Deadline: May 22, 2022
  • Helsinki +8 more
  • Application Deadline: May 22, 2022
  • Helsinki +8 more

You? Experience in iOS development with Swift, Moya & Realm. Understanding of MVVM-C, Clean architecture & familiarity with CI/CD systems. Ability to write UI & testable code.
Role? Lead iOS Developer focusing on developing Oikotie’s native iOS app in Swift and contributing to new features’ brainstorming.
Tech stack? Swift, Realm, MVVM-C, Moya, Code signing, Cocoapods, Firebase + SwiftUI and Combine.
Location? The office is located just a few steps away from the Helsinki railway station. Our future is hybrid so you can be based anywhere in Finland! Currently, our mobile app team is spread between Helsinki and Poland!
Why us? Oikotie Apps reach 100.000 users monthly, the rating is 4.4 and the apps’ 24/h crash free rate is 99,5%! We’re in pretty good shape so you can focus on envisioning the next level. We’re lucky to work with colleagues who share the passion for their work, are friendly, caring and haven’t given out on laughter along the way. Our community embraces curiosity, teamwork, a problem-solving mindset, and continuous learning.

Sounds like your cup of tea? Check out the details below!


  • Background in iOS development with Swift, Moya & Realm.
  • Understanding of MVVM-C & Clean architecture.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD systems , we’ve for example a CD pipeline in place for AppStore uploads.

  • Sharing our interest in unit & integration testing with code coverage. Writing testable code is a key to our sustainable development.

  • Fluency in English (even on Monday mornings ;-). Our official language is English and we gather people together from multiple backgrounds (memes in Spanish, Indian cooking recipes, database parodies, and dog videos circulate on our Slack channels!).

  • As a person , you’re a curious self-starter who shares our passion to constantly develop ourselves and gets inspired by problems. Here’s a bunch of positive thinkers waiting for you to share the journey!


You work on the Oikotie native iOS app - the only real estate marketplace mobile app in Finland reaching 100.000 users on iOS & Android each month! Your time is split between leading the iOS development of the app, coaching two iOS developers in the team and hands-on programming. Architecturing the app, participating in the discovery work and finding the right way to split development work are a few of your nuts to crack.

When having your hands dirty, your focus is on keeping the app neat and creating exciting new features, and running optimization & performance analysis without forgetting publishing the result of your and team’s hard work on the AppStore! When designing new features, testability is always in your mind. Thus, you create unit and integration tests with code coverage. Furthermore, you play an active role in shaping the overall direction of the app from the very beginning of the design process. That being said, we encourage you to be creative and to experiment with new solutions with a pragmatic and committed mindset to code quality and maintainability.

Tech stack
Among the key technologies in use are Swift, Realm, MVVM-C, Moya, Code signing, Cocoapods, Firebase + SwiftUI and Combine. We encourage you to pick up other mobile development practices as well, your colleagues and raywenderlich.com are there for you!

During your first six months, we expect you to settle in our team & the community and start taking over your role. We’re about done and over with the refactoring of the Oikotie iOS app so you can focus on implementing new features together with the rest of the development team. Further down the road, approximately after 12 months, we’re eager to see you standing on your own (we’re here to have your back!). You contribute actively to brainstorming on new functionalities for the app (obviously!) and also for the Oikotie service in general. What would the most attractive real-estate and jobs marketplace be like? Hop along and let’s envision it together!

Not everything is sweet, so here’s the main opportunity to improve
You step in the very first Oikotie’s mobile developer role in Finland which means that the mobile team will be spread between two countries (Poland & Finland) for the very first time (we’re remote-savvy thanks to the virus starting with C!). Thus, there might be some surprises ahead and a ‘we’ll find a way’ mindset will surely be needed from you. On the other hand, the unknown offers an opportunity to leave your fingerprint on how our mobile team starts to form in Finland! Pretty exciting, huh?

102 members of our tech family are eagerly waiting for your arrival! You’ll be part of Oikotie’s cross-functional team that gathers together mobile & backend developers, UX designers, and business owners. Currently, your six other mobile colleagues are based in Poland and the rest of Oikotie’s tech team (not forgetting Tori’s mobile team!) are here in Finland to grab a coffee and a bun with you at our Helsinki office!

We work in a low hierarchy and our teams and cross-functional squads are self-steering and operate according to the OKRs (Objectives & Key Results). Developers are truly valued and have a lot of freedom in our community. Yevi’s, your supervisor’s, role is to help you with the (not so inspiring) administrative work and remove obstacles from your way. We trust that you know certainly better how to do your job as you’re the specialist of your own expertise area!

When getting to know us, you’ll notice quickly that we truly live and work based on our three key values: we win together when working on cross-functional teams around the OKRs , we encourage each other to be curious and actively develop ourselves for example with the help of LinkedIn Learning platform and Schibsted level training, and we are empowered to have courage to share ideas and challenge ourselves. If our way of working resonates with you, we believe that we are a dream workplace for you!

Schibsted, product company, gathering together Oikotie, Tori, & Rakentaja reaching +4M users monthly. Over 250 colleagues in Finland and 5000 in the Nordics want to steer innovation on News media, Marketplaces & Growth adventures to empower the millions of people interacting with us in their daily lives. We’re lucky to work with colleagues who share the passion for their work, are friendly and caring. Our community embraces curiosity, teamwork, a problem-solving mindset, and continuous learning. Have a sneak peek at our boogie on LinkedIn & Instagram and get to know the Schibsted Tech & Shetech Communities along with the Schibsted Talks podcast hosted by our very own colleagues.

GOT YOUR ATTENTION? Let us hear from you!
If you are looking for a workplace and the role in which you could share your knowledge and expertise, learn and grow, get inspired, be yourself, and feel good, let us hear from you! We’re eagerly waiting for you to turn yourself in by Sunday, May 22.

Our Development Manager of the Oikotie Asunnot team Yevgeniya Nättilä is here for you if you’ve any questions in mind! Yevi is best available on Thursdays 9:00-10:00 over the phone (046 810 8645) or via email at any time (yevgeniya.nattila(at)schibsted.com).

1. 45 min meeting with Yevgeniya, the hiring manager (your background & future ambitions in short, role goals & expectations)
2. 75 min chat with a few colleagues (get to know each other, diving deeper into your tech skillset)
3. 30 min chat with the Head of Engineering Juha and 30 min with the Talent Acquisition Specialist Alessia (Schibsted as an employer, company culture, values & learning and development)

In every interview, we have saved 10-15 minutes for you to interview us. So think about things you would like to know and have the courage to ask difficult questions! The hiring decision always has two sides: we make our choice, but most importantly, you are also making a big decision for your future. Hence, we want to make sure that all your questions are answered and you have all the necessary tools before taking your next career step. #LI-AP1 #jobsforukraine

Work with great people

Gözde Yigit
Product Manager
"What I love about SMF are the people, team spirit, challenging work, the sense of humor and the kindness. It warms my heart knowing that our work really makes a difference for the environment."
Samuli Paavilainen
Sales Director Jobs
"The possibility to work with such a diverse talented people creates this unique culture that inspires me every day. I would describe our culture with the words: openness, empathy and good boogie."
Sari Nieminen
Content Producer
"The best thing in Schibsted is its community and workmates. You are welcome to join any conversation and your opinion is accepted and valued."
Agustí Pellicer
iOS developer
"We are a welcoming bunch of people and everyone has been very friendly to newcomers. We even have a tech forum to share what we learn and present them to everyone who is interested."
Ruth Richman
Data Analytics Specialist
"What I enjoy most about my work is problem solving and always learning something new. It’s also really rewarding to see your work shape how the company changes and develops."

Great Place to Work

  • Lunch benefit

  • Recreational benefit

  • Heltti healthcare services

  • Extended insurances

  • Support for individual learning & development

  • Office library

  • Good Life Coffee office cafe & barista

  • HOMEsted - ergonomic home office

  • Weekly game nights

  • Devices of your choice

  • MyWeek - your own wellbeing week

  • SMF Activities - after work events

  • GoByBike - bike benefit

  • Possibility to work abroad for 30 days/year (EU)

  • Baby bonus

About the company

You might know us from our leading brands Tori, Oikotie and Rakentaja. We have a great bunch of over 250 talented professionals, who are working towards empowering people to make smart choices in their daily lives.

We like to describe ourselves as curious, kind and happy people. We invest in well-being and learning, and we put all our effort into delivering great products for a more sustainable future. We firmly believe in our company’s mission “Empowering people in their daily lives” and we live by our values: “Win together, Be curious, Have courage”. We have great professionals with various areas of expertise to work with and we highly value and nurture our diverse community.

Our culture is based on trust, working together, always learning more and challenging the status quo, in a nice and friendly atmosphere. We encourage our employees to lead a sustainable way of life both professionally and personally. All in all, we believe this is a pretty awesome place to be. But the thing is, we are just getting started! We need more smart and curious people to join our journey – so if this description of us resonates with you, please continue getting to know us more. We also want to get to know you, so if you are interested in working with us, leave your contact information with an open application.

Read more about us on our Career page.

Our valuesOur Schibsted Finland values are:

Win togetherWe are all in! We take part, share and include others. We use differences as a strength. We are kind and trust in good intentions.

Be curiousWe find new ways and we seek ways to delight our users, customers and co-workers. We move fast to learn fast, mistakes are part of growth. We are eager to always learn more.

Have courageWe aim high. We believe in ourselves and in people around us. We speak up and share our solutions. We are ready to offer and receive help.

Alessia Porazzi | Contact Person

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