Mobile Engineer

Job description

🚀 Who are we?

At Grip, we’re passionate about bringing professionals together to move markets forward faster. Our leading Market Engagement Platform for Event Organisers enables our clients to create Virtual, Hybrid, and Live event experiences in a single solution. Making it easier for event participants to connect, engage and do business.

Grip works with 12 out of 20 of the largest Event Organisers globally and is known for its leading AI-powered matchmaking engine, used to establish millions of valuable connections at thousands of events. As a multi-award-winning global leader in AI-powered tech, we pride ourselves on being real innovators in the event tech space.

Grip recently completed a $13M Series A funding round led by Kennet Partners, a well-known London-based VC Fund. Other investors at Grip include leading entrepreneurs Brent Hoberman (CEO and Founder at,, Founders Factory), Arnaud Massenet (Co-Founder at Net-a-Porter), and Jeremy Roche (FinancialForce, Unit4).

Job requirements

🚀 Core Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our Product and Business to design, build and ship new features from scratch on native apps for mobile devices.

  • Develop testable code and features with test automation in mind

  • Evaluate and improve the performance, durability and security of applications in production.

  • You have a product mindset: you care about customer outcomes and proactively bring suggestions and tradeoffs to the table

  • Take ownership for your tasks and see features through from start to finish.

🚀Experience and Skills

  • Technical degree or equivalent practical experience in mobile app development.

  • Good understanding of iOS or Android app architecture and use of design patterns

  • Demonstrable native app development skills in Swift (or Objective-C) or Kotlin (or Java)

  • Experience with UI development, location and other device sensors

  • Experience in interacting with REST APIs and JSON data

  • Ability to automate build and release processes for mobile apps. E.g. fastlane

🚀 Grip Benefits

  • Competitive salary at a fast-growing startup

  • Remote working possibilities (also post COVID-19)

  • Opportunity to take lead in shaping an entire industry through AI

  • A world-class team of sales, operations and engineering

  • Rare opportunity to grow with the company and take the lead in shaping an entire industry’s use of technology

  • Kind, fun and ambitious company culture.