Programmer Analyst – Mobile (iOS)

Job ID:272870
Information Technology
Orlando, FL

JOB SUMMARY: The Programmer Analyst, iOS role is to define, develop, test, analyze, and maintain software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements.  This includes writing, coding, testing, analyzing and supporting software programs and applications.  The Programmer Analyst, iOS will also research, design, document, and modify native iOS specifications throughout the production life cycle.

Collaboration across teams, departments, parks, and vendors in and Agile environment will be central to the success of the role.

This position is based in Orlando, Florida and may require travel to other Universal theme parks on occasion.


  • Liaise with other technical staff to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.
  • Design, run and monitor software tests on new and existing programs for the purposes of correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of software’s business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and departments.
  • Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, programmer analysts and architects in conceptualizing and development of new software programs and applications.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university preferred in Business Administration or Computer Science or related subject.


College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, and/or 3-5 years equivalent work experience.  

  • Proficiency in a variety of programming languages, including but not limited to Swift 3.0+, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch Frameworks, including MVC and SOLID design patterns.
  • Proficient with local persistence including NSUserDefaults, Core Data, serialization and keychain, including the limitations of mobile storage.
  • Proficient with Xcode tools, including XCTest (UI Tests, Unit Tests), Instruments, and Memory Graph Debugger.
  • Proficient with Git, Git flow and other branching strategies.
  • Proficient developing user interfaces to support multiple device sizes using Storyboards, Size Classes, Auto Layout, and programmatic frame layout.
  • Experience creating iOS frameworks and integrating external SDK’s.
  • Experience with localization within an iOS application.
  • Experience working on a development team that practices Agile/scrum methodologies.
  • Understanding of e-commerce in a mobile application include Apple Pay.
  • Excellent understanding of coding methods and best practices.
  • Working understanding of platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows.
  • Able to communicate effectively with non-technical staff and with members of interdisciplinary teams.
  • Hands-on experience developing unit test cases and plans.
  • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into software-related issues and products.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Passionate about mobile technologies and building great guest experiences.
  • Overtime hours may be required to meet project deadlines.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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