Senior Mobile Developer - Project Lead

September 10, 2020    -    Sydney


Roam specialises in building a range of awe-inspiring digital products for customers in NZ, US, Aussie and Europe ranging from branding & visual design, mobile apps, user experience, high-end web development and tying it all into the internet of things. Android or iOS, we're all friends here. We develop with a strong focus on design-led thinking producing innovative and stunning apps with amazing, behind-the-scenes code.

With a strong presence in NZ (120 Roamers and growing), we’ve expanded into Sydney to service our Australian clients on the ground. Projects have been lining up at the door and we’re looking for a Senior iOS or Android Mobile Developer to join our growing dev team. We're interested in applicants with an eye for design, preferably with iOS native Swift or Android Kotlin development experience - or both!


  • You’ll be hands-on as the Lead in one or more of our financial client projects
  • Hands on mobile development
  • You’ll be the Master of the Craft mentoring our devs all day, everyday
  • Owning the product, working closely with the PM on technical decisions and planning
  • Building trust with the client and translating their business needs into viable business solutions
  • Pushing the boundaries of the spec and blowing our clients away with innovative solution design
  • Security - you know how to poke holes in systems and how to patch them
  • Reviewing PRs and assisting our devs with complex technical questions
  • Removing roadblocks, finding workarounds and pushing the team to pursue excellence in everything we do


  • That iOS is better than Android
  • That Android is better than iOS
  • Experience with Swift or Kotlin
  • Experience getting things done both in a team and as an individual
  • Great products are a combination of design, code and a dash of love
  • The best resume includes links to your apps so we can check 'em out


  • You live and breathe the qualities of an Exceptional Roamer - you’re curious, passionate, honest, empathetic and pursue excellence everyday
  • Have written your own apps in your own time
  • Know that cutting corners isn't cutting edge
  • Passion for the latest tech
  • Understanding of the role design plays in successful products
  • Keen to learn and keen to teach
  • You’re pragmatic and don’t over-engineer solutions
  • You take ownership of the product from the beginning to the very end
  • You take the lead and naturally inspire and motivate your team mates


  • Brand new office space in Surry Hills
  • Birthday leave!
  • As the Aussie extension of a well-established creative house, you get the best of both worlds of start-up vibes paired with enterprise-scale work
  • Great opportunities and innovative projects under the guidance of our Head of Mobile, talented Architects and mobile team of 19 (and growing) across NZ and Australia
  • Working with genuinely awesome, ambitious and humble people. A combo that is hard to find and we have 120 of them across NZ and AU!