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Mobile Software Engineer



Shape Security



Toronto, Ontario, CA


Shape Security provides mobile and web security to industry leaders within multiple verticals, including financial services, airlines, hospitality, retail, and social media. Given the high profiles of the web properties and mobile apps that Shape Security protects, Shape Security places an extremely high value on quality. The Shape platform spans a diverse technology stack: networking, web protocols, web applications, mobile, cloud infrastructure and more.  We are expanding rapidly in the marketplace and need quality minded individuals with a bias toward automation to stay ahead of that growth while maintaining the utmost performance and reliability of our product offering. 
The Opportunity
Are you the person who is amazed by the advances in mobile technologies and how the adoption of mobile phones is changing everything around us? Are you a software professional who takes pride in knowing the inside out of the mobile tech and would like to do more with your knowledge? If you are a passionate mobile developer, this is a great opportunity for you. 
We build SDKs which are embedded in multiple Fortune 500 companies’ mobile apps. These SDKs are enablers for each company to understand user behaviors better and use that data to provide personalized experiences which results in better mobile engagement. In this role you will have the opportunity to learn AI / ML to enhance our bot detection engine. You will also be an important part of our in-house Red team to hunt security vulnerabilities in our product on an ongoing basis. 


    • Work with a fun and hard-working team that has mobile first approach.
    • Solve challenging problems on an ever evolving Mobile platform.
    • Testing automation frameworks.
    • Use great troubleshooting skills regarding network libraries and state management in mobile applications.
    • Help in evolving our mobile strategy.
    • Lead integration testing using currently deployed frameworks.
    • Work with cross-functional teams - Product, Backend, QA.
    • Work in an Agile environment with a focus on product quality and stability.


    • 3+ years of experience with one or more general purpose programming languages and strong fundamentals in Data Structures and Algorithms.
    • Proficiency with Objective-C and/or Swift.
    • Experience with iOS mobile app development.
    • Experience with Xcode’s XCTest Framework.
    • Experience with Data Analysis.
    • Experience with creating performance benchmarking infrastructure and running tests.
    • Scripting skills in Python, Shell or another common language.
    • Familiarity with Linux/UNIX environments.
    • Experience with JSON/REST APIs.
    • Ability to capture and analyze network traffic.
    • Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.
    • Familiarity with test case and issue tracking systems (TestRail, Jira) and source control systems (Git).

Desired Qualifications

    • Have published app to Google Play/App Store.
    • Experience with continuous integration and build management tools, such as Jenkins and Maven.
Shape in the news:
Shape Security eyes IPO after raising $51 million at $1 billion valuation:
Shape recognized as the fastest-growing company in Silicon Valley:
Shape made the list for top AI 100

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