Software Engineer, IOS at ZEPPELIN Inc. (Tokyo, Japan)


FEELIT is a fast, simple and fun way to share videos with anyone in the world. It is a mobile broadcasting platform for creating video experiences of your favorite moments and share them with your friends and family anytime and anywhere with no effort.

Join a small diverse team of engineers in a design-driven company, where you’ll have instant impact from day one. ZEPPELIN Inc. has an open culture and flat organisation; crew members (ZEPPELIN employees) have transcended hierarchy and titles. Every crew member is literally sitting a few steps away from the founders. As a member of the engineering team you will tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability and security while delivering a delightful, simple user experience to a global user base. If you love writing code, hate tons of meetings, then come talk to us.


Apply with your

  1. Preferred salary, (use payscale if you are in doubt)

  2. A link to your GitHub, or Gitlab, or Bitbucket profile and

  3. Your superpower

You may also write about your adventures, what brings you to japan etc., on your cover letter. Our engineers love to read.


  1. Own the entire lifecycle of FEELIT, from design through implementation to launch

  2. Build on top of the latest IOS technologies and frameworks to create awesome new features of our growing number of users.

  3. Analyse and optimise UI and backend application code for efficiency and performance

  4. Work closely with our closed beta testers and community managers to fix bugs and improve the user experience.


  1. Bachelor of Engineering (B.E, BEngg.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S, B.Sci). in Computer Science or Software Engineering related field

  2. 5+ years building complex applications for iPhone using Objective-C/Swift with Apple iOS frameworks

  3. Ability to work independently and implement product features from start to finish

  4. Experience with multi-threaded programming using Grand Central Dispatch

  5. Experience in these frameworks: Core Data, Core Animation, AV Foundation

  6. Experience with TDD, Behaviour / UI testing, A/B testing and, Continuous Integration (CI)

  7. Working experience with TCP/IP sockets, networking and messaging protocols

  8. Knowledge of video streaming, compression, encoding and decoding

  9. Knowledge of iOS SDK performance tools and optimisation techniques

  10. Fluency in English