Team Lead iOS


About pp Security

At pp Security, our mission is to make messaging ultimately secure and convenient for every enterprise. We are committed to developing and broadly distributing complete and transparent software solutions for easy protection of privacy. In this we want to become the leading experts.

pp Security is an international company with teams in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, Spain, and the UK. We’re an equal opportunity employer and proud of our diversity and multi-cultural background.

Seize the opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping a company during its pivotal growth stage!

In a time of constant cyber-attacks on our privacy, corporate information and societal processes in government and the defense of our freedom, we at pp Security have built the rails for a secure architecture that protects our privacy and freedom, by ensuring best-in-class security through a Zero Trust Architecture.

If freedom through a maximum of data protection is your thing – this job may be just the one you’ve been looking for.


As the iOS Team Lead at pp Security you are playing a key role in our company’s product development process.

You will lead a team of iOS developers from Barcelona, using SCRUM. You will coach your team members and collaborate with the other platforms’ team leads. You will work closely with the product owner regarding needed features, and consult with the software architect to keep the app performant and scalable. You show commitment by doing whatever is necessary to build the best product possible – and that means being actively engaged with your team. Working closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization and beyond is as important as to be close to the team, so you can communicate tailored messages to different people about each aspect of your product at any given time.

Your Responsibilities

  • You work closely with all stakeholders to define the requirements for your app.
  • You lead your team in implementing the vision along the overall Zero Trust Architecture Master Plan.
  • You work with the software architect to create a scalable and performant app.
  • You help your team implement MVPs for new features and products.
  • You apply the principles of agile product development balancing effective, efficient, and sustainable engineering principles.
  • You oversee and participate in all development stages - you are a key player and coach in the entire engineering process.
  • You relentlessly work on improving knowledge, skills, processes, and documentation, by actively contributing to our learning organization.
  • You track the product progress and make it transparent to the team and the stakeholders.

Your Profile

  • You have a degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • You have a track record in leading teams
  • Your worked more than 5 years as an iOS developer
  • You are enthusiastic about cyber security and digital privacy
  • You have a solid understanding about the platform APIs (Cocoa, …) and the patterns they use
  • Your are proficient in Swift and Objective-C
  • You have deep knowledge about networking, concurrency and how to debug both
  • You have experience with git and corresponding workflows
  • You can give guidance about MVC/MVVM and comparable UI architectures
  • You are used to regular code reviews (review and get reviewed)
  • You are enthusiastic, have a can-do attitude and want to deliver quickly and iterate fast. When you see something broken, you can't help but fix it. You like to collaborate and communicate asynchronously.
  • You are a team player and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • You embrace the principles of a serving coach
  • You lead through a clean structure, clear goals, and excellent communication skills (both verbally and written)
  • You are an empathetic leader and decision maker

Nice to Have

  • You understand Email architectures and principles
  • You understand the principles behind ZTA, PGP, S/MIME, X.509, PKI
  • You have experience in creating successful mobile apps
  • You are an experienced SCRUM master

Sounds exciting? We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Dirk Zimmermann ( is looking forward to receive your application or to answer your questions.