iOS Application Developer - Contract
Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc.
Bloomington, MN

IOS Application Developer - Contract

Ritchie Engineering Company, Inc. has been a leading worldwide supplier of U.S. designed and manufactured tools and equipment for the HVAC/R and automotive industries for almost 70 years. Our Yellow Jacket® brand has set the industry standard in hoses, tools, refrigeration gauges, manifolds, HVAC vacuum pumps and refrigerant recovery machines. We are currently looking for an IOS Application Developer to join our team on a contract basis.

Job Description:

Application Developer contractor who specializes in IOS application development and maintenance. The candidate will work closely with company Engineers to create requirements for software applications for specific projects. This includes using various languages such as Java, Objective C and Swift to create applications based on product requirements. The candidate is responsible for application test, debug and resolving software application issues from customers in the field. The Application Developer is required to have experience with the following:

  • Blue Tooth Low Energy communications, radio settings and over the air updates
  • App development that supports Electromechanical devices
  • User interface set up, screen layout and sequencing
  • GitHub, git, and JIRA development tools
  • Moving data to other devices and formats
  • Publishing apps
  • Defining test plans and performing beta testing


The duties of the Application Developer include creating, maintaining and implementing the source code for company applications or programs. This may include prototype application development and redesign of existing applications. The Application Developer is responsible for application structure and plans which are worked with the Engineering team. Once developed the Application Developer is responsible for test, debug and documentation.


Bachelor’s Degree with a relevant computer science major. Specifically, we are looking for individuals with course concentration in areas of data structuring, system design and programming. Coursework with specific computer languages (Java, Objective C and Swift) is also required.

Work Experience:

Minimum work experience for this position is 3 years. Experience must include specific work with IOS application development.


Dependent on Experience and other qualifications.

Job Type: Contract


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • 5 - 6 months

Contract Renewal:

  • Possible

Work Location:

  • One location