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Android Mobile Developer - Uptown Charlotte-$125K+ in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/10/2019

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Job Description

Position Description

Seeking an innovative mobile Architect to guide our tech leads in designing and defining the technical strategy/roadmap of the mobile native applications. The ideal candidate should be passionate about mobile native application development and delivery, great user experience and have extensive experience designing best-in-class mobile applications and collaborating with API teams.

Job Responsibilities

As a mobile Architect, you will help develop the technical strategy/roadmap to create innovative native mobile applications for our customers.

  • Partner with business, architecture and API technology teams to design world-class customer experiences for the mobile channel using an expert knowledge of industry best practices
  • Collaborate with Application Managers and Tech Leads to drive out the design and adoption of technology solutions
  • Assist the mobile teams in identifying and managing dependencies with other teams, processes, and technologies
  • Collaborate with API teams to drive out API standards and best practices
  • Collaborate with the mobile tech leads to define and adopt mobile development standards and best practices
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends in mobile technology
  • Effectively communicate technical solutions and recommendations to senior level management
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of best-in-class products needed to successfully implement new designs
  • Define, prioritize and manage the plans for addressing mobile technical debt
  • Support mobile teams in creating Proofs of Concept for new technologies and design patterns
  • Lead the mobile team in embracing/optimizing DevOps and Continuous Integration best practices


Technical Skills

  • Expert level knowledge of industry best practices for design and implementation of mobile native applications
  • Strong working experience with multiple of the following: Objective-C, Swift, Java, Kotlin
  • Expert level experience with mobile native technology, user interface design and development, service integration development
  • Expert level knowledge of Apple's Human Interface guidelines and Google's Material Design standards for UI design
  • Expert level experience with designing and delivering optimized native mobile apps
  • Strong working experience with writing high-quality, testable, maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Strong working experience with xCode and/or Espresso automated testing tools
  • Strong working experience with consuming REST API using asynchronous methods
  • Strong working experience with version control (Git/Bitbucket) and branching strategies
  • Ability to identify, understand and manage enterprise level impediments

Behavioral & Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, from team members to senior management
  • Must have the ability to lead a team within an Agile operating model
  • Ability to exchange constructive and respectful feedback
  • Must be able to help communicate ideas and best practices to senior and junior developers
  • Must be able to collaborate with wider groups on standards and best practices
  • Enthusiasm and a desire to be part of an innovative team
  • A commitment to quality, and a desire to improve