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Senior Mobile Developer - Digital Delivery Center

Req #: WHQ00011911-AM
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Information Technology
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Senior Mobile Developer – Digital Delivery Center
Mobile is the future.  If you're interested in a career that involves using the latest Mobile and most modern technologies, please look no further.  United is seeking talented and motivated Mobile developers to be a part of their team.  The Digital Innovation Mobile Developer will partner with the eCommerce team and IT to develop, program, and test various projects dealing with the latest Mobile technologies. In the evolving Digital eCommerce space, new Mobile technologies appear in the market at a frequent pace. This changing landscape requires a versatile team that is in touch with the market, passionate about new technology, while at the same time able to understand the needs of our customers and how emerging technology can improve the customer experience.
  • Partner with the eCommerce team and IT to prepare and program various projects related to the latest Mobile technologies
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle from concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support
  • Design and implement back-end system/services
  • Understand iPhone & Android frameworks and work with frontend UI developers to deliver state of the art iOS & Android mobile experiences across the different functions
  • Ability to creatively architect and design programs to meet the goals and requirements of various projects
  • Quickly integrate and update projects
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing project tasks on schedule and by interacting with other developers
  • These solutions are mission critical and crucial to various front-end as well as server based applications
  • Provide technical insight on existing mobile platforms to improve performance, availability and utilization optimizations
  • Performs research and development to evaluate emerging technologies and their potential to optimize the platform
  • Evaluate, suggest and implement third party software as needed
  • Make efficient use of source control and bug tracking systems
  • Reviews estimates for software development and delivery to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability and general reliability
  • Partner with the eCommerce Innovation and IT teams to test and iterate on developed software and programs
  • Prepare projects for hand-off and deployments as “proof concepts” move to production
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes and learning from field testing
  • Participate in mentoring and skills transfer to junior members of the team
  • Participate in software code reviews to ensure the creation of high-quality, robust code by all team members
  • Provide tier 3 support to all the Mobile platforms as and when required
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems and/or equivalent work experience required
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Expert knowledge of software development and design as it pertains to App environments
  • Expert knowledge of App development technologies using native SDK and / or third party tools, App ecosystem for iOS, Android
  • Able to manage multiple priorities and deliverables, both short and long-term, in a busy and aggressive environment
  • Must be self-motivated, possess strong communication skills and be able to work in a team oriented environment
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • 5+ years of experience in application design, development, installation and modification of software
  • Hands on development experience with development techniques, such as mocking and unit testing
  • Experience with native iOS (Swift/Objective-C) and Android development (Java) platforms
  • Deep understanding of design patterns, object oriented programming, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with C#.NET, ASP.MVC, Web Services and Web Security
  • Previous experience on a team with an app submitted to iTunes or Google Play
  • Experience using Continuous Integration to build and test your applications
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position




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