New Job Opportunity: Mobile Software Engineering Lead – 6780

New Job Opportunity: Mobile Software Engineering Lead – San Diego, CA

Contact: Eric Parker     Ref: 6780

About the Opportunity:

We are a dynamic company looking for our next great hire to join our Research & Development center in Carlsbad (San Diego area), California.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and be able to work independently. A keen interest in various aspects of language processing is essential in our multi-disciplinary team.

We are looking for a talented Mobile Software Engineering Lead to join our established mobile engineering teams to deliver world class search technologies to mobile devices. You will be leading a smart team of Android and iOS developers delivering full applications and SDK integrations.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Own, lead and continually improve company’s mobile products and agile engineering processes
  • Design and architect mobile applications and services
  • Select appropriate mobile development tools and technologies to deliver the best mobile experience to customers – everything from Android versions to third party SDK functionality
  • Lead, energize, influence, mentor and provide technical guidance to the mobile developers within a team
  • Attract and recruit top mobile developers, with support from HR and Talent Acquisition teams, to continue to grow the mobile engineering team
  • Work closely with backend Engineering, Product, QA, UI/Design and operations teams
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Proven expertise in breaking down problems and providing accurate time estimates for development tasks
  • Keep informed and share current trends and future technologies in the mobile space

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience leading software engineering teams
  • 3 years of mobile software development experience on either Android or iOS (Android preferred) and associated languages and technologies (Java, Android SDK, Objective-C, Swift, Xcode)
  • 3 years of hands on experience with agile (Scrum, Kanban or XP) and continuous delivery software practices
  • Proven experience delivering full end-to-end commercial mobile applications from design and architecture through to successful deployment to app stores

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with mobile web browsers
  • Chromium for mobile experience
  • Experience with different software distribution methods on Android phones
  • In depth knowledge on the Android OS and file system

Compensation: Based on Experience