Lead Mobile App Developer

Earlysail (Vasant Kunj, DL, India) 24 days ago

EarlySail is a leading provider of Web 2.0 and cross platform mobile applications to customers around the world.

We are looking for a senior mobile app developer to lead the design, development and maintenance of Android and other HTML5 based or hybrid mobile apps. The developer will lead the entire app lifecycle right from concept stage until delivery and post launch support. Apps will integrate closely with web services and network APIs. In addition to delivering the product the successful candidate will be heavily involved in driving mobile strategy.

To apply for this position, please email your CV, a covering letter stating your salary expectations and example of published work to jobs@earlysail.com Please state clearly in the subject line which post you are applying for.

Reporting to: Head, Development.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Acting as lead Android developer. Play a supporting role across other platforms. Working closely with other mobile app developers in team.

Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support.

Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions and specifications

Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects

Standardizing our app platform and in some cases apps to deliver across multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort

Optimizing performance for the apps

Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies. Attend industry events/ conference – both online and offline, attending and presenting.

Candidate specifications:
Proven commercial software development experience – desktop and mobile

Please provide published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market

Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles

Excellent scoping and estimation skills

Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision

Ability to multi task and good time management skills

Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team

Excellent troubleshooting/testing/ QA skills

Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally

Android –

Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/ J2ME)

Familiar with the Android SDK, GCM

Knowledge of SQLite, MySQL or similar database management system

Familiar with Eclipse

Common -

Understanding of other compiled languages

Experience on web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)

Experience of development using web technologies

Good understanding of OO programming and design patterns

Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP

Experience building web and native apps

Experience using social media APIs

Experience building location based services.

Using version control (e.g. SVN)

Excellent debugging and optimization skills

Desirable skills:

LAMP development experience
Node.js and associated

PHP frameworks (e.g. YUI)

PHP template engines (e.g. Smarty)

Creative design skills

Working with a content management system

Working in a media/ publishing environment


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