Mobile Developer

Charlottesville, Virginia 22901

Post Date: 03/21/2017 Job ID: 15188 Industry: Other Area(s)
  About You
  • 2+ years of full-time mobile software development experience
  • Developed at least three mobile applications
  • Strong expertise in development on the iOS or Android platforms
  • A desire to learn and apply new technology to create more engaging, easier, and valuable applications
  • Experience with mobile-specific functionality, such as location, push notifications, camera interaction, and cross-app interaction
  • Designed and developed apps that use both APIs and business embedded logic to achieve the mobile app’ s desired functionality
  • Developed apps where the user experience is as important as the business functionality (and you find it hard to think of the two in isolation from each other)
  • Learned firsthand how to optimize apps for performance
  • The interest in understanding the business behind the software instead of blindly " coding to requirements."
  • An innate desire for your code operate error-free, with flawless appearance, across all supported browsers and devices BEFORE you hand it off to QA
  As a mobile developer, you will:
  • Bring a new market leading app to life from the ground up utilizing the Xamarin platform and our existing Microsoft stack. If you haven’ t used Xamarin, but like to learn new technologies and find the best way to utilize a suite of products to get the best final product, then you can still be a perfect fit.
  • Code for native apps for both iOS and Android, using both API calls to the existing application and embedding business logic into the app
  • Perform unit and functional testing to ensure the quality of your work
  • Create and execute automated testing
  • Raise questions and suggestions to the product owner about enhancements and potential gaps in requirements
  • Identify and integrate third-party controls as needed to quickly achieve desired functionality
  • Work with the support team to troubleshoot app errors -- and then code fixes to solve those issues
  • Create proof of concept prototypes for new features
  • Participate in peer design reviews, code review, and testing to ensure quality releases
  • Be responsible for developing solid architecture for your features, justifying alternatives, and getting signoff from your peers
  • Identify and address ripple effects from your changes in other parts of the application
  • Perform code reviews
  • Code for performance and maintainability
  • Follow (and help shape) team coding standards, including using comments well to pay it forward for teammates who will later maintain your code
  • Proactively raise relevant questions about requirements and approaches
  • Seek new ways to improve your methods and skill set
  • Be proactive in your approach to problem identification and resolution
  We are excited about what the right person in this role will accomplish, and we want you to be excited about the journey ahead. That' s why we have explicit goals already in place for the initial months of this position, so you know exactly what' s expected:   30 days
  1. Complete and pass Co-construct system quiz
  2. Complete initial training on Xamarin to be ready to start development
  3. Begin development on Xamarin-based app
60 days
  1. Independently completed at least 5 user stories
  2. 90%+ adherence to documented coding standards
90 days
  1. Completed cross-training on legacy mobile app

  • Competitive Salary, based on experience
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Employer covers 100% of health care and dental premiums
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Employer-paid training for relevant skills
  • New hardware
  • 3 monitors and a standing desk (if you want it)
  • Some kind of snacks always hanging around
  • Potential relocation assistance
  Why come to Charlottesville, VA?    Named the Happiest City in America, beautiful Charlottesville, VA has earned many published recognitions for quality of life:
  • Internationally recognized foodie, brewery, and winery destination
  • Thriving music, tech, and art scenes
  • Our historic Downtown Mall has many venues, restaurants, and unique shops. It is a great place to experience music and performances of all kinds
  • Nestled near the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
  • The University of Virginia offers top tier educational opportunities
  • Moderate cost of living for high quality of life
  • Close proximity to Richmond and the Nation’ s Capital Washington, DC – you will never run out of things to do

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