I need Mobile App Developer (A based core Team Member)

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Experience Level: Intermediate
We are looking for a talented mobile a developer for iOS and Android Applications to join our UK based core team. The post holder will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the range of Skotkonung applications that are provided for our UK and international clients. Working closely with the leadership team and wider development team the post holder will design and deliver applications that primarily focus on field data collection and submission/retreval from centralised database systems.

To apply for this position, please email your CV, a covering letter stating your salary expectations and example of published work to recruitment@skotkonung.com. No calls or canvassing please.
and please before replying, read carefully the attached document to find more about the requirements.

We are an established software development company based in Theale (near Reading), Berkshire, UK. Our client base includes UK and international organisations including Government departments, Business and NGOs. Our systems are deployed worldwide to support international development agencies and the countries and programmes they support. Our core work focusses on field information gathering and visualisation systems including the use of proprietary field biometric capabilities. We provide a range of business solutions for our clients including rapid cycle application development, full lifecycle system delivery and consultancy services.
Hours: We are looking for full time (37.5 hr/week) developers but would also be interested in hearing from candidates looking for part-time work or currently studying towards relevant qualification.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
• Develop iOS and Android Applications using native SDKs
• Working closely with database/web server developers leading the other platform development.
• Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support.
• Working with database/web server and directors to conceptualise, build, test and realise products.
• Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions.
• Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects.
• Working along the web developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps.
• Create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences by building the interface with focus on usability features.
• Standardising the platform and in some cases apps to deliver across multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort.
• Optimising performance for the apps.
• Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies.
• Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Person specification:
Desirable:
• Proven commercial software development experience – desktop and mobile
• Published examples of mobile applications on the App store or Google Play
• Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
• A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
Essential:
• Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
• A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging media landscape
• Ability to multi task and good time management skills
• Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team
• Excellent scoping and estimation skills
• Excellent testing/ QA skills
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various stakeholders.
Examples of skills required:
iOS –
• Strong OO design and programming skills in Objective-C
• Familiar with iOS SDK (UIKit, Cocoa Touch, Core Data, Core Location, etc)
• Familiar with xcode
Android –
• Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/ J2ME)
• Familiar with the Android SDK
• Knowledge of SQLite, MySQL or similar database management system
• Familiar with Eclipse and Android Studio
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
• Ads integration using a 3rd party ad server (DART)
• Using version control (e.g. SVN)
• Excellent debugging and optimisation skills
Desirable skills:
• LAMP development experience
• PHP frameworks (e.g. Zend)
• 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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