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Sr. Mobile Application Developer Opportunity in Palo Alto

Jeff M.
user 10374368
San Jose, CA
Post #: 3
Hello
My name is Jeff Morse, I’m working on filling a Senior Application Developer/Architect opening in Palo Alto. The management team for this new venture has recently been put into place and they’re now looking to build out the Software Development and Quality Assurance teams. After reviewing the job description below if you're interested in learning more about the position, please shoot me an email to jeff@thequintusgroup.com

If this isn’t the right time, feel free to forward this opportunity on to others who may be interested.



Thanks,
Jeff Morse
Principal Staffing Consultant
The Quintus Group
P 408.234.2400
jeff-at-thequintusgroup.com




The Company

Our client is a Fortune 500 company and one of the most recognizable brands in the US. In 2009, they are planning to launch an exciting new consumer electronics product, the first of its kind for the company. This is a unique opportunity to be part of new and growing entrepreneurial team, within a multi-billion dollar company.

The Position

Senior Application Developer / Architect

In this role, based in Silicon Valley, you’ll be responsible for owning the development of a critical embedded mobile application from concept through its life cycle. This role reports to the Head of Device Software.

This is a new product category for our client—you will be a key member of the development team that is responsible for the embedded applications on this Android based device.

The ideal candidate is an expert in both their understanding of mobile software development and an accomplished application developer in their own right. You have a track record of success playing the lead role in the design and development of consumer electronics device software. Most recently, your experience will include software designed for the mobile environment, ideally Android based.

Description:

As a Senior Application Developer, you will be solely responsible for one of a handful of applications on this mobile internet device. You will be responsible for understanding and interpreting the marketing and user requirements, work in conjunction with the GUI consultants, as well as other application developers, to build a world class product.

Though well financed, the development environment is fast paced and early stage. Your passion for innovating and driving toward aggressive schedules and delivering against those will be key to your success as well as that of the entire development team.

Requirements:

Expertise in developing mobile consumer software applications preferably on the Android platform, or S60, iPhone, Blackberry, etc.

7-10 years of experience developing applications for devices; a significant portion of that time in the mobile segment

Several years of experience successfully leading software development

Deep technical expertise in Java, Java Applications, Ajax, XML, Web 2.0 application frameworks, and associated developer tools / environments

Expertise in developing state of the art application architectures and implementing state of the art user interfaces

Experience with client / server environments highly desirable

A proven track record of high productivity in application, architecture, design, coding, debugging

The ability to work in an agile and nimble environment with constant change

Experience working within contemporary software development methodologies, change management, release management, configuration management, life cycle methodologies, QA and test

Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills

BSCS / MSCS preferred plus a minimum of 8-10 years of software experience design experience

Our client is provides excellent benefits and is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
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