Team Lead, Mobile Development

Atlanta, GA | Contract

Post Date: 01/04/2017 Job ID: 42883 Industry: Mobile Developer
Team Lead, Mobile Development
  Description:
As the Team Lead, Mobile Development you will be responsible for leading a mobile development and QA team in support of client' s TV business units handset, tablet and TV applications. This is a contract to perm position located in Atlanta Georgia. This role is a combination of delivery leadership, team leadership, project coordination and business relationship development. The role demands an organized technical leader that can motivate and inspire a team, someone who is not afraid to jump in and get their hands dirty and who can communicate technical information in a non technical way. The successful candidate will have an established background in developing large customer-facing mobile applications on iOS and Android, team and project leadership, a strong technical ability, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast paced environment. You will be accountable for the overall team’ s quality, timely delivery, and project success.  You will work collaboratively with business owners, project management, business analysts and others to provide scope, estimates, deliverables, timelines, technical designs etc. in order to complete the delivery of projects in a timely and effective manner.   Requirements:
Responsibilities:
- Lead a small to mid-size development and QA team
- Interface and establish relationships with customers including both technical and non technical points of contact
- Act as the subject matter expert
- Be the scrum master for the agile development team
- Organize and facilitate daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other Scrum-related meetings with Scrum teams and stakeholders
- Work with project management on project planning, deliverables tracking, vendor management, and project reporting to technical and business management
- Help define project scope, requirements, goals and deliverables that support business objectives
- Assisting the development staff with any issues that might arise
- Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, documentation, tools, and best practices
- Translate business objectives into actionable items
- Communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
- App store process and releases
- Coordinate with QA staff on testing and deployments   Qualifications:
- Minimum 5-8 years experience in software development with 3 - 4 years of native mobile application development and 1 - 2 years of team leadership or management
- Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related disciplines (or equivalent education and experience)
- Excellent communication and writing skills
- Experience with Agile development and practices, especially Scrum (certified scrum master a plus)
- Proven expertise in iOS application programming (Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, xCode, interface builder) and Android application programming (Java, Android SDK, Android Studio)
- Published examples of mobile applications on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store
- Solid knowledge on web service feed integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
- Experience using GIT or other revision control software
- Mobile push notification implementation experience
- Expertise in mobile video delivery, streaming and playback
- Experience leading or managing small to mid sized project teams
- Proven results oriented person with a delivery and quality focus
- Expertise in analytics (omniture) a plus
- Expertise with ad integration (DFP) a plus
- Experience with Radio, TV and Newspaper applications or building large consumer oriented websites a plus
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