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Director, Mobile Development

Austin, TX, USA | Visa

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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In this position, you will lead a team of highly capable and engaged mobile developers. Your primary responsibilities include developing talent, communicating expectations, and holding team members accountable in order to be successful in this position. You will drive for team engagement and productivities and champion quality and security in both iOS & Android mobile applications your team works on. It is expected that you are taking a hands-on approach in guiding the team in adopting the engineering best practices and new technology in the development of both iOS and Android apps. You will build relationship with other organizations including Product and Operations to ensuring delivery and quality goals are met.

Candidates for this role will be well-rounded technology leaders who have good understanding on the current trends and practices in broad technology in the mobile and software engineering space. The role is a self-organized technology leader with in-depth understanding of organizational management principles, software development life cycles, and software engineering practices. Your strong management skills, relationship building ability, leadership in software engineering practices, and strong desire to collaborate with others are all required to make this role successful.

The Mobile Development Director position is based in Austin, Texas. 

Qualifications

Basic

10 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 8 years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters/MBA/JD/MD) or at least 3 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred

12-15 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 8-10 years of experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 6+ years of work experience with a PhD

A 10+ year track record of relevant work experience and a Computer Science or related technical discipline is required.

A fully rounded technologist with full stack working experience with hands on experience in developing scalable mobile applications (Android/iOS,) integrating with backend APIs.

Demonstrate knowledge and experience in software engineering best practices and the ability to influence the team to adopt the practices especially in the area of mobile development.

Technology savvy. Have broad understanding on current technology trends in mobile technology and a desire to stay on top of industry trends.

Demonstrate the ability in inspiring, motivating, growing the team to achieve high team engagement, efficiency, and quality

Experience working on product development collaborating with multiple teams that have different development models, release cycles, and developer needs.

In-depth understanding of agile principles. Demonstrate expertise in running Agile teams in an enterprise setting

Strong communication skills. Be able to influence executive teams and other organizations on decisions. Proven collaboration skills with other groups

Be data driven, understand the need for and apply analytics

Self-motivated with strong drive for excellence

Experience in leading development teams for high volume consumer facing systems and/or Payments, ecommerce systems is a strong plus


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