Senior Xamarin Developer (Contract)

Cie is a venture studio that serves as a growth accelerator for bold entrepreneurs and an innovation lab for visionary corporate partners who want to transform disruptive ideas into new technology ventures.

We are looking for a contract Senior Mobile Developer, who is a subject-matter expert on both the iOS and Android platforms. The Cie mobile team is tech-stack agnostic. We need someone who feels comfortable building mobile applications regardless of the tech stack. This role will work with all relevant cross-functional teams to execute the full software development lifecycle for mobile applications.

This position requires effective leadership, communication, and technical project management abilities. We’re looking for someone who can thrive in a fast-moving, creative company so if this sounds like you…KEEP READING!

**This is a contract role, 2-3 months**

what you’ll need to succeed

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience developing iOS and Android apps
  • 2-4 years of experience developing iOS and Android apps using the Xamarin framework and toolset (Xamarin Studio and/or Xamarin for Visual Studio).
  • 3-4 years of C# experience (We have many Xamarin applications internally)
  • You must have experience with Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, and Xamarin Forms
  • Expert level knowledge on the iOS and Android SDKs and native tooling
  • Expert knowledge of the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, including store policies, publishing, deployments, and provisioning
  • Expert knowledge of MVC, MVP, MVVM, and other software design patterns
  • You must have released multiple apps to both of the app stores (Apple, Google)
  • You must have experience building graphically intensive UIs
  • You must have experience working with SQLite or comparable local storage frameworks
  • You must have experience with git
  • Experience with prototyping tools is a plus
  • Ability to collaborate with designers and content creators to develop robust and user-friendly interfaces
  • Must be able to clearly communicate technical details to business units and external clients
  • Must have exceptional attention-to-detail
  • Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to lead projects with little to no supervision

what you’ll do

  • Develop complex multi-layered mobile applications targeting multiple platforms
  • Develop complex, high-fidelity UI, matching approved designs as closely as possible
  • Perform in-depth code reviews to ensure source code quality
  • Distill technical design specifications into functional pieces of source code
  • Collaborate with designers on building technically feasible mobile UI
  • Collaborate with back-end developers internally and client-side on integrating APIs
  • Provide accurate time-estimates
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, both in source code and in UI development
  • Work effectively and efficiently with limited oversight and direction
  • Identify and execute on areas of code improvement and reusability within projects
  • Actively contribute towards a repository of reusable source code in order to increase development velocity
  • Ensure best practices and development policies are adhered to by oneself and the team as a whole
  • Staying abreast of changes in relevant technologies in the mobile space
  • Coaching developers of various skill levels and leading by example
  • Assist in interviewing candidates and evaluating technical ability
Project Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure development process is followed by entire project development team 
  • Ensure code quality is maintained via proper architecture, planning, and code reviews 
  • Repository management such as periodic back-merges, making sure the repository is clean, making sure proper branching/naming conventions are being followed 
  • Be the technical point-person for the project manager and client 
  • Ensure builds are released at the right time to the correct groups of people along with accurate release notes and version number 
  • Ensure application is versioned correctly 
  • Assist the project manager is creating and assigning out development tasks 
  • Assist project manager is making sure JIRA ticket statuses are kept up to date 
  • Lead the production deployment effort as relevant to Cie