Software Engineering - Solutions Architect

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JOB DESCRIPTION
The Mobile Developers will work with a team in the creation of Android and iOS software enhancements and mobile applications for internal and external client stakeholders. The engineer will work with the CPO and project stakeholders to understand the problem/requirements, architect the solution and drive the solution through the SDLC. This is a 6 - 9 month internship with the possibility of an extension and/or salary based on performance, job requirements, and availability of the selected candidate.

Reports to: Vikas Wadhwa, Technology
Location: Chicago, Illinois


WHO WE ARE

Our team's digital inventiveness and mobile location expertise creates brand stories that produce results. We are seasoned professionals who have worked in marketing, technology, mobile, and beyond. Our skills include Micro-fencing, mobile strategy, data analytics, and more.

THIS POSITION WILL ENTAIL:
  • Design and implement solutions
  • Comprehend business strategies and requirements and develop necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfy those needs

  • Act as a contributing member of the project team from project inception to completion

  • Actively listen to client problems and needs to implement that information when creating solution plans

  • Provide advice and make decisions about which technologies would be suitable to use for various projects

  • Consistently monitor the scope of projects

  • Assess and evaluate risk as required

  • Maintain an understanding of how individual work and decisions fit into the broader organizational picture

  • Keep skills updated and remain proactively aware of happenings and current events in the industry

DESIRED SKILLS QUALIFICATIONS:

Multiple positions are available.

  • Knowledge of iOS back-end services

  • Knowledge of Apple’s design principles and application interface guidelines

  • Proficient in code versioning tools including Git

  • Familiarity with push notifications, APIs, and cloud messaging

  • Experience with continuous integration

  • The skill to track and document your work, record time, communicate results in accordance with some Project Management tool

  • Prior Startup experience

  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for embedded systems

  • A strong understanding of the common challenges with mobile/embedded devices including power management, resource optimization, and wireless network readability


REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • 1 - 2 years of professional experience in programming and mobile application development


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in building Android libraries and demonstrates a clear understanding of the Android Platform architecture, the Gradle build system, ProGuard, UI & architectural patterns, Animation, Location services and REST APIs

  • Experience in popular frameworks such as App Store, Google play services and Firebase

  • Healthcare experience a large plus



Digital Factory is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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