Job Description :
Position: Mobile Architect
Location: Seattle, WA
Job Type: Full Time

Our client is seeking a Solutions Architect Mobile with a mobile development background to respond to requests for design and architectural direction to support a range of mobile stakeholders, application developers and line of business managers. Looking for a brilliant architect passionate about technology driving business process innovations and agile practices in general. The team is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of innovative consumer facing mobile applications and the underlying services aimed at reinvigorating and rejuvenating the customer experience. Client wants to establish highly efficient, secure, stable, scalable, blazing fast solutions for our end to end mobile ecology starting with the services infrastructure all the way to the customer facing mobile applications.

Transformation of the online platform and evolution of the mobile first strategy is among the most important strategic investments the Client has made in recent years. This is not simply about making online shopping better, but about fundamentally changing retail by creating a seamless omni-channel customer experience across all customer touch points. The team is focused specifically on executing this vision through mobile. Unlike most other mobile retail applications, our focus is not limited to buying products and services on your phone or tablet. Client is looking at the omni-channel potential when you have a powerful mobile device in your hand, both inside and outside the store.

Roles include:
8226 Demonstrate concepts by developing prototypes; and presenting concepts or prototypes to management and other architects
8226 Define a set of guiding principles and methodology for designing and developing software in the form of inter-operable services
8226 Implement the mobile application product development strategy by directing the architecture and software development of responsive design interfaces
8226 Direct the design and implementation of highly scalable, reliable, extensible and maintainable native mobile applications and platforms
8226 Evangelize and adopt agile development processes
8226 Collaborate among self-organizing, cross-functional teams for requirements and solutions
8226 Promote adaptive planning, evolutionary development and delivery for rapid and flexible response to change
8226 Ensure business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives

Basic Qualifications:
8226 Minimum of 8 years of hands on experience developing software with a mixture of web service, compiled, mobile or server side codebases
8226 At least 2 years experience with native and/or hybrid mobile application development, deep understanding of mobile platform architecture including ARM, Atom, and Operating Systems (iOS, Android and Windows)
8226 1+ years of experience with mobile application architecture design experience, familiar with industry best practices such as Apple HIG, OWASP, Google Material
8226 2+ years of experience in integrating with one or more web service standards such as SOAP and REST

Preferred Qualifications:
8226 Experience in HTML5, NFC, Location and Context, Bluetooth 4; understanding and leveraging 802.11ac (wi-fi)
8226 Experience leading a project team, implementing Agile practices and/or mentoring other developers
8226 Experience in mobile application development on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, and Windows)
8226 Experience in eCommerce systems
8226 Experience in threat modeling of mobile security systems and OAuth integration
8226 Experience in retail systems, supply chain, inventory, and content management

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