Job Description :
Mobile application developer for the State of Connecticut
Location: Hartford, CT
Duration: 12+ Months

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is seeking a mobile application developer for building, maintaining and customizing an enterprise mobile app for DSS. The developer will work in conjunction with onsite system integrators during phase 1 of the project to transition into their work. The developer will be required to continue on future phases of the app development on his/her own after transition from the system integrators.
Objectives for this engagement include:
Perform hands-on mobile application development across various mobile operating systems using cross platform tools.
Participate on architecting the mobile app by integrating existing enterprise solutions to provide a one-stop-shop experience for the clients.
To work with the system integrators and DSS teams to understand the business and architectural set up of some of the DSS Enterprise applications
To review artifacts and deliverables of phase 1 and potentially develop a prototype in parallel with the system integrators.
Contribute in all aspects (requirements, user experience, design, test, release, support) of the development cycle for all phases.
Create detailed documentation; mentor support staff.
Stay up to date with new technology and best practices; Suggest new mobile applications, features and protocols in the market in alignment with business needs.
To work in collaboration in a cross functional team and agile development environment.
Create web services, custom widgets using native APIs and JavaScript.
Perform in depth testing of the app with respect to application, security, and performance and user experience.
To assist in the development of information systems blueprints, design patterns, templates for best in class software development and to ensure high levels of software reuse and the migration towards service oriented architecture (SOA
To facilitate application design sessions, and develops general and detailed design specifications for moderate to complex systems.
To be able to interact with all levels of the team including business customers, DBA, software developers, design specialists, application developers and management.
Number of Consultants needed
The project requires one full-time enterprise mobile developer, who is local (CT), for the duration of the project. The person is required to be on-site until the completion of this engagement.
Required Skills/Experience
All applicants for this Statement of Work must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in software development. Please indicate knowledge and experience related to these areas on résumés.
Expert in progressive web apps development
Proven record of mobile development (Work product samples preferred if attached to the resume)
Expert in JavaScript, Native APIs and Web Service (RESTful) development.
Expert in Angular JS and/or Sencha Ext JS and/or React
Expert in XML, HTML5, CSS3
Expert working knowledge of SQL Server database
Good understanding of Enterprise Service Bus.
In-depth knowledge and experience in US and UI designs.
In depth understanding and experience in open source framework.
Good written and verbal communication skills with ability to provide extensive documentation as needed
Strong experience writing documentation
Strong ability to work with staff of varying skill levels (executive, technical and non-technical)
Nice to Haves
Experience with document, business process management (BPM) and workflow concepts
Consulting experience, preferably in public sector environments, specifically government
Development experience in
Experience in working on enterprise applications
Certification in mobile application development

Client : State of Connecticut