Mobile Tech Lead required, Manchester Xamarin

Hi all, I hope that you don't mind me positioning this on your forum, but this is a great opportunity.

Lead Developer / Mobile Tech lead, 2nd in command at a super company in Manchester city centre.

Mobile, iOS, Android, C# (Xamarin) iOS, Android, C#, (Xamarin) a passion for mobile. Superb opportunity in lovely office space and a remarkable company.

Working closely with the Head of at this unrivalled organisation based in the city centre (and alongside the Web Tech Lead counterpart) to manage and deliver all mobile projects. You will be responsible for identifying and specifying all new client project requirements as well as providing ongoing management development and support of existing clients and projects. This is, without question a fabulous role.

Clients and others comment on the energy and passion they have for what they are doing and the great stuff that they build. It's infectious... At such a fast moving company with a start up mentality you’ll find opportunities rather than boundaries exist everywhere...

Outstanding engineering talent proven by track record of leading and delivering substantial projects, an active GitHub contributor, (or superior academic results)

  • 6-8 years of experience in software development and substantial experience of managing teams of developers.
  • A strong command of object oriented principles.
  • Strong C# knowledge and the .net framework.
  • Significant development experience using Xamarin products will be a distinct advantage.
  • 2-3 years of experience in iOS or Android development, using Objective-C and Java. You should have some apps in the App/Play Store that you can show.
  • Experience of Blackberry or Windows Phone development environments would also be beneficial.
  • A demonstrable knowledge of Mobile Web technologies such as HTML 5, CSS and JavaScript and preferably experience of wrapper frameworks such as PhoneGap or Titanium.
  • Fluent in writing understandable and decoupled code
  • Know your git from your SVN
  • An interest in cloud based server side solutions
  • Self-motivated, but can excel in a team-based environment. Show Strong initiative and enthusiasm.

You will have an excellent understanding of modern/standard mobile based technologies and production methodologies, as well as good understanding of web technologies and software production techniques.
As a Tech Lead, you will be responsible for identifying and advising the business on appropriate production technologies depending on project requirements. It is vitally important that any decisions on technologies are made by the business in joint agreement and not by individuals with personal preferences.

You will be responsible for allocating production tasks to your team and for ensuring all deadlines are met, within scope and on budget as specified in any project documentation.
You’ll be in charge of a growing team of engineers who are passionate about what they do- Please contact me, Nick Adams on 01293848165 or nick.adams@search.co.uk

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