PROJECT: Mobile Apps for Customers. The MCOE has a number of mobile apps under our umbrella that we maintain and update. We are looking for a senior iOS engineer to help us to update and add functionality with these apps. In addition we always have requests from our business partners to build new mobile apps. The candidate would play a key role in both types of projects.
IDEAL BACKGROUND: Ideal candidate should be well-versed in iOS development, understand mobile debugging, and have experience connecting to RESTful services.
TOP REQUIREMENTS: Swift (3 years experience), Mobile development (5 years experience), Agile methodology.
- ** What experience will set candidates apart from one another? Swift experience necessary.
SOFT SKILLS: The candidate needs to listen and work collaboratively within a scrum team. The candidate should be able to grasp unique business requirements and constraints and work within those confinements. As a senior engineer the candidate must be able to coach and mentor early career engineers.
INTERVIEW PROCESS: I like to do a phone interview and then an in person interview. Typically, either a colleague or I would do a 30 minute intro where we can get to know the person to see if they would be a good fit, and then bring the candidate in for an hour or so to have a more technical discussion with some of our leads.
Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team? Part of a team
If so, please describe the team? (Name of team, size of team, etc.). Teams are generally 3 to 6 developers split between mobile and service development. This position will focus on the iOS development.
What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position?
- Attend regular scrum meetings.
- Design and develop software.
- Unit test software.
- Participate in architecture/design reviews.
- Collaborate with service developers in order to understand APIs.
- Deliver on time and with quality.
- Create and implement patterns.
- Mentor early career engineers.
What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities? Swift, Agile Methodology.
What skills/attributes are a must have? Real-world iOS development experience, Swift, API calls.
What skills/attributes are nice to have? Jenkins experience