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Mobile & Tablet Application Developer IOS

The Teaching company
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
POSITION SPECIFICATION - Mobile and Tablet Applications Developer iOSCorporate Overview:A pioneer in the lifelong-learning market, Wondrium is a popular and growing media company that produces The Great Courses: a series of comprehensive and engaging, university-level, video and audio courses taught by the world's greatest professors.These subject matter experts are chosen among the top 1% of professors and industry experts world-wide specifically for their ability to teach effectively.Wondrium series covers a wide variety of topics ranging from traditional liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, literature, and the sciences, to practical classes in photography, foreign languages, health and wellness, business skills and much more. The company has ongoing partnerships with venerable education brands such as the Smithsonian, National Geographic, Mayo Clinic, The Culinary Institute of America, and others.Through its unique consumer-input driven model, Wondrium creates only the content that customers want and has developed a catalog of more than 650Great Courses comprising over 8,500hours of content. Courses are delivered to customers worldwide via a variety of channels, including digital downloads, DVD and CD sales, and via The Great CoursesPlus-a subscription video-on-demand platform that PC Magazine has called "Netflix for Learning."Since its establishment in 1990, Wondrium has sold more than 25million courses to adiverse,multi-generational group of customers around the world, whose common interest is their deep love of learning. Prominent and loyal customers of Wondrium include Bill Gates, Charles Schwab, and Jim Collins, to name a few.Position Summary: We are looking for an iOS developer responsible for the development and maintenance of applications aimed at a range of iOS devices including mobile phones and tablet computers. Primary focus of this role will be development of iOS applications and their integration with our web based back-end services. Commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.Key Relationships:Reports to: Mobile Engineering ManagerMajor Responsibilities:• Design and build applications for the Apple iOS platform• The developer will lead the entire application lifecycle right from concept stage until delivery and post launch support• Responsible for quality and performance of the apps• Responsible for code check-ins, maintainability and ongoing enhancements as needed • Developing quality and maintainable apps• Must be a team player and capable of translating high level user requirements into technical tasksIdeal Experience:The ideal candidate for the Mobile and Table Applications Developer at Wondrium will have:• • 6 to 9 years of development of mobile & tablet apps • Proficient with Objective-C or Swift• Experience with iOS frameworks such as Core Data, Core Animation, etc.• Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning• Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services• Understanding of Apple's design principles and interface guidelines• Experience with in-app purchasing with integration to payment processors is highly desirable• Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications• Knack for benchmarking and optimization• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git or SVN• Ideal candidate will also possess experience with Roku, iOS, Android and Kindle/Amazon apps• Experience in content space with audio/visual like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, MLB, etc., would be a huge plusThe successful candidate will demonstrate:High attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing prioritiesAbility to think strategically and execute methodically. Strong team-orientationSuperior verbal and written communications skills. Demonstrated ability to lead teamsAbility to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is expectedCommitted to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledgeSuccessful history of launching mobile and tablet applicationsAbility to clearly communicate data insights to othersWillingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessaryDemonstrated ability to dive deep in understanding the product, our business, and the competitive landscape Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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