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Lead Mobile App Developer

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TOCA Football
Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Rate
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At TOCA Everybody Plays! Headquartered in Costa Mesa, California, TOCA Football, Inc. is the largest soccer center operator in North America, and an official soccer training partner of MLS. We are transforming the soccer experience and building communities that inspire everybody to play. TOCA provides a technology backed, authentic soccer experience on demand, making players better and getting more people to play. This shared TOCA experience is the basis of a global, inclusive TOCA community in which we all share our love of the World's most popular sport.

About TOCA:

TOCA was founded in 2016 by two-time U.S. World Cup and former MLS and English Premier League midfielder Eddie Lewis. He led the development of TOCA's training platform, which employs a proprietary ball machine, digitized targets, and a data-enhanced app to create a welcoming environment for players at every level.

Salary Range:$100k-$120k

Job Description Overview:

If you are looking for a challenging opportunity to work in a fast-growing sports-tech startup environment, then we may have a job for you! We are looking for a Lead Mobile AppDeveloper to take ownership of our mobile apps, lead the development team, and provide technical leadership to our developers. This position will lead the development of new React Native and Unity based mobile app platform, for our next gensoccer group-training and self-training experiences (incorporating multi-player and gamification).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Get involved in new product development projects that require or may benefit from mobile applications
  • Providing technical leadership for in-house and offshore mobile application development contractors
  • Come up to speed on a handful of existing Apache Cordova mobile app. Provide a technical assessment and prioritized recommendations to resolve any issues that may exist
  • Work with engineering SMEs to ensure understanding of hardware and firmware protocols, mechanics and use-cases to optimize User Experience
  • Collaborate with UI/UX Designersto optimize wireframe models. Translate wireframe models to optimum user interface implementations
  • Collaborate with back-end developers to deliver well-architected and high-quality solutions
  • Tune applications to ensure optimal performance and user experience
  • Write clean, well-documented code alongside other team members
  • Ensure all code is readable, testable and that technical debt is constantly evaluated and iteratively eliminated
  • Provide technical leadership for offshore mobile application development contractors
  • Develop simple POCs to guide the team in complex technical areas or explore and experiment with new technologies/ideas

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be a self-starter who can work independently with a minimum amount of supervision as well as contribute to a team environment
  • Ability to lead projects and offshore contractors, preferably following an Agile Software development framework like Scrum
  • Extensive knowledge of mobile application development, including publishing to the Apple App store
  • Deep knowledge of iOS and working knowledge of Android. Understanding of mobile app design guidelines on each platform and being aware of their differences
  • Strong knowledge of architectural patterns-MVP, MVC, MVVM, and Clean Architecture-and the ability to choose the best solution
  • Proficiency in ReactNative and JSON
  • Familiarity with Unity and its 3D animation as well as other game engine/framework elements

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years' mobile application development experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Travel: Minimal travel (10% - 20%) is required to visit other TOCA offices and centers/sites

EEO Statement

TOCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

About TOCA:

TOCA was founded in 2016 by two-time U.S. World Cup and former MLS and English Premier League midfielder Eddie Lewis. He led the development of TOCA's training platform, which employs a proprietary ball machine, digitized targets, and a data-enhanced app to create a welcoming environment for players at every level.

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