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Lead Mobile Engineer - Knock 'Em Sock 'Em Lead 'Em (Washington, DC)

Join a start up with big backers and on the verge of big press. Get in on the ground floor and enjoy growing your career with a company on the verge of big growth. We need a key contributor who will help lead our Mobile Development Group, report directly to the CTO, and be a key senior team member with a fabulous, burgeoning team. 

Take the lead on mobile product engineering and guide the development process. Currently apps are developed in React Native, with in-house native extensions for iOS and Android. 

Heres' Some of What You'll Do:

  • Take the lead on mobile product engineering
  • Brainstorm, design and move products forward to the next level
  • Work across technology from from web and mobile interaces to data storage
  • Make design decisions and defend them on the basis of security , performance, scalability, and usability
  • Help hire developers to complement your team :)

Desired kung-fu experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience maintaining and extending existing complex code bases. 
  • Expert in methods and tools for quality (code reviews, standards, automated testing, and documentation).
  • Experience with relational database design, SQL, and query optimization.
  • Understanding of internet and web infrastructure and protocols (for example HTTP, load balancing, latency, and bandwidth).
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, AWS, or other cloud provider services. 
  • Mobile development on Android and/or iOS.
  • Open source contributions. 
  • Distributed system design and development using microservices. 
  • Design and maintenance of network accessible APIs (for example REST).
  • Experience with varied programming languages (at least 3 different languages, excluding markup languages like HTML and CSS).
  • In-depth familiarity with HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to implement features end-to-end (including database / storage, server side, and user facing / client side).
  • Detailed understanding of data structures and common algorithms (for example maps, classes, hashing, and recursion).
  • Familiarity with POSIX compliant systems (Linux, Unix, etc.) and experience with its standard inspection and troubleshooting tools.
  • Skilled at debugging and troubleshooting production systems.
  • Understanding of profiling and optimization techniques.
  • Committed to building high quality code and an excellent user experience.
  • Comfort collaborating with non-technical colleagues, including customer support, sales, and occasionally directly with clients.

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