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Mobile App Developer

Mobile App Developer

Company 
Q-uP LLC
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

LifeRocket is a financial management guru aimed at helping users make financial decisions radically simple. Via LifeRocket’s website and apps for iOS and Adroid, the integration of partners, creation of educational content, and easy-to-use financial tools allow users to make all their financial decisions on one platform in real time. LifeRocket is based in Detroit, Michigan, and is a sister company of Quicken Loans.

What You'll Do/Need

A Mobile Application Developer works on a project-by-project basis with other engineers, web developers, business and marketing team members to create an intuitive experience for mobile users. This includes creating, extending and improving native mobile applications for iOS, Android and potentially other mobile platforms; leveraging an internal web service framework; building solutions; and maintaining existing applications, all in a high-energy environment.

Responsibilities

  • Build great mobile apps: work with other engineers, developers, architects, QA, system engineers
  • and project managers in solving new and existing technical challenges
  • Talk the talk; walk the walk: understand requirements, implement solutions and provide administration tools and documentation for specific projects
  • Be there when needed: perform scheduled on-call duties
  • Speak up: participate in design and code reviews
  • Find a better way: follow and enhance existing development processes; measure and verify that new and old code has acceptable performance and scalability
  • Be in it to win it: own, not just work on, these projects and want to see your work succeed and last the test of time
  • Get it done: deliver accurate estimates, provide regular feedback and consistently meet project deadlines
  • Mentor other Mobile Software Engineers: teach mobile coding techniques, assist with debugging issues and testing, and explain what issues could lurk within high-level designs

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software development, art and technology, information
  • technology, information systems or equivalent work experience
  • Established portfolio of work and/or code samples
  • One year of experience developing iOS apps using Objective-C or Android apps using Java
  • Solid understanding of Cocoa/UIKit frameworks, Xcode/Interface Builder and the iOS SDK or Java, the Android SDK, and Eclipse
  • Experience using version control repositories, such as CVS and Git
  • Collaborative development experience: ability to explain complex ideas and concepts to non-technical team members and to enjoy the learning process as well as teaching others
  • Unit testing makes you happy: you understand how and why unit testing delivers better solutions and speeds up maintenance
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Embrace challenges, focusing on coming up with solutions and options to solve these challenges
  • Ability to tailor excellent oral and written communication to different audiences

What’ll Make You Special

  • User interface implementation experience
  • Related experience in software testing and design
  • Team-oriented experience
  • Have applications posted in the App Store/Google Play

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more.

 

Why We’re Different

 

Meet the anti-corporate culture of LifeRocket (QuP, LLC) where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

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