Senior Mobile Applications Engineer: Senior Mobile Applications Engineer

Posted by | July 15, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Oakland, California, United States, 94601


Senior Mobile Applications Engineer
Oakland, CA
Public Media is the parent company of Minnesota Public Radio, Southern
California Public Radio and Classical South Florida. American Public
Media is the second largest producer and distributor of public radio
programming, including A Prairie Home Companion®, Speaking of Faith® and
Marketplace,® and reaching more than 16 million listeners weekly.
workplace is as dynamic as our programming! Diverse, creative and
compelling doesn’t just describe what we do, but also who we are. We tap
into the life experiences of our employees for perspective and
balance. In addition to pursuing your talents in a creative, energetic
workplace, you’ll discover competitive pay and benefits, a culture that
encourages learning and development, and opportunities for
advancement. A career at American Public Media is your opportunity to
inspire – and to be inspired!
Position Summary:
Senior Mobile Applications Engineer will act as the Lead engineer for
all Mobile Applications development at American Public Media (APM). The
Senior Mobile Applications Engineer will be a senior member of the
Software Applications Group and will manage, support and monitor all
mobile development at all APM development locations including all work
at the St. Paul headquarters, Marketplace Headquarters in Los Angeles
and at the Oakland location. 
S/he will be involved
in the development, testing, deployment, and support of software
applications. This position will not have any direct reports but will be
responsible for the development of mobile applications across multiple
divisions through mentoring, monitoring and directing the development of
other web/applications developers. S/he will also be responsible for
personally developing and maintaining specific mobile applications as
directed by the Director of Software Applications. S/he will be required
to work in both a team/paired-programming scenario as well as a solo

Position Responsibility:
  • Provide
    technical leadership through mentoring, support and monitoring of all
    mobile development at all APM development locations
  • Develop and maintain specific leading Mobile Applications and tools for Regional and National properties and initiatives
  • Ensure that department methodologies, policies, and procedures are followed on all assigned Projects
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Journalism, Digital Media or similar field
  • 2 years mobile app development experience and 5-6 years in a senior software development role
  • Experience to include the following:
  • Experience in Object Oriented analysis and design
  • Experience developing world class applications for iOS – iPhone and iPad
  • Design and development of iOS CocoaTouch applications using XCode via the Objective-C, C, and C++ languages
  • Apple AppStore guidelines, including the submission, review, and distribution process
  • Experience developing world class applications for Android devices
  • Experience publishing to Android Market
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Excellent interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge through prior development of apps that use Apple audio services for Internet streaming
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, both in written and oral form
  • Knowledge of Information Technology tools and Information Systems development and diagnostic methodologies and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of RDBMS preferably MySQL, and MS SQL Server, SQL scripting, and ERD data modeling
  • Knowledge of version control systems SVN and Git
  • Working Knowledge of Drupal
  • Knowledge of PHP Doctrine
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile development methodologies
  • Salesforce platform experience
  • Experience coding in Java and related technologies
  • Strong Experience with PHP, Ruby, Java, Python, MySQL and Perl
  • Experience with HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery Experience deploying and supporting LAMP stack
  • Working knowledge of UNIX, OSX, Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Experience with Local and Wide Area Networked environments
To apply, email a resume and cover letter to
Indicate position #103-12, Senior Mobile Applications Engineer. 
Please see job description attached for more details.
American Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We encourage candidates with a diversity of life experiences to apply.
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