Synacor: Lead Mobile Device Developer

Posted by | October 14, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: Buffalo, NY

URL: http://www.synacor.com

Are you passionate about writing outstanding code?  Do you love working on products that users
rave about?  Do you thrive in an
environment where creativity is at its finest? 
Do you enjoy tackling hard problems and have a track record delivering
results?  If you answered “No” to any of
these questions there is no need to read on. 
Now that we have the attention of the candidates we are really after we
are looking for a talented, driven and experienced Lead Mobile Device Developer rockstar who is looking for an opportunity to
team up with other web development rock stars in an exciting and growing
company.  The ideal candidate will have a
can-do attitude, passion for technology, and extensive experience with
C/Objective-C, Java, Javascript, and HTML/CSS experience in the iOS and Android
environments. So if you are interested in building applications used by
millions of people then Synacor is the place for you!    
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Development, documentation, and
    maintenance of cutting edge mobile applications on mobile device platforms.
  • Conversion of design documents into
    native and HTML interfaces.
  • Deployment of client apps, including
    custom development, branding, and integration with backend web services.
  • Providing technical consultation and
    expertise to Product Managers and other Synacor staff members.
  • Writing technical and non-technical
    specifications and the documentation of procedures.
  • Reviewing Product requirement
    documents as well as participating in integration calls with our partners.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
What you’ll need
to bring to the table:
  • A minimum of 5-10 years development
    experience in software or website development; proven experience developing
    mobile applications.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer
    Science or the equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to use best practices and
    knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or
    services.
  • Ability to solve complex problems;
    takes a new perspective using existing solutions.
  • Experience with HTML/CSS and
    JavaScript client-side scripting.
  • Experience developing apps for iOS
    and Android platforms.
  • Expertise with the iOS SDK and Apple
    development tools like Xcode, Dashcode, and Interface Builder.
  • Expertise with the Android SDK and
    Android development tools.
  • Familiarity with revision control
    software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate.
What we’ll bring to the table:
  • 100%
    Company paid benefits (health, dental, vision) for all employees and
    eligible dependents
  • Competitive
    compensation package, including stock option grants (for eligible
    positions)
  • Award
    winning company culture with growth opportunities
  • Casual
    dress and flexible environment
  • Generous
    paid time off
  • 25
    cent vending machines
  • Free
    Spot coffee, popcorn and cappuccino
  • Monthly
    company connections (get to know your co-workers)
  • The
    opportunity to make a difference!
 
 
Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. 
Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent
vending machines.  Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for
the executives.  Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with
our new open workspaces.  Our leadership team understands that the best
results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let
them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary
customer service.  Synacor’s headquarters is located along Buffalo’s
waterfront in the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to enjoy the serenity
of nature is as easy as walking 1,000 feet or so to the water. We even have a
lakefront gazebo with wi-fi connection!  And if that’s not enough, Synacor
pays 100% of health care premiums for employees AND dependents, offers stock
option participation, a healthy bonus potential and a very generous paid time
off policy. Working with some of the largest cable, telecom and satellite
providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25 million
high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide.  We are looking for great
people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired
to do.

To apply: To apply please visit our website; www.synacor.com/careers

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