Mobile Application Developer

Mobile Application Developer: Job Summary

GuestRevu is a dynamic Saas technology company providing guest relations and reputation management solutions to the tourism industry. We are looking for a highly qualified mobile app developer to join our well established development team. You will contribute to the development of GuestRevu software, web, and mobile applications.

Desired Skills and Experience

Proven commercial software development experience and published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market.

Experience in:

NodeJS;  JSON;  SQL Server Management;  Javascript MVC/MVP frameworks like: AngularJS, HTML5, PHP, CSS3;  CSS preprocessors such as SASS;  Responsive web design and Bootstrap;  Mobile design standards and architecture.

Experience in the tourism and hospitality industry will be beneficial.

Essential skills:

  • iOS – Strong OO design and programming skills in Objective-C; Familiar with iOS SDK (UIKit, Cocoa Touch, Core Data, Core Location, etc);  Familiar with xcode
  • Android – Strong OO design and programming skills in Java (J2EE/ J2ME); Familiar with the Android SDK;  Knowledge of SQLite, MySQL or similar database management system;  Familiar with Eclipse
  • Common – Understanding of other compiled languages; Experience on web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML);  Experience of development using web technologies;  Good understanding of OO programming and design patterns;  Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP;  Experience building web and native apps;  Experience using social media APIs;  Using version control (e.g. Git);  Excellent debugging and optimisation skills

Competencies:

  • Analytical Skills: must be able to recognize the needs of customers, and create solutions that answer those needs.
  • Communication: must be able to clearly communicate your ideas to team members and management.
  • Creativity: find new ways of approaching problems and developing innovative applications.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Problem-Solving: As issues come up, you need to be able to make decisions that move the project forward.
  • Teamwork: As part of a team of developers, you need to work well with others.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with other members of the development team, product manager and business team.
  • Support changes/applications post implementation by debugging, fixing and participating in maintenance releases as required.
  • Develop error free, highly efficient code that complies with all code standards and methodologies.
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Ability to work well either independently or as part of a team.
  • May also be responsible for designing the prototype application, indicate program unit structure, and discuss application plans with the product development team.
  • Manage the entire app lifecycle, from concept stage to delivery and post launch.