Mobile / Application / Web Developers at Kencall

On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Acting as lead iOS and/ or Android developer. Depending on the skills set can be lead on one platform and play a supporting role across the other
  • Working closely with another mobile app developer leading the other platform development
  • Deliver across the entire app life cycle –concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to app stores and support Working directly with developers and product managers to conceptualise, build, test and realise products
  • Gather requirements around functionality and translate those requirements into elegant functional solutions Build prototypes at tech scoping stage of projects
  • Working along the web developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps
  • Working with the front end developers to build the interface with focus on usability features
  • Create compelling device specific user interfaces and experiences
  • Standardising the platform and in some cases apps to deliver across multiple brands with minimal duplication of effort
  • Optimising performance for the apps
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
Person Specification:
  • Proven commercial software development experience – desktop and mobile
  • Published examples of mobile applications on the App store or the Android market
  • Excellent knowledge in information architecture, human computer interaction and usability design principles
  • A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
  • Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
  • Ability to work on their own and as a part of the team Excellent scoping and estimation skills
  • Excellent testing/ QA skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to liaise with various departments locally and internationally
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, MSSQL, MySQL or similar database management system
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 reporting tools (Crystal Reports)
  • Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, and PHP Experience building web and native apps
  • Experience using social media APIs
  • Excellent debugging and optimisation skills
Desirable skills:
  • LAMP / XAMPP development experience
  • PHP frameworks (e.g. Zend)
  • PHP template engines – Creative design skills
  • Working with a content management system (Joomla, Drupal)
  • Working in a media/ publishing environment
Competencies for success:
  • Creativity
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Technical Learning
  • Presentation Skills
  • Management Written Communications
  • Problem Solving
If you possess the above skills send your CV to [email protected] or [email protected] before 15th Feb 2015.

Important: Be sure to include the title of the position in the subject line to your e-mail for consideration.

Details of your current/expected salary should be provided in the body of application letter. 

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