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Igloo Software // digital workplace solns
Engineering, Full Time    Kitchener    Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019
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Why join Igloo:

Igloo is a leading provider of digital workplace solutions, helping companies build inspiring digital destinations where employees can access the information, tools, & expertise they need to do their best work, from wherever they are. The Igloo platform provides a seamless work experience that brings together content & conversation for a more productive & engaged workforce.

Why this role is important:

We're looking for an Android developer to design, develop & maintain our mobile application & support the systems used to deliver content to our customers enabling them to work from anywhere.

A successful candidate should have experience creating & publishing apps to the Android & Apple app stores & be aware of best practices & development guidelines for the two platforms.

The impact youll have:

  • Guide: participate & guide technical design & product discussions related to our mobile Android application
  • Collaborate: work closely with other mobile app developers guaranteeing the vision & direction is cohesive for both platforms
  • Build: work directly with developers & product managers to conceptualize, build & realize new features
  • Functionality: work alongside backend developers to create & maintain the API contracts needed to support mobile functionality
  • Optimize: enhance app performance ensuring the best possible user experience
  • Modernize: keep up to date on the latest industry trends in the mobile technologies & share domain knowledge
  • Share: explain technologies & solutions to technical & non-technical stakeholders
  • Continually learning: willingness to attend events/conference related to mobile development

What youll need:

  • Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree and/or have equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years experience working in the software development industry
  • 2+ years of mobile application development experience, specifically building Android applications
  • Understand end-to-end delivery of the mobile ecosystem
  • Background in working with RESTful API's & understand best practices
  • Exposure to Cloud solutions like AWS or Azure
  • Proven experience building consumer facing applications
  • Strong understanding of mobile testing best practices
  • Knowledge of security standards & techniques for web/mobile applications
  • Ability to work well with external vendors & teams

Tech Stack (brownie points!):

  • Knowledge of Git & version management systems in general
  • Experience with native mobile dev is highly preferred (Java, iOS/Swift/Objective-C)
  • Familiarity with mobile application frameworks such as Xamarin & Ionic

What we have to offer:

We offer health benefits, a training budget for every employee, fair-trade coffee & tea, treats every pay day, & an eco-bonus for people who take alternative transportation to work. You choose whether you work on a Mac or PC, & we give our developers stipends to buy whatever hardware makes their work easier.

You own the work you do. Your decisions are yours, & youre evaluated on results. We pride ourselves on being a collaborative organization where everyone has a voice theres no such thing as a bad idea.

Sound like you? Apply now!

Igloo welcomes & encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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