XRDigitech Global

Mobile Application Developer Job Description

We are looking for a qualified Mobile developer to join our team. You will be working with our engineers to develop and maintain high quality mobile applications.
If you’re passionate about mobile platforms and translating code into user-friendly apps, we would like to meet you. As a Mobile developer, you’ll collaborate with internal teams to develop functional mobile applications, while working in a fast-paced environment.
Ultimately, you should be able to design and build the next generation of our mobile applications.

Mobile Developer Duties and Responsibilities:

Developing mobile applications and websites involves performing several duties and responsibilities. After our analysis of several Mobile Developer job descriptions, we found the following to be the most common Mobile Developer duties and responsibilities.
The typical responsibilities of mobile developers include:

• discussing the client’s requirements and the proposed solution with colleagues
• developing application programming interfaces (APIs) to support mobile functionality
• using and adapting existing web applications for apps
• working closely with colleagues to constantly innovate app functionality and design

  • Understand Users’ Mobile Needs

Before Mobile Developers can work their mobile magic, they have to sit down with their client and do some active listening to find out what they want out their mobile app. The information learned in these conversations is the precursor to the project plan.

  • Develop Project Plans Based on Client Needs

Once Mobile Developers understand their client’s desires, they start coming up with ideas to bring these desires to life. The project plan is the outline detailing all the programming that needs to be done to complete the project.

  • Write and Test Code

Writing the code necessary to make a mobile app work is the main duty of a Mobile Developer. The specific code depends on the mobile platform. It is Java for Android and Windows phone, and it is Objective-C and Swift for iOS.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Produce fully functional mobile applications writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with Product development team to plan new features
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on the App store or the Android market
  • In-depth knowledge of programming languages like Swift, Java, C# and Objective C
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Familiarity with OOP design principles
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to perform in a team environment
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field