iOS/Android Tech Lead

for Lextech Global Services in Lisle, IL

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Skills:
iOS (Objective-C, Cocoa) and/or Android device development experience 
Location:
Lisle, IL
Area Code:
630 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
80k+ DOE 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Posted:
8-25-2014 
Position ID:
lisTL102011 
Dice ID:
RTX1539e3 
With a special focus on the mobile workforce, Lextech helps clients create user- centered, visually stunning mobile apps against tight deadlines. Proven processes and experience connecting mobile apps to external resources (sales teams, legacy systems, hardware, etc.) make Lextech one of the most sought after mobile firms in the world.

We are looking for a mobile app team technical lead to head up a new development team to be based in Lisle, IL at the corporate headquarters or in our downtown office. We want someone who craves hands on mobile app technical architecture, design and coding along with setting the direction for a 3-4 person team. This is a very hands-on role to lead by example, guide the team and mentor others to make sure projects get done. To be successful in this role, deep expertise in either iOS devices or Android development is a must.

Responsibilities
  • Think, design and then build (frequently used brain a must)
  • Quickly learn new technologies (languages, operating systems, tools) and be productive with them
  • Understand a customer*s requirements and big picture view of the system to be developed
  • Architect and design cutting edge mobile apps

  • Light project management

  • Lead a tech team and deliver awesome apps

  • Develop quality software in multiple programming languages
  • Quickly identify and track down system bugs

Skills (must have)
  • Objective-C and iPhone/iPad development (both with and without ARC) AND/OR Java & Android development
  • GUI layout (we have UI designers but you need to be able to build it) 
  • Network connectivity (HTTP, raw sockets or otherwise). The apps we build don't just live on the device but reach out to other systems and hardware.
  • Handle memory management associated with native mobile development

Other Software Skills (must have at least 1)
  • Java 
  • PHP or C++ 
  • MySQL, SQL Server or other relational database

Systems Skills (great to have)
  • Linux/Unix/Mac OS X/Windows: install, configure & make the server dance
  • Troubleshoot network issues affecting software systems 
  • Scale a system from one server to hundreds
 


Our goal is to improve the lives of 1,000,000 people through apps we create for the mobile workforce. We want the best of the best in mobile application development area in Chicagoland area. We have PPO healthcare plans with BCBS, Dental, 401k matching and cake o*clock. We are reviewing candidates that are able to work in the US without sponsorship. This is a full-time salaried position and are not looking at contractors to fill this role.
Chad Lilly
Lextech Global Services
3080 Ogden Avenue
Suite 200
Lisle, IL 60532