lead mobile developer

Pinnacle Group

Dallas, TX
Job Description:

  • This Senior Software Developer will be the sole Engineer on the Enterprise Mobile Foundation Team here at client and will function in a SME and Team Lead capacity. 
  • Candidates will work to provide guidance and solutions to multiple mobile development teams across the client’s Technology and Business departments. 
  • Candidates are responsible for working with business partners and guiding their mobile application development teams in regards to code reviews, helping to test applications, establishing best practices, and architecting solutions. 
  • Candidates will also work with vendors who develop client’s applications, providing code reviews, helping architect and design solutions, facilitate testing, etc. 
  • This Senior candidate will be responsible for both Greenfield development and enhancements to existing solutions on BOTH iOS applications and Android Applications. 
  • Day to day, their time will be split roughly 50/50 between hands on application development , and working on POC’s for the architect and business teams, and in meetings with the business, helping to solution and drive solutions and best practices.
  • Qualified candidates must have experience as a full tack developer – and experience working on both the front and back end development of enterprise mobile applications. 
  • This person should not be someone that has solely developed applications “on the side.” 
  • Candidates should have professional experience guiding and developing scalable, applications used at an enterprise level.

Work Activities or Context:

Technical Expertise:

  • Effectively applies knowledge and skills of software development and testing to solve a range of problems.
  • Partners with other Technology Team members to provide advice or solutions within his or her area of expertise.
  • Keeps informed about current developments within his or her area of expertise.

Analytical Expertise:

  • Proactively identifies problems, performs root cause analysis, investigates information, performs impact analysis
  • Formulates and executes plans to develop solutions.
  • Identifies strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Understands and can estimate effort and value for solutions
  • Understands at a broad level how technology platforms or architectures are applied to automated business solutions.

Systems Development Engineering:

  • Facilitate or complete Analysis, design, and programming of viable solutions to high complexity business problems according to user specifications.
  • Develop or approve detail program specifications.
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture to evaluate and recommend emerging technologies, and influence technical designs.

Testing or Deliverable Quality:

  • Participate in system and acceptance testing.
  • Ensure that systems are functionally appropriate, technically sound, and well integrated.
  • Test and implement system and enhancements using techniques that preserve system integrity.

Task Management:

  • Sets up or follows established procedures and standards to ensure high quality and quantity of work.
  • Understand dependency identification processes in technology work, verifies information and carefully reviews and checks the accuracy of own work.
  • Establishes or follows prioritization processes to drive work and has a sense of urgency about getting work completed.
  • Looks for and seizes opportunities to do more or to do things better.
  • Analyze and resolve multiple complex problems without direction.
  • Research and recommend alternative actions for problem resolution.
  • Employ productivity aids in all aspects of assignments.
  • Highly organized and self-directed.


  • Appropriately shares ideas and information with others.
  • Practices attentive and active listening.
  • Ensures that regular and consistent communications take place.
  • Expresses ideas clearly and concisely in writing.
  • Expresses oneself clearly in conversation and interaction with others.


  • BS, Business, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Systems, or equivalent formal training required.

Work Experience:

  • 5 or more years of professional experience developing enterprise mobile applications required.
  • Full stack mobile application development experience is required.
  • Desire to work with BOTH iOS and Android application development is required.
  • Experience developing BOTH iOS applications and Andriod applications required.
  • Experience working in a lead capacity – guiding best practices, architecting solutions and performing code reviews is required.
  • From a front end perspective for iOS, experience using SWIFT, and Objective C required.
  • From a front end perspective for Android, experience using Java and Kotlin required.
  • From a front end perspective for mobile web development, experience utilizing the React framework preferred.
  • From a backend perspective, experience using Java services is required.
  • Experience working with AWS as a backend, and associated tools such as DynamoDB, AWS Amplify, App Sync, etc, preferred.

Skills or Abilities or Knowledge or Work Style:

Core Knowledge:

  • Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies, practices, concepts, and technologies obtained through formal training and / or work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one required programming language.

Critical Skills:

  • Excellent partnering, communication, and negotiation skills in working with various Technology or partner Teams.
  • Able to analyze large, complex, and vague Business or technical problems, articulating the problem or root cause, and translating the analysis into viable solution recommendations.
  • Able to work effectively in a strong Customer service or team oriented environment.
  • Able to take on multiple assignments, whether administrative or project related, while maintaining a successful level of completion in all responsible work. 
  • Able to mentor others to do the same.
  • Able to prioritize effectively.
  • Able to develop, present and effectively communicate ideas and strategies to a variety of audiences.
  • Able to teach and mentor others concerning technical and business subjects.
  • Able to manage ambiguity in a positive manner.


  • Java 4 to 6 years experience
  • Agile: 6 plus years experience
  • Amazon Web Services: 1 to 2 years experience
  • iOS: 2 to 4 years experience
  • Mobile Application Design: 4 to 6 years experience
  • Swift Programming: 2 to 4 years experience
  • Web services: 4 to 6 years experience