Sr. Mobile Application Engineer


Position Purpose: 

You will serve as a technical expert focused on designing and building a new generation of mobile-centric applications at Sleep Number. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating feature-rich, intuitive, experience-focused mobile digital products to delight our internal and external customers. You will be able to work in an entrepreneurial environment, and partner closely with a team of technologists, analysts, and product managers to develop innovative solutions and tools with a “mobile first” approach and mindset.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical expert leading the design, development, delivery, and support of mobile applications
  • Have a constant focus on enhancing the user experience through applying modern UI/UX design principles
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to design and ship new features and enhancements
  • Ensure the performance, quality, scalability, security and responsiveness of the applications
  • Provide clear communications to stakeholders regarding timelines, issues and requirements
  • Maintain a pulse on emerging technologies, experiment and drive innovations

Position Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated success in delivering complex full stack mobile applications across native and server-side
  • 5+ years experience with native Android framework and SDK, with deep understanding of full mobile development life cycle
  • Experience with cross-platform mobile frameworks such as Xamarin, Ionic, or React Native
  • Experience with Android UI modeling, design patterns, and API frameworks
  • Excellent knowledge of working with dynamic data using services (e.g., JSON, XML, REST APIs etc.)
  • Experience with continuous delivery in mobile, including Test- or Behavior-Driven Design
  • Experience with authenticated sessions using OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect
  • Experience with performance profiling and tuning mobile applications
  • Experience integrating mobile applications with cloud platforms (Azure and AWS)
  • Familiarity with JavaScript and NodeJS
  • Familiarity with push notifications and cloud messaging
  • Familiarity with version control systems (Git, Svn, etc.)
  • Familiarity with build systems (gradle, maven), and CI tools (Jenkins, Artifactory, Nexus)
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Takes ownership and accountability for end-to-end solution delivery
  • Meets or exceeds customer expectations with deliverables
  • Meets deadlines on all projects, activities, and tasks
  • Completes projects, tasks, and activities within budget and with high quality
  • Resolves incidents and problems within predefined SLA’s

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 7+ years of software development experience in dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • 5+ years experience building Android mobile applications with at least 2 published apps.
  • BA, BS, MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technology field
  • Strong analytical skills, collaborative and problem-solving mindset, and technical aptitude
  • Technical leadership and/or project management experience on medium and large-scale projects desired
  • Experience working with agile / scrum methodology preferred

Working Conditions (if applicable):

Occasional travel (<10%) based on business needs

Job ID R8514

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