Position: Senior Mobile Software Architect
Job Location: Mountain View, CA
Req Number: cov-00000766
Practice Area: Service Provider Solutions
Travel Required: Pacific Northwest

Covestic is looking for a Senior Software Architect with current experience architecting mobile applications. This is the primary architect and technical subject matter expert (SME) of a Mobile Development Team. As the key member of the team, you will supervise the development of leading edge mobile applications in partnership with one of the leading names in the Internet industry.

The responsibilities of for the role include the following:

- SME for defining handset and server requirements to support future Next Generation architectures. Clarify requirements during OEM/vendor compliance discussions and implementation
- Support OEMs in integration, test and evaluation of Next Generation application prototypes and perform acceptance testing procedures
- Assist with implementation and validation of Next Generation software architecture for mobile handsets
- Develop and document concisely written requirements and use cases
- Act as Next Generation Platform SME and technical point of contact for development of applications by 3rd parties
- Define technology solutions for products that bring to life company’s brand promise
- Define and enforce architecture standards and principles
- Bridge the gap between business and technical requirements
- Work closely with development team

This role is located in Mountain View, CA. Candidates outside of the Seattle/Bellevue region must consider unassisted relocation and/or travel expenses.

Experience - External:
- Proven experience as the architectural SME to the development of mobile software applications
- 10 years of production JAVA development experience
- 7+ years experience managing or architecting in open source software development projects
- Must exhibit in-depth understanding of mobile application architecture
- Acts independently to determine methods and procedures
- Able to direct the work of others, prioritize tasks and allocate resources
- Must be able to lead cross-functional project teams and coordinate activities of others
- Must possess extensive knowledge of Mobile Internet Standards (OMA, IETF, 3GPP)
- Extensive knowledge of iterative development lifecycle management and tools (version control, documentation)
- Expert in JAVA and related technologies .

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO: www.covestic.com/careers.html