Vermeer Corporation Senior Mobile Application Developer in Pella, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do MoreTM.

Job Summary

The Senior Mobile Application Developer leads the design, development, testing, deployment and support of mobile customer facing solutions. This role works directly with several departments to meet their specific programming requests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Demonstrate the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused, and stewardship and model the associated behaviors.

  2. Lead the development of high performance Android or iOS platform mobile solutions using Xamarin C#. This includes conceptualize, design, develop, test and deploy apps. Work with other developers to create and maintain a robust framework to support the apps.

  3. Maintain and enhance existing apps as requested. Create and maintain all necessary apps and program documentation.

  4. Preserve the integrity of company, customer, and dealer data.

  5. Develop detailed project plan and estimate time, delivery, and cost for development projects.

  6. Keep up to date on new emerging technologies and identify the applicability of these technologies to improve mobile solution offerings. Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  7. Create, update and promote best practices, guidelines, and standards.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Computer Sciences, Management Information Systems, or related field.

  • Minimum 7 years’ of development experience on mobile solutions (iOS and Android); and/or a combination of education and experience required.

Computer Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Xamarin Application Framework is required.

  • Demonstrated experience with the following frameworks: Android – J2EE/J2ME, Android SDK, SQLite/MySQL, Eclipse; iOS - Objective-C, iOS SDK, Xcode, Swift

  • Strong software development skills beyond design, including OO and MVC/MVVM patterns.

  • Proven mobile software development experience.

  • Experience in a Microsoft-centric development environment utilizing C# as development language.

  • Ability to work with Agile-based Team Development Methodology using Microsoft VSTS, TFS 2015, or Atlassian JIRA.

  • Previous experience working with Design Patterns development to support SOLID principles and Test-Driven Development.

  • Previous experience developing with Public Cloud providers such as AWS or Azure.

  • Demonstrated experience with JavaScript Frameworks (Knockout, jQuery), HTML5, CSS3, JSON, Responsive Web Design using Twitter Bootstrap frameworks.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with Agile development process and continuous integration.

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving ability.

  • Ability to optimize the solutions according to business requirements.

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex applications with multiple data sources and integration points.

  • Increase knowledge in the area(s) of programming languages and databases.

  • Demonstration of strong organizational skills; ability to work effectively under extreme stress; ability to effectively manage programming requests simultaneously.

  • Understanding of data security and security related best practices.

  • Demonstration of attention to detail and a high sense of accuracy.

  • Ability to maintain positive interpersonal relationships which encourage openness with customers and peers.

  • Demonstration of good verbal and written communication skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer preferred.

Travel

Up to 25% domestic and/or international travel by car or plane is required.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Why Vermeer?

Our reach is global, our impact is personal. By joining Vermeer, you won’t just be making the right step for your career. You’ll be making a real, personal impact on our people, our customers and our world.

Impact Our People: You’ll find teams of hardworking people who take pride in their work, pride in each other and pride in the principles that guide them. Our team members are diverse, talented and driven to continuously learn, improve and innovate, both for our company and for their careers.

Impact Our Customers: Whether our customers are operating small stump cutters in their backyard or giant surface mining equipment in Australia, they make progress happen. Our team members are constantly turning up new possibilities and collaboratively innovating to keep our customers and the people they serve on the leading-edge of progress around the world.

Impact Our World: At Vermeer, we believe in giving back and helping people and communities. We’ve held that belief from our founding in 1948. Our reach extends from offering impressive benefits that help our team members and their families live well, to supporting our local communities through volunteer and community investment programs. Our impact is also experienced by the way our customers use Vermeer products to make a difference. Vermeer equipment is used all around the world to keep people connected to life necessities, such as water and electricity, harvest the feed that nourishes a vibrant food supply and effectively manage precious natural resources that improve our quality of life.