Mobile Software Engineer (Tysons, VA)
A rapidly expanding, entrepreneurial technology company, Alarm.com, is seeking a motivated Mobile App Developer who wants to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing team. We are looking for iOS or Android Mobile App Developers with proven experience who will design the app based on product management specifications, implement connectivity to the backend components leveraging mobile SDKs from Alarm.com, implement the user interface and other client-slide logic in native Apple and Google tools, and provide ongoing technical guidance. The ideal candidate is self-sufficient and will exhibit a high degree of initiative in learning new technologies and methods to resolve challenges encountered during the project life cycle.
Very few small companies innovate and develop across such a broad range of technologies as Alarm.com. This position is ideal for the candidate who seeks a small, friendly company culture where one can work closely with smart and highly productive people across a very interesting spectrum of wireless, software, and hardware/device technologies to develop outstanding consumer products.
The Mobile App Developer’s primary job responsibilities will include:
- Developing mobile applications for iPhone and/or Android [as well as server-side APIs]
- Writing coherent, organized code. The ideal candidates must be comfortable working on a complicated code-base with high levels of abstraction
- Working with Product Management to help define functional specifications for mobile applications
- Implementing multi-device application features as part of an interactive Agile development process
- Researching, adopting and integrating new technologies
- Innovating and improving existing products and mobile app features
- Taking ownership of projects to ensure their successful completion with respect to deadlines
- Collaborating with Quality Assurance in developing a test plan to ensure successful deployment of updates
- B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or similar engineering program with strong academic performance. Liberal arts academic experience or interests are also a plus.
- 0-2 years of experience in Software Development
- Self-starter, analytical, tenacious problem solver
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Rigorous attention to detail and focus on quality of deliverables
- Proven team experience and comfort in a team-oriented environment
- Passion for working with technology and excitement for creating high quality consumer technology products
- For iOS: Swift, Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, iOS SDK, Core Animation
- For Android: Java, Kotlin, Android SDK
BONUS POINTS FOR:
- Experience with C#
- Experience with Git, JSON, REST, XML and HTML
- Experience with Smart Home Assistants
- Experience with unit testing (JUnit, Mockito, Robolectric) and UI testing (Espresso)
- Experience writing code for a multi-threaded environment
- Experience writing scripts in: Python, Ruby, Groovy, Bash, etc
- Experience with or knowledge of common architectural patterns: MVP, MVVM
WHY WORK FOR ALARM.COM?
- Collaborate with outstanding people: We hire only the best. Our standards are high and our employees enjoy working alongside other high achievers.
- Make an immediate impact: New employees can expect to be given real responsibility for bringing new technologies to the marketplace. You are empowered to perform as soon as you join the Alarm.com team!
- Gain well rounded experience: Alarm.com offers a diverse and dynamic environment where you will get the chance to work directly with executives and develop expertise across multiple areas of the business.
- Work with the latest technologies: You’ll gain exposure to a broad spectrum of IoT, SaaS and M2M technologies including wireless communication, video monitoring, smart home automation, web development, and backend application development and hosting.
- Focus on fun: Alarm.com places high value on our team culture. We even have a committee dedicated to hosting a stand-out holiday party, happy hours, and other fun corporate events.
Alarm.com is the leading cloud-based platform for the smart home. Millions of home and business owners depend on our technology every day to make their properties safer, smarter, and more efficient. We make the Smart Home broadly accessible by enabling easy automation and control across a range of connected devices through our single, intuitive user interface. Alarm.com earned the Top Workplace™ award for its employee culture and the meaningful work we do every day to develop and bring to market new technology that will make millions of people safer and help them use energy more efficiently. We’re seeking those who are passionate about creating change through technology and who want to make a lasting impact on the world around them. Our solutions are exclusively distributed through a network of authorized service providers.
For more information, please visit www.alarm.com.
Alarm.com offers competitive pay and benefits including a wide choice of healthcare options with generous company subsidy, a health savings account option with company contribution, 401(k) with employer match, paid holidays and paid time off increasing with tenure, paid maternity and paternity leave, company paid STD/LTD and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a casual dress work environment.
Alarm.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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