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Mobile App Developer

Job Category:
Project Management
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
Newsday Media Group
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We are looking for Cablevisionaries who always keep the customer first in mind, who insist on continuing to learn every day, who thrive in a highly collaborative work environment and who when presented with a challenge, don't quit until they find a solution.

The Mobile App Developer plays a central role in building Newsday and News 12's mobile apps, with an emphasis on iOS products. A very good understanding of Objective C, X-Code, Java, template languages, JSON, Javascript and mobile devices is key. Must also be familiar with the latest techniques and be able to understand the surrounding environments and systems such as applications servers, databases, legacy systems etc. The Mobile Developer must also display a keen understanding to mobile audiences and best practices for providing industry-leading products.

Key participant in effort to provide Newsday and News 12 content on a variety of platforms – iPhone, iPad, Android and other smart phones and tablets. Works with other designers and developers assigned to mobile projects and works closely with vendors building mobile apps. Works with vendors and other third parties to support Newsday and News 12 apps through web services and other functions. Effectively communicates and documents technical architecture and solutions to internal peer groups as well as customer technical and management groups. Works with newsroom, advertising, marketing and other departments to build successful mobile products and enhancements. The mobile app developer works as part of the development team to develop, maintain and improve Newsday products for Apple, Android and other mobile devices.
•BA of Science in Computer Science and Engineering or similar.
•At least 4 years of object-oriented programming experience. At least one year experience with mobile development.
•Experience with media websites and publishing is a plus.
•Excellent Objective C and Java skills. Excellent Javascript and Ajax skills.
•Experience with the iOS SDK and iOS Tools
•Able to work in fast paced, highly demanding environment and handle changing priorities.
•Ability to manage time across multiple, simultaneous projects.

Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.