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Sr. iOS Mobile Software Engineer II

Company: Spectrum Brands
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Division Information

The Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) business of Spectrum Brands is a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders' hardware, faucets, and commercial locksets and doors, with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset, Weiser, Baldwin, National Hardware, Stanley, FANAL, Pfister, EZSET, and Tell. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders' hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister), and #1 in U.S. retail commercial locksets. Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.

Job Summary

The Sr. iOS Mobile Engineer is a key member of the Engineering team working on the development efforts for iOS Mobile Apps. You will be working with internal stakeholders to develop the overall solution(s) requirements. As the main iOS developer, you will work closely with your Android counterpart to lead and architect the overall solutions. You will map out the short-term and long-term plans to deliver against the requirements. You will also guide and support identifying and working with 3rd party development partners who will develop some of these solutions to deliver to market. You will have to balance managing new products and products that are already in the market.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • (40%) Working in a New-Product-Introduction (NPI) environment, lead the development and implementation of new solutions for iOS mobile applications. Take on responsibility for the entire mobile development and own deliverables.
  • (15%) Work closely with the broader cross functional team to scope the requirements and propose solutions to address our short term and long term needs.
  • (20%) Work closely with our development partners (3rd party mobile developers, cloud developers, UI/UX, Testing) on the architectures, solutions, development, integration and testing of the mobile applications and interfaces to our cloud ecosystem and locks to ensure deliverables meet requirements with high quality
  • (10%) Map out and manage on-going improvements, enhancements and sustain/support of deployed mobile applications.
  • (5%) Organize and lead code reviews, adherence to code/development processes and team meetings
  • (10%) Report project status, challenges, risks and potential solutions with internal and external teams.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as required by supervisor.

Education and Experience Profile

  • 7+ years of professional iOS development experience
  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Required Skills

  • Proven experience architecting and developing native mobile applications for iOS starting with initial concept
  • Experience developing mobile applications for consumer devices with Bluetooth and/or WiFi connectivity
  • Comprehensive knowledge of iOS and exposure to Android
  • Experience with iOS development languages Objective-C and Swift
  • Experience designing and developing hybrid mobile applications using tools such as React or Xamarin
  • Experience in doing functional, integration and unit testing
  • Experience certifying and launching mobile applications with App Store and/or Google Play
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing secure mobile applications (Authentication, Encryption, Session Management, Least Privilege, Threat Modeling)

  • Good understanding and knowledge of end-to-end security (device-cloud-mobile)
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and deploying mobile applications with secure cloud solutions within AWS

  • Experience with software agile processes, version controls, testing and defect tracking management, DevOps and CI/CD
  • Exposure to communications protocols such as BLE, WiFi and/or NFC
  • Exposure to VUI (Voice User Interface) tools such as Alexa and Google Home.

  • Ability to technically lead peers and 3rd party developers.
  • Familiar with product development life cycle and hardware/software deployment
  • Strong communication skills: written and oral for different technical or business audiences
  • Passionate, flexible, collaborative, works independently, sets own goals and has a "can-do" positive attitude
  • Proven ability to build relationships and work effectively and confidently at all levels of an organization, including interaction with senior management.
  • Excellent documentation practices
  • Some travel is required
  • Other assignments as deemed necessary

Additional Desired Skills

  • Familiar with hardware or embedded firmware and cloud dependencies.
  • Android Development Experience

Work Environment

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job/classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Spectrum Brands is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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