The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Information Technology (OIT), is seeking a qualified candidate for the temporary contractor staffing position of Sr. Mobile Application Developer based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mobile Apps are a key initiative undertaken by the agency to provide key benefit/service information to the constituents of Georgia on their smart phones/tablets. More than 50% of the constituents access agency applications through mobile/tablet devices. The Agency wants to transform how business interacts with how people, data and devices interact in the age of mobility.
The person filling this position will work to support design and development of the federally mandated Child Support Application. This individual will then continue to work as a member of a technical team tasked to redesign and transition the current DHS healthcare technology systems.
The Sr. Mobile Application Developer will be accountable for analyzing and designing the Mobile Apps to meet business and technical requirements. This includes creating and maintaining documented standards, assessment of new products and methods, developing and implementing appropriate IT practices across multiple operating systems and hardware platforms.
The Sr. Mobile Application Developer will support app development for key projects in DHS. One will be needed to make sure that newer technology and/or technical design are used to the meet the business requirements set by the customer. The Sr. Mobile Application Developer provide support and leadership for the integration and design of new and enhanced systems across multiple Systems.
Identifies user requirements by researching and analyzing user needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods; studying how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling; meeting with focus groups. Plans information architecture by studying the site concept, strategy, and target audience; envisioning architectural scheme, information structure and features, functionality, and user-interface design; creating user scenarios; preparing data models; designing information structure, work-and dataflow, and navigation; evaluating information representation; conducting creative meetings.
Organizes information by translating user behavior into media structure and elements; crafting interactive experiences; producing workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards; preparing interaction specifications, navigation rules, organization of information, and site maps; coordinating with business, technology, visual, structural, editorial, cognitive, and brand strategists.
Is responsible for Implementing and Maintaining the MOBILE FIRST platform in AWS and On Prem. Will be responsible for Architecture, Design and development of mobile applications
Validates information delivery by developing and completing usability test plans; evaluating traffic patterns; studying user feedback; coordinating with Usability Specialists.
Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Ten (10) Years of Programming experience in either Java, Objective-C or C++. Deep technical knowledge of mobile application development (Android, iOS, Windows etc.). Knowledge of UI frameworks (Android, iOS, XML), MVP application design and complex, reactive touch based UI. Solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design optimized for embedded systems. Experience with IBM Mobile First preferred. Experience with AWS infrastructure AWS certifications preferred
The performance of this position will be based on the following criteria’s:
Knowledge of the work
Quantity of Work
Quality of Work
Quality of Interpersonal Relationships
Contract W-2 or 1099