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Mobile Engineering Lead

World Economic Forum

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Mobile Engineering Lead


The World Economic Forum committed to improving the state of the world is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.

The Forum engages the foremost political business and other leaders of society to shape global regional and industry agendas.

The Forum is building world-leading digital collaboration platforms knowledge and data tools and digital event experiences for our constituents. To support this development we are looking for a qualified engineering lead to take responsibility for our mobile and services platforms which span iOS Android and Windows 10 Mobile and work with our teams of engineers and product managers to help bring digital products and features from conception to launch and beyond. The Mobile Engineering Lead will bring strong technical acumen supporting fellow product managers to deliver cutting-edge services to drive online engagement with Forum Members and constituents and deliver on the organization's strategic vision to provide digital products that are recognized as best in the industry. Exceptionally clear documentation and communication skills capacity to take impactful decisions on the technology roadmap and the ability to thrive flexibly within a complex organization are necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities

bull Facilitate collaboration communication and decision-making between different engineering teams and stakeholders including product managers

bull Act as a sponsoring coach and technical lead for the mobile and back-end software engineers promoting best practices and supporting a continuous learning culture

bull Identify and evaluate new technologies and innovation for alignment with technology roadmap and business value

bull Develop a strong point of view on what makes Forum products differentiated both functionally and technically

bull Own documentation design as well as author application-specific technical reports and papers

Qualifications and Skills

bull Broad intellectual background with a university-level education in computer science mechanical/electrical engineering or related field

bull 5 years of relevant industry experience in technical product management or engineering lead

bull Fluency in English with excellent written digital and verbal communication skills

bull Experience deploying and managing applications lifecycles on Apple Store and Google Play stores references to be provided

bull Experience working closely with engineering delivery teams and following a structured development process preferably in an Agile environment

bull Experience with the software development tools/platform space including an issue-tracking software e.g. JIRA

bull Design experience including mock-ups and rapid prototyping for mobile-first interfaces

bull Familiarity with programming languages in the mobile space stack obj-c/swift android and/or scripting languages a plus

bull Good understanding of modern services-oriented infrastructure familiarity with micro-services concepts is a plus

bull Good command of modern back-end and front-end technologies

bull Salesforce.com experience is a plus

If you meet these requirements please apply online and provide us with your CV and a cover letter describing your motivations for applying.

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