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Lead Mobile Developer - Full Time

Penske - Tampa, FL

Posted on 08/14/19 (Ref: FLQjmgqlYT)

Lead Mobile Developer - Tampa, FL - Penske

Penske Truck Leasing, an industry leading transportation company, is currently expanding IT operations into the Tampa Market. We are looking for qualified developers and software engineers to build and support next generation applications. Our teams have been working with some of the latest technologies to deliver innovative logistics solutions to our customers. We are fast moving and growing our efforts across many different technologies consisting of a collaborative project team environment that allows you the opportunity to display your skills and learn from others. Our MIS department is a lab-like environment, and our developers have been building web and mobile applications that integrate with Big Data and Cloud platforms- to provide our customers with real time information on their fleet management and driver performance. This team is being built from the ground up, and will have an immediate, visible impact to our organization.

Position Summary:
A Lead Mobile Developer develops and maintains mobile applications for external and internal customers while mentoring more junior developers to help them grow in their career. They Analyze performance of applications and troubleshoot problems. Works with teams to help design technical solutions, as well as, design and optimize process. Provides simplified explanations for complex topics so even non-technical people can understand. Helps guide/lead the full systems development lifecycle of the proposed solution.

Major Responsibilities:
• Lead development and help develop mobile developers. Mentor and guide them to produce, well performing, reliable, secure, flexible, high quality architectures, and code. Provide simplified explanations of complex technical topics.
• Develop new applications/modules while support existing software development efforts and systems. Work independently with a team and self-manage work while participating in all aspects of the Penske defined Software Development lifecycle. Provide guidance and technical direction. Help remove barriers that cause delays.
• Perform code reviews and support more junior developers as well as on/off-shore programmers/contractors. Provide them guidance, support, and mentoring. Create and help maintain standards and be an active member of the MADS (Mobile Architecture and Design Standards) team.
• Analyze system/software performance. Ongoing systems monitoring and general support/maintenance of assigned applications.
• Research, learn, and apply new technologies. Analyze software solutions based on customer requirements and recommend a viable solution that fits well for Penske.
• Other projects as assigned by the manager.

• Bachelor's degree required, concentration in Information Technology, Computer Science, Mobile Development strongly preferred
• Specific language certifications preferred (iOS, Android)
• 7 years of experience developing mobile applications (Apple iOS/Android) required.
• 9 years of experience developing applications through the full systems development lifecycle including experience with:
-Creating functional/technical specifications for proposed solutions
-Responsive design and adaptive development
-Advanced/Expert experience in Frameworks and development tools for the mobile platform (iOS and/or Android)
-Web Services/SOA/Restful
• Advanced/Expert experience developing mobile applications for iOS and/or Android, and relevant toolsets (IDE, Source control, project/bug tracking ect...)
• Demonstrated Advance/Expert working knowledge mobile OS and major frameworks that apply (iOS and/or Android)
• Advanced/Expert understanding of Architecture both software and hardware with the ability to create flexible, reusable, secure, well performing Architectures that can be applied elsewhere
• Candidate must possess good project management and communications skills with the ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects and/or lead/mentor project teams through the full system development lifecycle ensuring sound IT
architecture and design
• Ability to apply process engineering to recommend/optimize the development cycle required
• Must keep up with current technologies and practices. Participate as a member of relevant mobile technology groups or organizations
• Ability to research, analyze, and quickly learn and apply new technologies required
• Work independently with members of a team. Guide the development to ensure success, making sure good IT principals are followed.
• Self-starter with the ability to quickly and thoroughly learn and apply new technologies
• Must be able to simplify complex technology topics so non-technical people can understand.
• Ability to work well independently with a team and self-manage work
• Successfully provide more junior associates with mentorship, guidance, and constructive feedback.
• Work well with remote and diverse teams.
• Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
• Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a
premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske's product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

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