POSITION PURPOSE -
The Mobile Development Manager will be responsible for managing and leading the team in developing, implementing and supporting enhancements for THD ecommerce Mobile (iOS & Android) applications.
The Mobile Development Manager will manage a team of resources to deliver high quality mobile applications on time and on-budget. This role will collaborate with a diverse group of architects, designers and product managers to deliver robust mobile solutions that showcase our brand.
An ideal candidate has a foundation in Strong project management skills, mobile application development and prior experience with agile methodologies.
Successfully managing day-to-day operational and production support activities for Mobile applications
Guiding developers using key project indicators, including schedule, budge and technical quality to ensure successful delivery of Mobile applications.
Serving as an Online Mobile development subject matter expert across the enterprise.
Managing resource allocation and capacity.
Driving strategic and tactical initiatives that support the growth and advancement of the Online Mobile business.
This position oversees and manages several teams of associates in the development, implementation and ongoing support of existing and new software applications and hardware platforms which may include telecom responsibility. Works closely with end-user groups to ensure operational stability and that new applications meet the practical needs of the company.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Builds relationship with key user and store operation groups to identify and resolve business issues.
Manages system development and support activities to meet user needs in a timely and cost effective manner while ensuring the right things get done as per the governance process.
Manages and tracks the progress of multiple development projects. Project management and administration that include work plans, projtrac, resource planning and control, writing status reports, and preparing annual budgets.
Communicates status of development design to supervisors and end users.
Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff.
Has a good understanding of native platforms (iOS & Android) Design & Development.
Contributes to a cross-functional SCRUM based agile team in daily stand-ups, sprint planning meetings and retrospectives.
Estimates tasks to facilitate iteration planning.
NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to a Director, Senior Manager, or Vice President.
Typically have supervisory responsibilities for Engineers or Specialists at all levels.
Typically requires frequent persuasion or influencing of others.
Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are diverse.
Typically considers among many different options or procedures when solving problems
Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 10
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS -
1-2 years of experience in a leader/ team lead capacity
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
5-8+ years of Application delivery experience.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
2+ years' experience with managing development/delivery of mobile applications (iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile)
Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment
Ecommerce and/or retail experience a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication
Strong decision-making, problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and testing skills
Exceptional analytical aptitude and attention to detail
Ability to self-manage assigned tasks and projects
Ability to work independently with minimal direction
Project leadership ability
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