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Mobile Application Developer
Ref No.: 18-00010
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 01/29/2018 to 12/31/2018
Title: Mobile Application Developer III
Location: Chicago, IL (Willis Tower)
Duration: 11+ months (01/29/2018 to 12/31/2018)

Position Description:
Design and develop software applications (apps) for mobile phones, Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.
May develop on one or more mobile platforms including Apple iOS, BlackBerry, Google Android, Microsoft Windows Mobile, and/or other mobile platforms. Manage full software development life cycle including testing, implementation, and auditing.
Perform product design, bug verification, and beta support which may require research and analysis.
Career-Level position within field.
Considered highly skilled and proficient in discipline.
Conducts complex work important to the organization.
Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment.
Typically requires six to nine years of relevant experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.

The Digital Optimization Mobile Contractor will partner with the various Digital team and Innovation/Marketing team and IT to develop, program, and test various A/B testing or MVT or Split testing projects. In the evolving Digital Optimization space, new technologies appear in the market at a frequent pace. This changing landscape requires a versatile team that is in touch with the market, passion about new technology, while at the same time able to understand the needs of our customers and how emerging technology can improve the customer experience.
  • Working knowledge of an A/B testing tool would be a plus
  • To be able to understand test setup and data collection standards within test environment will help with our A/B testing planned work
  • Should be able to collaborate cross-functionally to accomplish medium to high complex tests
  • Understand back-end system/services to access when building out fronts for
  • testing
  • Ability to creatively architect and design programs to meet the goals and
  • requirements of various projects
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and/or managers to exchange semi-complex information related to assigned tests.
  • Experience with both iOS and Android required. iOS experience preferred
  • 4-5 years developer experience required
  • Agile experience preferred

1. Working knowledge of Google Analytics, Maximyser (or any A/B testing tool)
2. Experience with iPhone Application Development Environments (ideally 2+ years of experience)
3. Experience with Location technologies (iBeacon, BLE), Push Notification technologies
4. Experience developing native iOS platforms: Objective-C, iOS SDK, and XCODE