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Mobile Engineer

at NBCUniversal

Posted: 5/28/2019
Job Reference #: 450724

Job Description

Job Title
Mobile Engineer

Business Segment
NBC Sports Group

Mobile Engineer takes direct responsibility for developing applications for mobile platforms including phone and tablet form factors for the business. This role participates in all aspects of the mobile application life cycle from imagining to delivery. 
Job Duties
  • Responsible for the design and development of mobile B2C applications
  • Design and deliver apps based on business requirements.
  • Assist in creating an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Work proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration
  • Research and develop bleeding edge solutions using the latest device capabilities
  • Manage end user expectations and gain user acceptance of all project deliverables
  • Participate in code walkthroughs as needed to ensure quality
  • Participate in security governance for PCI and PII
  • Build software prototypes and deliver in a fast-paced iterative process
  • Implement technology or frameworks for feedback loops using A/B testing on properties
  • Implement methods to capture measurements of usage and conversions
  • Create automated unit test cases and test data
  • Test and debug code
  • Build trust and cooperation between IT, internal clients, and external vendors
  • Work with marketplaces to deliver applications
  • Create or recommend better tools to improve and expedite application delivery
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Job Number

    Posting Category
    Technology & Engineering

    United States


    About Us
    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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    Career Level

    Basic Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience in Android Development and/or iOS Development
  • At least one application that has been distributed in a major online marketplace (Google Play or Apple’s App Store)
  • Experience with technologies such as Objective C, Swift, C# , C++,JNI (Java Native Interface)
  • Experience integrating directly into GPS, Cameras, Microphone, etc
  • Self-reliant hacker
  • Quick adoption of new systems and languages
  • Ability to understand a pre-existing complex code base.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Bachelors preferred (Computer Science, Computer Engineering)
  • Excellent Communication, verbal and written

    Additional Job Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: )
  • Must be willing to work in Location Name
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (if applicable)
  • Must be “on call” 24 hours a day / 7 day a week (if applicable)
  • Must be fluent in Spanish (speak, read & write) (if applicable)
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume (if applicable)

    Desired Characteristics
    Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Ecommerce apps is a plus
  • Experience with in-app purchases is a plus
  • Experience with Gaming apps is a plus
  • Experience with Xamarin tools is a plus
  • Experience with Point of Sale systems
  • You are excited by the ongoing advances in mobile technology.
  • You have strong working knowledge of the iOS or Android platforms (bonus points for both).
  • Experience building apps that integrate with web services.
  • Understanding of the key factors in a quality mobile UI/UX design.
  • Adept to writing unit tests and testable code, and working under distributed version control (preferably Git).


    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.