Title: Xamarin Developer
Pure Romance is the largest direct seller of relationship enhancement products in the United States. Its premiere line of products is marketed through a distinctive network of in-home parties organized by more than 20,000 independent sales Consultants.
You will find a challenging and rewarding career working with a group of motivated professionals in the United States, Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, and South Africa. Our staff enjoys generous benefits including an onsite gym with full-time trainers, flexible work schedules, free downtown parking and numerous activities throughout the year to boost friendship and camaraderie between departments. Pure Romance rewards exceptional performance with accelerated salary increases and promotion through increased responsibility.
Responsible for developing public and internal cross platform mobile applications leveraging the Xamarin platform. The candidate will work closely with a dedicated team of designers, developers, architects, and testers to produce beautiful and functional mobile apps.
Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Designs and develops assigned projects to meet the business needs and requirements of the end user while adding technological efficiencies that incorporate a future focus using an Agile Development Methodology (SCRUM)
Includes thorough unit testing on projects prior to release to ensure success of programed solution.
Debugs and updates existing applications by analyzing problems that are reported and implementing the best solution.
Communicates issues, concerns and development progress throughout the development cycle with the Business Analyst and/or Enterprise Solutions leader.
Selects appropriate technology to implement that will provide the most company benefit while providing a consistent, supportable development platform.
Performs unit tests of programmed solutions to verify the functionality and performance to meet end user requirements and specifications.
Documents and maintains logic and business rules used in an application to ensure consistency and clarity with regard to programming logic. Maintains status to document completed and in-process assignments.
Remains current with technological developments and evaluates the feasibility of incorporating new technologies into supported applications.
Responsible for assigned projects from beginning to completion and frequently includes maintenance after implementation.
Assigned projects may be complex in nature and impact more than one program or application.
Occasionally works with internal customers from all business units to transform business requirements into effective solutions.
Occasionally works with outside vendor or contractors to create solution to application assignments.
"Other duties as assigned."
Working knowledge of systems development life cycles and understanding of IT infrastructure, the impact of changes on systems beyond scope, and the importance of coordinating updates or fixes.
Knowledge of design patterns and experience with solution architecture preferred.
Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments including ability to be flexible and adjust priorities as business needs change. Project deadlines may conflict making it necessary to negotiate and communicate with stakeholders.
Possesses sound analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. Application design may be complex in nature and modifications may broader than the application itself. Must have ability to think creatively and incorporate current technical solutions into outcome with end user in mind.
Demonstrates ability to communicate in both oral and written fashion to both technical and non-technical personnel. Ability to use interpersonal communication skills and to interact with co-employees, customers and supervisors with tact and courtesy.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and understand the impact postponing or delays has on others inside and outside division.
Exhibits self-assurance and a creative aptitude to find solutions beyond the scope of the project while demonstrating understanding of impact to other projects.
A self-starter proven ability to manage own time and work with minimal direction, demonstrating self-direction and resourcefulness.
Ability to keep regular work schedule and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
Occasionally guidance and management of offshore development activities through code reviews, task assignments or general oversight.
The application developer may be required to work overtime to meet strict deadlines associated with projects. This includes an on-call component managed through a rotation system to assist users on non-typical office hours.
During times of conversion or system implementation, the application developer may be required to work weekends or non-typical work hours when system usage is minimal.
The position is physically located in the home office in Cincinnati, Ohio. The work environment is of a typical office setting; noise level is relatively quiet and occasional stress is encountered as deadlines approach. The position requires an individual to sit for long periods of time and using computer.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, converse and exchange information. The employee is frequently required to be in stationary position at least 50% of the time, use hands and fingers to grab, and reach with hands and arms.
The Employee is occasionally required to run, traverse, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
This position does not require you to travel.
Required Education and Experience:
3+ Years Experience with Xamarin Mobile Development Platform.
Experience with Xamarin Development in creating cross platform applications for iOS and Android.
Experience with consuming and understanding of web services and REST API’s.
Experience with MVVM Cross and or Xamarin Forms a plus.
Either native Android or iOS development experience required.
Associate Degree from an accredited college/university in computer related field with significant course work and/or experience in design, development, and analysis of technology solutions; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
SQL experience, including ability to write complex queries.