Technical Lead - Mobile Platform - Quantitative Systems (Bronx)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Our firm is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the worlds most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures.
The Unified Communications and Collaboration teams mission is to provide our firm with better user experiences by modernizing the companys messaging and collaboration infrastructure, while introducing best-available cloud solutions where possible. In addition, the team owns the firms mobility practice, with responsibility for the end-to-end delivery of internal and external applications to mobile devices, with a key focus on security, performance and usability. These applications bring the promise of increased productivity, improved velocity of communication, and empowerment of employees to work flexibly. Our goal is to make mobile computing increasingly ubiquitous, focusing on the convenience of allowing employees to use their own personal mobile devices to access certain company services. As such, we are looking for candidates who share a passion for tackling complexity and building platforms that can scale as we continue to grow globally. The team is looking for a full-stack, lead mobility engineer to deliver the vision and architecture for a next generation mobility platform that conforms to key design tenets, including security, performance and UX. As the lead mobility engineer, you will be well versed with the enterprise mobility management market landscape, while keeping a close pulse on key mobile OS developments from Apple, Google and others. You will be responsible for evangelizing the platform to internal application owners while providing guidance on how to develop mobile-friendly and performant apps, such as by sharing best practices on mobile software development frameworks that leverage modern authentication and standardized cascading style sheet templates. You will take on the following responsibilities: Drive towards a unified architecture vision for our mobile platform to meet business and product goals. Deliver mobile platform roadmap. Take on ownership of the firms existing enterprise mobility management platform - develop mobile device policies and configurations for various operating systems, define MDM profiles and rules, implement AppConfig and application wrapping policies Partner with application developers to deliver scalable, resilient, and high-performing apps for a best-in-class user experience Establish best practices for internal teams seeking to build mobile applications. Deliver an extensible application template that provides our firm's in-house authentication, storage, logging, and security features baked in. Design and development of software libraries as part of a mobile application framework (e.g. SAML libraries, CSS templates, etc.) Demonstrate subject matter expertise in mobile operating system architecture, inherent security controls, and risks present, specifically for iOS and Android Evaluate, design and implement forward looking Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM) solutions Create technical artifacts such as architecture views, technology architecture blueprints and design specifications
YOU SHOULD POSSESS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS: BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field 5+ years experience as a Technical Lead/Architect in the mobility domain Broad level skill set in designing solutions including mobile, web, integration middleware, database, front-end technology & framework and security Development, scripting and automation experience using primarily Python, Java, or C# Proven track record of full lifecycle product development and delivery Ability to analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources Expertise in enterprise mobility architecture, with prior experience designing and implementing MDM and MAM platforms desirable (such as Blackberry Dynamics, MobileIron, AirWatch, Google MDM) A deep understanding of the security and privacy implications, as well as network dependencies of MDM and MAM technologies. Ability to apply that knowledge when designing, deploying and troubleshooting EMM platforms and applications. Expertise in mobile security that includes an in-depth knowledge of mobile platform risks, management controls, and application security (including AppConfig and App Wrapping)
OPTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with designing and developing native mobile applications across iOS and Android Working knowledge of mobile application development programming languages/solutions (such as Objective-C, Swift, Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, Cordova) and relevant secure coding/application design best practices
You will enjoy the following benefits: Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship Time Off: Generous vacation, sick days, and paid caregiver leaves
Associated topics: android, app, application developer, java, mobile app, mobile developer, object c, objective c, swift, xcode

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