Sr. Manager Mobile Product in Alpharetta, GA at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

This is a full time position based in our Alpharetta office. It is an opportunity to leverage both innovation skills and core development competencies in a unique way to create the mobile direction for the Digital Content Studio within the SG Lottery group. In this exciting role, as a Sr. Manager and Lead Mobile Product Manager, you will play a key role on our mobile team, creating a vision and roadmap for our mobile product line and leading a team of mobile developers in the creation of Android (Java) and native mobile applications (iOS). While the position will be management level, it will be important for the ideal candidate to have development skills. Problem resolution, expertise with the respective app stores and submittal process, and ability to scope new development projects is also a key component of the job.

The ideal candidate will also possess skills in hybrid app development (iOS + Native Custom iOS components and iOS API standard components), as well as back and/or front-end web development (PHP, MySQL, or similar plus JS/CSS skills preferred).

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

• Provide vision and insight on mobile innovation
• Manage a team of developers and interact with other development teams to integrate functionality and deliver
• Manage the support/enhancement of proprietary SDK for creating native mobile applications (iOS)
• Manage timely delivery of mobile app projects
• Act as a Scrum Master, creating stories in JIRA, managing Scrum daily by conducting standup meetings, demos, sprint planning meetings, retrospectives
• Act as a Product Owner, accepting stories in JIRA
• Meeting with business sponsors and trying to manage the product pipeline
• Plan and Manage work by prioritizing Product Backlogs
• Initiate and manage Product Backlog Grooming sessions
• Research and understand requirements for a product, including target environment, performance criteria and usability issues
• Research new technology and development tools to remain informed of current technology
• Focus primarily on a first class mobile experience
• Write clean, well-documented, efficient, and standards-compliant code.
• Collaborate in the planning, design and development for a release
• Expected to follow team processes and internal standards for coding
• Build and facilitate the development of strong relationships with other software development, business and management teams
• Understanding of software architectural concepts and design patterns
• Proven, deep technological experience with complex products at scale
• Work on specification, development, and debugging of mobile applications
• Support, maintain and update existing mobile applications
• Ability to scope and plan projects
• Ability to own your work and thrive in fast-paced, collaborative development environment

Job Requirements

General Position Requirements:

• BS in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience).
• One or more published iOS apps in iTunes
• 7+ years professional experience as a mobile developer and/or software developer
• 3-5 years managing teams or associated mobile projects
• A personal portfolio demonstrating skills/abilities OR a list of working URLs and published mobile apps
• Strong oral and written communication skills are required.
• Must be comfortable working in a team environment

Core Skill Requirements

Expert on the latest iOS SDK developments and roadmap
Experience with iOS development, particularly Swift and Objective-C

Secondary Skill Requirements (must have at
least one or more from this list):

Hybrid architecture
Cordova framework

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.


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