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Senior Mobile Developer

London, UK


£45,000 - £65,000

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The client is an innovative mobile development company. They work with blue-chip organisations that are household names, developing mobile phone applications and websites. All development is done on Symbian, Android, Mac, Blackberry / RIM, iOS operating systems.  They focus on both mobile application development as well as mobile web development, using XHTML, DHTML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, XML, ASP.    


The role will be divided up between:

  • Creating innovative, cross browser HTML / XHTML pages for mobile internet sites.
  • Creating mobile applications for multiple mobile operating systems.
  • A wide understanding of issues to do with implementation of mobile technical solutions across handsets, including device detection and browser support is vital.
  • Creating mobile applications for one or more platforms from iPhone, Android, Symbian, Blackberry/RIM and Windows.
  • Where required, creating and adapting back end systems and platforms to serve mobile based front ends.
  • An understanding of the issues for developing apps in mobile for the main Smartphone operating systems is also vital.


  • An exceptional candidate would be someone who has experience with both mobile web and mobile application development.     
  • Experience developing Web based applications using HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS JavaScript, and XML
  • Previous experience developing mobile applications for one or more mobile operating systems.
  • Experience in the creation of simple dynamic services and CMSs using scripting languages such as ASP and PHP.
  • Great knowledge of mobile device recognition (e.g. WURFL and Device Atlas) and optimisation of content for the mobile channel.
  • Developed mobile applications for one or more mobile platforms.
  • Excellent client handling and team co-ordination skills with exposure to Prince2/Traditional Waterfall methods and Agile Development practices using Scrum, XP, TDD.

Other desirable skills include:

  • Hands on experience in J2EE Technologies – Struts 2, Spring3.0, AJAX, Hibernate, JDBC, JSP, Servlets, JMS & EJB.
  • Some knowledge of Application Servers, such as Oracle 10g, Weblogic 8.1, WebSphere5.0, oc4j, JBoss 4.x etc would be advantageous.
  • Some knowledge of RDBMS design and experience in database development would also be useful.

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