Mobile App Developer (Android/iOS)

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Our client, a large government body, are looking for a Mobile App Developer to help develop a mobile application for Android (and possibly iOS). The role will be based in Taunton, Somerset for a period of 4 months.

Outputs/ Deliverables to be achieved:

The demonstrators should be sufficiently robust and useable to allow the client to take them forward for commercial rollout. They should require minimal further development and ongoing support costs.

Method:-
• Apps are to be demonstrated on client supplied mobile devices (phones and tablets)
• iOS/Android support. Exact compatibility to be defined.
• Apps are to be developed on supplied equipment.
• Development tools to be supplied by client.
• Client will supply source data where needed. • Outputs will include apps, source code, development/build and deployment configurations, support tools and any other extraneous items required for support (account information, 3rd party tools etc…)

Skills/ Experience Required

Essential:-

Proven experience of development in the mobile app arena (particularly android)
Knowledge of Android and iOS operating systems and their development environments.
Proven background in modern programming languages to support the manipulation and presentation of data to support mobile apps on multiple hardware platforms and multiple operating system revisions.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent presentation and demonstration skills
Ability to plan tasks to meet tight deadlines

Desirable:

iOS development
Database technologies.
Experience of spatial data and GIS.
Knowledge of the Marine sector and navigational products.