Bose Mobile Application Lead in Framingham, Massachusetts

Job Description

A Mobile Applications Engineer to join our Bose Consumer Electronics Division to be involved in the development of mobile applications for mobile audio products. At Bose, we pride ourselves in providing extraordinary customer experiences. We are looking for a strong, mobile applications expert who could apply their abilities to make a big difference in the "Bose" experience. The job would combine the best of a small startup team within a large respected company with the resources required to get the job done.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ability to lead external maintenance & development of existing iOS and Android applications for BT connected products.

  • Drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.

  • Have the ability to understand and debug system issues spanning app, cloud and embedded firmware domains and an ability to make system level design tradeoffs and decisions.

  • Compose long-term solutions but be mindful of current states and short term requirements.

  • Be a champion for the user: Insist on the highest standards, and create functional and engaging features that delight customers.

  • Local travel required.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of software experience in mobile application development.

  • Expert in mobile application development, specifically developing robust and maintainable Objective C, Swift and Java code.

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithms, and data structures, as well as process-oriented problem-solving skills.

  • Good understanding of Bluetooth and Bluetooth LE protocols and standards.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.

  • Hands on development experience and full understanding of mobile app development pipeline and process including development of applications that interface with hardware accessories.

  • Proficient in Agile and SCRUM practices.

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical field.

  • Code and process examples of past work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Solid understanding on good UI/UE practices on mobile platforms.

  • Cross mobile platform development experience, including platforming on mobile operating systems and across OS's as well.

  • Experience with web interfaces, API integrations and working with UIWebViews / WKWebView.

  • Previous experience with several iOS SDKs such as UIKit, Core Animation, AVFoundation,Core Graphics.

  • Experience using non-Apple libraries, e.g. AFNetworking, AlamoFire, or other open source libraries.

  • Solid Understanding of threading in iOS applications.

  • Understanding of IOT trends, connectivity and products.

  • Advanced software engineering skills, including the ability to write cross platform code in Javascript, Python and/or C/C++.

  • Hands on development experience with cross platform display and performance optimization.

  • Experience with Apple's MFI program.

  • Comfortable using GIT source control.

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