Mobile Application Development Engineer







Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop irrigation-related mobile applications for iPhone and Android devices. Candidate will help drive our strategy and implementation for app-connected embedded products.
  • Create rapid mock-up prototypes for proof-of-concept purposes
  • Define functional specifications for mobile applications based on product requirements
  • Research and integrate new technologies and innovative solutions
  • Assist Quality Assurance in developing test plans in support of application updates deployment
  • Work closely with the project team, management, Quality Assurance, and off-site developers.
  • Responsible for keeping excellent, organized project records and documentation
  • Activities include design and development, design reviews, product verification and field validation along with coordinating with quality assurance and developing appropriate documentation.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • iOS skills: Objective C, Cocoa, OS SDK, Swift.
  • Android skills: Java, Android SDK.
  • Experience with XML, XHTML, JSON, SOAP, REST.
  • Experience with native hardware components (camera, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, etc.)
  • Experience with front-end development frameworks, such as JavaScript and HTML
  • Minimum of 5 years related work experience.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), works effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong OOP and software design abilities
  • Experience with Design for Testability
  • Proven experience in a team-oriented work environment.
  • Self-starter, detail oriented, analytical, problem solver.
  • Proven track record of generating high-quality results and meeting project schedules.





  • Master’s Degree
  • Familiarity with software development for embedded systems.
  • Development experience with network communications TCP/IP, Ethernet, WiFi, servers, etc.
  • Experience in the irrigation industry



Rain Bird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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