Mobile Platform Developer

Vanguard's mobile application development team works with the newest technologies to create applications for Android and IOS products that ultimately provide the best experience for our clients. As a member of our Mobile Application Pipeline team, you will have the opportunity to contribute significantly in defining and developing the next generation mobile application architecture.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Possesses a strong development background in both iOS and Android mobile applications

  2. Translates technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects for internal clients using the mobile platform. Develops code and test artifacts that reuse subroutines or objects, is well structured, backed by automated tests, includes sufficient comments and is easy to maintain. Writes programs, appropriate test artifacts, ad hoc queries, and reports. Employs contemporary software development techniques to ensure tests are implemented in a way that supports automation.

  3. Elevates code into the development, test, and Production environments on schedule. Provides follow up Production support. Submits change control requests and documents.

  4. Follows software development methodology. Follows architecture standards. Proposes changes to the existing methodology and technical environment to improve mobile developer experience.

  5. Participates in design, code, and test Inspections throughout life cycle to identify issues. Participates in other meetings, such as those for use case creation.

  6. Participates in systems analysis activities, including system requirements analysis and definition (e.g., prototyping), and logical and physical design when needed.

  7. Contributes to the definition of the future state mobile development application architecture.

  8. Understands client business functions and technology needs. Understands Vanguard's tools, technologies, and applications/databases, including those that interface with business area and systems. Looks for opportunities to improve existing tools, processes and general impediments related to the software development lifecycle.

  9. Complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established milestones. Complies with all Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security requirements.

  10. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent training, along with 3+ years of working experience
  • Strong experience in both IOS and Android development
  • Proven ability to optimize and integrate business processes across the business
  • An understanding of design patterns and enterprise in mobile application integration
  • Ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models and technologies
  • Strong communication and leadership skills

Vanguard is not offering sponsorship for this position.

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