Senior Analyst, Mobile Development
Calgary, AB
5d ago

Life at Swoop.

When you work for Swoop, you’re a part of an entrepreneurial startup where nimble, bold, collaborative and digitally-focused are just a few of the words we use to summarize how we roll.

Swoop is a wholly owned subsidiary of the WestJet Group (TSX : WJA) but make no mistake, we march to the beat of our own drum.

At Swoop, our day-to-day operations are vastly different and deliberately separate, but carefully aligned to complement the big picture strategy of the group.

Swoop’s strategy is to develop a best in class digital platform including web, mobile and email. We are looking for someone who is a highly motivated, excited to be part of a start-

up who can bring a can-do attitude.

The Senior Analyst, Mobile Developer provides technical expertise in design and implementation of our mobile application for both iOS and Android with a Mobile first innovative focus.

Reporting to the Leader, Mobile and Web Development, this individual will apply industry-standard processes, practices and techniques to develop the appropriate mobile applications that meet Swoop’s business, technical and quality requirements.

This position requires an energetic self-starter with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn new technology and contribute to a fast-

paced environment. With a fantastic team to collaborate with for analysis and development, it's crucial that you are willing to learn and be bold with your ideas.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Develop, test, implement, and deploy mobile applications (iOS and Android);
  • Perform software development duties following Swoop software development best practices including an adherence to compliance and governance best practices;
  • Work with business stakeholders to define and prepare functional and design specifications of new features / products;
  • Provide technical expertise and coaching to developers and external consultants;
  • Provide accurate estimates for development effort, complexity and risk for software development sustainment streams and capital projects;
  • Provide consultative support and guidance on time lines pertaining to delivery objectives;
  • Provide technical expertise and approval for the review and analysis of mobile application code;
  • Assist in application troubleshooting and issue analysis as it pertains to the mobile applications. Identify and improve product quality working directly with QA, Development Team, and customers;
  • Assist in application troubleshooting and issue analysis as it pertains to the mobile applications;
  • Interact with other developers, locally and remotely, to explore, investigate, and implement new requirements.
  • Professional Experience / Qualifications :

  • Minimum 6-10 years of years of professional experience in all phases of software development;
  • 3+ years of experience in developing Google Android and iOS mobile applications;
  • Experience with cross-platform languages and frameworks such as Xamarin;
  • Experience with Swift, Objective-C, Java, Kotlin, C++, or C# programing languages;
  • Experience utilizing RESTful APIs to connect to back-end services;
  • Experience with software development process tools such as Visual Studio Team Services;
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure;
  • Mobile web development, responsive web design, web usability (UI / UX design);
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, planning and organizational skills;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills combined with a positive attitude, taking a team based approach.
  • What about the Benjamin’s?

    At Swoop, we’re committed to offering a fair and competitive total compensation package that starts with a solid base salary, and complemented by perks like performance based profit sharing, flexible group benefits and of course, flight privileges.

    We celebrate differences and diversity.

    Swoop is an equal-opportunity employer, and our workplace culture is one where diversity and differences are embraced, appreciated and celebrated.

    We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, transgender status, marital or family status, disability, age or convictions for which a pardon has been granted.

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