Mobile Application Development Project Manager

Location: Newtown, PA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Xyntek, Inc. is seeking entrepreneurial minded, dedicated, and motivated employees that are interested in joining a fast-paced Mobile Application & Software Development Team.  The ideal candidate will possess direct working experience as a Software Development Project Manager, as well as a proven history of 10+ years of hands on coding experience, including 5+ years in mobile app development.   The Project Manager will be involved in all aspects of the Product and Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) activities on native &  hybrid mobile platforms, web applications, and software products.  

General Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading and managing multiple application and software development projects for Xyntek internal and commercial products, as well as customer specific application development projects. 

 

The Mobile Application Project Manager will have proven experience in managing and executing software and application development projects.  The candidate will be responsible for managing a team of mobile application developers, both in-house and off-shore development team.   The Project Manager will be responsible for establishing project plans in a matrix environment and managing personnel in the execution against the project plan. The resource will be responsible for the team implementing cross-functional hybrid design, continuous integrated improvements and deployment, maintenance, back-end development, UIUX design and development, and technical consulting.   The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated progression and growth developing native and hybrid mobile and software applications utilizing a responsive approach for software development on major frameworks including but not limited to native iOS, Android and Hybrid Platforms.  The candidate will be required to effectively plan and communicate project goals with executive steering committee and sponsors.

 

Project Responsibilities 

  • Meeting periodically with leadership to discuss workstream project status, progress, issues, and risks.
  • Maintaining an overall IT project plan representing the work of the Application Development team, across the various applications and products.
  • Ability to dynamically lead project estimates, timelines, feasibility and alternative solutions
  • Scheduling, facilitating, and documenting the Application Development Status meetings, along with provision of associated meeting minutes
  • Oversight and direction on the architecture and design of Mobile Applications by providing technical ideas and high-level conceptual insights with varying degrees of technical knowledge for completion of projects
  • Oversight of the individual Application Developers and development teams, and the completion of objectives, tasks and deliverables.

Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years hands on software coding experience
  • 5+ years experience hands on mobile app development
  • 5+ years of technology based project management and/or project lead experience for major Software Application/Mobile Development projects
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in both Native & Hybrid software development projects
  • Extensive Development and management experience with both Native [iOS & Android] & Hybrid Mobile Applications
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Hybrid Mobile Applications using HTML, JavaScript/JQuery and CSS3
  • Proven experience leading or managing a team of both in-house and offshore Application Developers
  • Proven ability to spearhead projects, facilitate application status meetings, and achieve milestones with accuracy and consistency
  • Proven experience with implementing and managing Software Products and Mobile Application and Solutions.
  • Must-have extensive knowledge of Software Development project management tools, I.e.; JIRA, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of Web Design (RDW) approach for development using Bootstrap, Skeleton or Foundation
  • Extensive knowledge of front-end development to improve the user interface using UI/UX concepts
  • Understand the challenges being addressed by engagement and collaboration with team members, clients and stakeholders
  • Excellent Technical Writing and Communication skills;
  • Bachelor / Master degree in one or more of the following:
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Engineering
    • Software Engineering
    • Engineering Management
    • Management Information Systems (MIS)

About Xyntek:

Established in 1986, Xyntek, Inc. is a professional turnkey Systems Engineering Consulting, Design, Development, and Implementation firm. Our solutions and services are provided to Fortune 100 companies within various manufacturing industries.

  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech 
  • Medical Device
  • Healthcare (Hospital IT)
  • Government and Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Consumer Products

 

At Xyntek, employees are our most valuable resources, and an integral part of our success. We work hard and play to win. Xyntek offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a high energy work environment.

Benefits include:

  • 100% paid Health Insurance covered by the company. No deductions are made from employee's paychecks;

  • 100% paid Dental Insurance covered by the company. No deductions are made from employee's paychecks;

  • 100% paid Eye care Plan covered by the company. No deductions are made from employee’s paychecks;

  • 100% vesting in our 401K Plan with company match after one year of employment. No vesting schedule to receive and retain the company match;

  • Paid Holidays;

  • Paid Vacation Time;

  • 100% company paid lunches when working in the office;

  • 100% company paid snacks when working in the office;

  • 100% company paid time, associated fees, all expenses, and travel for attendance at professional events, seminars, conferences, and shows;

  • 100% company paid social gatherings and events.

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