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We, at Turing, are looking for talented mobile developers who can create world-class mobile applications. The candidate should be able to leverage the existing mobile technologies to build highly performant mobile apps. Here's your chance to accelerate your career by working with top U.S companies.

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Job responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deliver fully functional mobile applications and high-quality user interfaces.
  • Be involved in and oversee the entire application lifecycle.
  • Write clean and readable codes, perform unit and integration tests, fix bugs, etc.
  • Collaborate with product managers and designers to deliver quality products.
  • Use your expertise to incorporate new technologies and features.
  • Research and planning with the team to create an exceptional user experience.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years experience as a mobile developer (rare exceptions for skilled devs).
  • Fluency in Swift/Objective-C, Java/Kotlin, and React Native.
  • Experience with code versioning tools like Git and writing automated tests.
  • Knowledge of third-party libraries for app design patterns, such as MVC/MVVM.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluency in English to collaborate with engineering managers.
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) and a 4-hour overlap with U.S. time zones.

Preferred skills

  • Skilled at building service-backed mobile/mobile web apps with CSS, JSON, etc.
  • Experience in RESTful APIs, cloud messaging, offline storage, etc.
  • Experience in threading, caching, performance tuning, and optimization.

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How to become a mobile developer ?

There is an app for nearly everything now! Everything is at your fingertips and operates with just a tap, from coffee to world news.

All this is made possible by mobile developers specializing in mobile technology to build apps for system platforms like Microsoft’s Windows, Apple’s iOS, and Google’s Android mobile devices.

Mobile developers possess robust technical knowledge and implement innovative applications ranging from casual games to complex communication tools. They collaborate with function designers and other programmers to accurately satisfy the customer's needs. They are responsible for the technical feasibility of an application.

With the exponential growth in mobile users and mobile applications, remote mobile developer jobs have seen a surge in demand in recent years.

What is the scope in mobile development?

With the increasing use of mobile devices, the demand for developers has risen in every sector, including retail, healthcare, travel and tourism, and media, to name a few. Revenue across most mobile app segments is estimated to reach around $613 billion by 2025. Needless to say, mobile developer jobs remain in demand.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a mobile developer?

The responsibilities of mobile developers vary depending on their experience and the type of platform they use. They create, maintain, and implement the source code that comprises an application. They also coordinate with the development team to handle prototype design and indication program unit structure.

Typically, the responsibilities of mobile developers comprise:

  • Development of APIs for supporting mobile functionality.
  • Cooperating with UX/UI designers and programmers to implement new apps or further develop existing apps.
  • Consulting with customers and the development team to convert their needs into technical requirements.
  • Ensure consistency between the technical and the functional side.
  • Establish proper linking between the back-end and front-end.
  • Stay relevant to the latest terminology and concepts for coding mobile apps.
  • Utilize existing web applications for apps.
  • Work closely with various teams to constantly innovate app functionality and design.

How to become a mobile developer?

There is no dedicated path to take to become a mobile developer. While the typical way is through an IT degree and technical background, anyone can launch a career as a mobile developer with dedicated practice.

Before you apply for remote mobile developer jobs, here are a few details to note.

  • Decide your learning path: While most experienced professionals in mobile development have a Bachelor's or a Master’s degree in computer science, others are self-taught enthusiasts. There is no one way to learn mobile development. You can take online courses or attend boot camps to master the necessary skills and effectively build an attractive portfolio.
  • Choose your platform: There are two types of mobile developers, iOS and Android.

1. iOS developers: They create, test, and update apps for iOS devices. They use technologies like Xcode, a development environment, and Swift, the primary iOS programming language. iOS developers create applications from the ground up for iOS devices.

2. Android developer: Android is regarded as the most popular mobile operating system. The developers are in charge of creating applications for Android-powered devices. They then run code through a series of tests to ensure it is error-free and usable.

Once you're confident in your skills, you need to create a well-written mobile developer resume to grab the attention of potential employers.

Note that you can choose Android or iOS and later transition from one to the other.

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Skills required to become a mobile developer

Android and iOS vary in their use of programming languages. Most Android coding is done in Java, and iOS development involves C#, C++, or Swift.

1. Swift

Swift is a multi-paradigm compiled programming language developed by Apple and is primarily used for iOS app development. Easy to learn and frequently updated, it has features like simplifying common patterns, generics, and type interfaces to enable a high level of interactivity in development.

The language is also fast and secure. Hence, a deep understanding of Swift and its core concepts is necessary to become a successful iOS developer.

2. UIKit

UIkit is a framework that provides the infrastructure to help iOS developers design their user interfaces. It has a window and views architecture for implementing the interface and an event-handling infrastructure to deliver multi-touch and other input types to an app.

The framework also supports animation, display and text management, resource management, drawing and printing, and accessibility support. Familiarity with UIKit ensures hassle-free construction and management of event-driven UI for iOS apps.

3. Xcode

Xcode is the most versatile IDE in the iOS app development community. Provided by Apple, it makes it easy to write applications for any Apple device. It includes editors, compilers, and other tools to help complete the coding, compilation, loading, testing, and deployment of iOS apps from an individual location.

As an iOS developer, you should understand the various features of the Xcode tool and be able to navigate your way through the code.

4. Java

Java is an object-oriented programming language used in the majority of Android applications. It is data-type sensitive, so developers must be careful while assigning memory resources or specifying the required data types for their applications.

With Java, you get a precise code that clearly defines the function of each component of an application, leaving no space for ambiguity.

5. Understanding of XML

XML is a structured markup language developed as a standard method of encoding data for mobile applications. In a nutshell, it enables information to be passed between devices consistently and understandably.

Android developers use XML to create layouts which serve as the foundational UI definition for Android applications. This is why understanding the fundamentals of XML is a necessary skill.

6. Kotlin

Kotlin, along with Java, is an official Android development language. It has object-oriented and functional constructs, making it ideal for functional programming.

Kotlin is more concise and expressive than Java. It can be used for any kind of development, including server-side, client-side, and Android development. Its null-safe design helps boost productivity and code safety.

7. Android SDK

An SDK or software development kit is a set of pre-packaged code or modules of Java code that give developers access to mobile device functions like the camera and accelerometer. The most significant component of the Android SDK is a library called Gradle. It keeps code organized when a social media platform needs to be integrated with an app. SDKs offer various modules for Android developers to put together an Android application.

Besides Android and iOS mobile development platforms, expertise in API development platforms, cross-platform app development frameworks, and responsive design for mobile web apps is an added advantage to landing mobile developer jobs.

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How to get remote mobile developer jobs?

Developers need to practice effectively and consistently to excel at their craft. Two major things to focus on are having someone experienced's support and learning best coding practices. Signing up with Turing can also help!

Turing offers the best remote mobile developer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a mobile developer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems with the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote mobile developer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become a mobile developer at Turing?

Elite U.S. jobs
Elite U.S. jobs

Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven U.S. companies with great compensation.

Career growth
Career growth

Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

Exclusive developer community
Exclusive developer community

Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top U.S. firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top U.S. corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their mobile developers?

At Turing, every mobile developer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.

After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.

No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.

We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.

Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.

Ideally, a remote developer needs to have at least 3 years of relevant experience to get hired by Turing, but at the same time, we don't say no to exceptional developers. Take our test to find out if we could offer something exciting for you.

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