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We, at Turing, are looking for a remote mobile engineering manager who will be responsible for maintaining the quality of team deliverables, success, and profitability along with managing team resourcing and utilization, mentoring mid/senior engineers, and leading the overall team growth and development. Get an excellent opportunity to collaborate closely with the best minds while working at top U.S. firms.

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Job responsibilities

  • Coordinate with product, design, and analytics teams to determine project deliverables and define the development roadmap
  • Lead the team from ideation to design and implementation by adhering to the best practices
  • Set the technical vision and direction for the team and guide them to achieve it
  • Participate in essential technical, design, and product discussions with cross-functional teams
  • Take ownership of continuous improvement in the team's development process, coding, architecture, and overall performance
  • Conduct regular performance reviews to set goals individually and as a team
  • Assist engineering directors and project managers in making project resourcing decisions
  • Ensure developers/engineers adhere to mobile application development standards and best practices
  • Maintain a high degree of engagement, productivity and, high-quality output from your team

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 5+ years of product/software development experience (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Hands-on experience in mobile application development for iOS and/or Android
  • In-depth knowledge of Swift, Java, Kotlin or other programming languages
  • Expertise in system design with Java, C#, JavaScript, etc.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development with AAA unit test, BDD requirements, and system verification
  • Clear idea about automated testing including Espresso, UI Automator, XCTest, XCUITest, JUnit, Spock
  • Expertise in managing microservices like Hybrid Monolith, Isolated Services, Disparate Data Sources
  • Hands-on expertise in distributed systems
  • Strong grasp of cloud-based platforms and features such as hybrid on-premise, Lambdas, elastic scaling, and cloud resiliency
  • Solid knowledge of design patterns including MVP, Viper/MVVM, Gang of Four, Async, Distributed, etc.
  • Strong grasp on English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge unit testing and CI/CD concepts
  • Experience with multiple environments - Agile, Lean, and Kanban
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Great team management and project management skills

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How to become a mobile engineering manager?

Engineering managers are proficient in planning, organizing, and supervising an organization's technical and engineering tasks. They are in charge of engineering projects where they ensure efficient management and seamless supervision. In a fast-moving and rapidly growing organization, the mobile engineering manager will have to assess various, often contradictory, constraints and make swift decisions.

They will meteor the engineers while remaining engaged and focused on the product and corporate vision. Mobile engineering managers help execute effective engineering processes, metrics, and policies. Companies require mobile engineering managers as their team sizes grow. If you are a senior developer or senior mobile engineer, you may be able to move up to the position of mobile engineering manager.

What is the scope of mobile engineering managers?

To Improve engineering quality, efficiency, and team management, companies desire engineering managers. As a mobile engineering manager, you'll have plenty of opportunities to develop, inspire, and guide your engineering team. Engineers can be encouraged to become better professionals and possibly leaders one day through regular one-on-one or through their own attitude, communication style, and work ethic.

You will also have the opportunity to investigate, propose, and manage new product development or product updates. You will be able to collaborate with various teams (for example, product, marketing, and sales) to drive product direction, design, and development. You will no longer be assigned tasks in a specific product, but you will be able to participate in all aspects of that product.

What are the roles and responsibilities of mobile engineering manager?

As a mobile engineering manager, you will be responsible for leading initiatives from conception to completion as a Mobile Engineering Manager. You'll be in the unusual position of having Square sellers and internal product teams as customers. Strategic thinking, rigorous execution, and excellent stakeholder management will be required for this position.

Here are some responsibilities of the mobile engineering manager:

• Create complex applications for the Android and iOS platforms.
• Use external data sources and APIs.
• Test your code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and overall dependability.
• Fix bugs and enhance programme performance..
• Constantly seek out, assess, and adopt new technologies in order to increase development efficiency.
• Creating and conceptualizing apps that can be used on a variety of Android devices.
• Putting in place safeguards for user data.
• Before each app is released, proofread the code and rectify any errors.
• Working with UI and UX Designers, as well as Software Testers, to ensure that each app is presentable and functional.
• Tracking app reviews to see where they can be improved.
• Creating app upgrades for release, including bug fixes and new features.

How to become a mobile engineering manager?

The first step is to assess both your current position in your career and the industry. Sort yourself into categories based on your qualifications and experience. This will help you create a realistic timeline as you work toward your ultimate goal of becoming a successful mobile engineering manager.

Your prior experience and educational credentials can assist you in making a successful transition. If you have advanced technical experience, the transition will be simple. The process will be simple for you if you have previous leadership experience or project management experience. However, if you have never been an engineering manager and have no background in leadership, it may take some time to fit into the shoe.

A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science is usually required of mobile engineers. They usually have an engineering or computer programming background. 3+ years of experience with development, and automated testing tools on a mobile platform is beneficial. Proficiency with common programming languages is essential. A good engineering manager must be well-versed in technology and an expert in the jobs that his or her teammates perform.

Next, we'll look at the skills and methods you'll need to master in order to be a successful mobile engineering manager:

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Skills required to become a mobile engineering manager

1. Programming skills

If you are an Android app developer then you should have expertise in Android app development languages. Commonly used programming languages for Android are Java, Kotlin, Dart, C++, C#, Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
To lead a team of iOS app developers, you should know everything about Objective-C or Swift, depending upon the company requirement. Programming expertise is one thing that a Mobile Engineering Manager should know.

2. APIs and SDK

Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications. Experienced in designing and developing mobile SDK and integrating mobile apps with web services and external API.

3. Responsive/Mobile Design

A responsive design is one in which a site adapts based on the device being used, such as a phone, tablet, or desktop. However, there are times when you want visitors to have a completely different design for their mobile device in order to see only what you want them to see without any extraneous details. You may create your own mobile-specific designs with grids and images to create a clear hierarchy of information displayed. Because of their importance in digital marketing, responsive and mobile design skills are always mentioned in job postings.

4. Testing/Debugging

While testing and debugging are valuable skills for any developer, they are especially valuable for landing remote front-end developer jobs. The process of testing individual blocks of source code is known as unit testing, and unit testing frameworks provide specific methods and structures for doing so. Debugging is the process of taking all of those discrepancies (bugs), putting on your detective hat to figure out why and how they're happening, and finally addressing them.

5. Mobile App Optimization

You should be able to understand various non-functional aspects in mobile application design and provide a solution to optimize performance, scalability, etc. As a mobile engineering manager you will be responsible for the overall technical architecture for the mobile application that is envisioned with the stakeholder. Also, you will define the technical requirements for the implementation of the mobile solution. Get hand on experience in developing reusable artifacts/frameworks, reusable assets, Industry. Solutions, reference architecture, design, development and QA best practice.

6. Security and analytics

Understanding of mobile security protocols, analytics, and social channel integration is important.

7. Other skills

  • Mobile architecture patterns: Expertise in MVVM, MVC, MVP.
  • iOS Frameworks: Core Data and Core Animation.
  • iOS back-end services.
  • Layers of Android stack: Clarity in the understanding of all the 4
  • Knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices.
  • Expertise with mobile analytics.
  • Understanding of code versioning tools, like Git.

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How to get remote mobile engineering manager jobs?

Mobile engineering managers are similar to athletes. They practice effectively and consistently in order to excel at their craft. They must even strive to develop their skills with time. In this regard, mobile engineering managers must focus on two major factors in order for that progress to occur: the support of someone more experienced and effective in practicing techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it is essential you include sufficient practice and make sure you have someone to help you out. Also keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing provides the best remote mobile engineering manager jobs that will fit your career goals as a mobile engineering manager. It provides you great opportunities to work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology. Join a network of the world's best developers and get full-time, long-term remote mobile engineering manager jobs with better pay and opportunities for advancement.

Why become a mobile engineering manager at Turing?

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

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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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 US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

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

How much does Turing pay their mobile engineering manager?

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

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