Mobile Architect (Houston, TX)

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As a Mobile Architect in Credera’s Technology Solutions practice, you will lead teams (usually 2-8) in architecting, implementing, and delivering mobile strategies. Our projects include creating custom native or cross-platform apps, implementing responsive and hybrid web applications, working in a full-stack solution to support multiple customer engagement channels, and optimizing customer acquisition and engagement.

On a typical day, you might expect to architect a mobile tech stack to address business needs, design and implement an app’s interface, support project DevOps, implement an A/B testing strategy, or plan or execute a successful product launch. You will also serve as the day-to-day project team leader, set up product backlogs, code repositories, and build/release management tools, and create presentation decks for client stakeholder meetings.

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You are an experienced, hands-on software architect that has been in the industry or technology consulting for at least 6 years. You spend at least 40% of your time actively developing code.
  • You have a passion for mobile technology breadth and keep yourself up to date on the latest mobile application development technologies and trends across all software development disciplines and processes. You educate your team on best practices, design patterns, and development tools and libraries.
  • You have a deep understanding of multiple open technology development stacks (listed above) across mobile and web UX, APIs, and data platforms. You are well-versed in different software development methodologies and understand the benefits and tradeoffs of each. 
  • You are accomplished at mentoring, leading, and developing others. You currently lead teams that develop complex, high-volume, mission critical enterprise solutions using a variety of different open-source components and are deployed in a highly available environment.
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills and can engage customers at a business level in addition to a technical level. You can handle complex organizational dynamics to deliver a solution to a client’s satisfaction.
  • You can drive business development and are comfortable with developing business cases and justifications that grow the customer relationship and satisfaction. You are familiar with contract terms and conditions.

WHO WE ARE:

  • Credera is a full-service management consulting, user experience, and technology solutions firm, with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders
  • Credera has received a number of state and national awards, including:
    • Fortune's Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services 
    • Fortune's Best Workplaces in Texas
    • Top Workplaces USA 
    • The Denver Post’s Top Workplaces 
    • The Dallas Morning News’ Top 100 Places to Work
    • The Houston Business Journal Best Place to Work List
    • Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Millennials
  • Technology Solutions is Credera’s largest practice and focuses on building custom software solutions and integrations for our clients leveraging open source technologies.
  • Technologies we frequently work with include iOS SDKs, Android SDKs, React Native, React, Flutter, REST APIs, Fastlane, Jenkins, Azure DevOps
  • Programming languages we frequently use include Swift, Kotlin, Java, Dart, Javascript, Bash
  • Cloud native architecture we use include traditional cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, ECP), Container Solutions (Docker/Kubernetes/Mesos/etc.), Serverless architecture, Lambda architecture
  • We use the following tool sets for DevOps/Automation: CI/CD Platforms (Jenkins, CircleCI, etc.), Infrastructure scripting (Ansible, Chef, Puppet), Cloud native API, Testing Automation (selenium, etc.), Data automation (Liquibase, etc.)
  • Other frameworks we use include Apache Spark, Apache Storm, Kafka, RabbitMQ
  • We typically work in an Agile methodology and own the project from start to finish

HOW WE WORK:

Our foundational competitive advantage is simply doing what we say we will do with excellence. To deliver on that advantage, the Management Consulting practice employs deep expertise in Strategy & Operations, Digital (e.g., Marketing Technology, Customer Experience, eCommerce, etc.), and Organizational Change Management to execute high-quality, high-impact business and technology initiatives for our clients. Most teams are a mix of strategy, design and technology consultants working closely with clients to solve business critical challenges. Our Management Consultants complement Credera’s strong technical capabilities by helping clients understand their competitive landscape, set a strategic vision, and successfully execute high-priority business and technology initiatives. Check out Credera’s Glassdoor reviews to read what our employees have to say!

Like what you hear but worried about high travel?  Know that our goal is to keep travel to a minimum and most projects do not require travel.  An average would be 0% up to 30%.

Your first week with us

We want you to start your career with Credera simply by spending your first week getting to know the talented individuals that work here. You will learn about our service offerings, focus areas and how we execute projects through informal conversations with leaders from across the firm.

An on-boarding peer will help you walk through all aspects of the Credera work-life and be your guide as you get yourself ready for your first project with us. You will also be treated to lunch by your Practice Leader and Mentor whose jobs are to help you navigate your career at Credera, act as your advocates, make helpful recommendations that align with your strengths, and set you up for success by providing clarity and vision.

Your first six months with us

You can expect to create amazing, custom software solutions that solve our clients' most challenging problems using a combination of industry standard and cutting-edge technologies. You will provide project architecture and technical leadership and contribute to our clients’ fundamental software strategies by matching business needs with the right technology.

You'll work on complex, high-volume software solutions that use mobile frameworks and client-side technologies. A typical client engagement includes developing a rich UX in native mobile or web frameworks backed by a REST API powered by cloud services along with a whole host of other tools and frameworks depending on specific needs.

You will lead a team of highly qualified and smart individuals to write efficient code, make code modifications, practice test-driven-development, and identify, troubleshoot and solve software defects. Our typical project length is about 6 months and typical team size is 2-8 engineers. We follow an agile methodology on all our projects.

Be sure to check out what our teams have done for some of our clients by visiting our Client Stories!

Your first two years with us

At the end of your first two years, you will have lead teams on multiple projects and been exposed to different sets of technologies and business domains. At this point in your career with us, you will be looking to move to the next level and your efforts will be supported by Credera’s professional development program to help you build the depth and breadth required to advance your career.  This includes honing your business development skills while managing multiple client relationships.

Learn More

Credera is a management consulting, user experience, and technology solutions firm with offices in Dallas, Denver, Houston, Chicago, and New York. We work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging industry leaders, and provide expert, objective advice to help solve complex business and technology challenges. Our deep capabilities in strategy, organization, process, analytics, technology and user experience help our clients improve their performance. Clients depend on our ability to anticipate, recognize, and address their specific needs. Credera’s consultants work with some of the world’s best known brands in a variety of industries, including one of the top five fast food chains, leading energy organizations, retailers, airlines.  More information is available at www.credera.com.  We are part of the OPMG Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.

Along with a great company culture, Credera provides an outstanding compensation package including a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit plan (e.g., medical, dental, disability, matching 401k, PTO, etc.).  This position is an exempt position. 

More Information on Credera
Credera operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Addison, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Denver , CO, Chicago, IL, New York, NY and Houston, TX. Credera was founded in 1999. It has 580 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 76 open jobs at Credera, click here.
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