Mobile Software Engineer

  • 700 River Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Diamond Kinetics enhances the games of baseball and softball by creating engaging experiences that help players improve and also have fun. We are the market leader in mobile motion technology and information that enables player development, superior equipment fitting, objective scouting and recruiting, and engagement-driven entertainment. We do this leveraging an exclusive license to issued patents from the University of Michigan and the University of Pittsburgh, deep technical expertise, key strategic partnerships and our love for the game. 

Diamond Kinetics is a fast-paced, performance-driven company where responsibility comes fast and exceeding expectations is the expectation. The work is challenging but exciting, especially for those who love sports. We believe in stretching for growth as a company, and as professionals, and seek competitive, self-motivated people as teammates who do the same.

Job Description

The Mobile Software Engineer is responsible for the development and maintenance of native mobile code on the iOS operating system. This person utilizes their knowledge of mobile development and hardware capabilities to work closely with the rest of the development team to execute the optimal mobile development strategy.

As a Mobile Software Engineer at Diamond Kinetics, you will join our team of experienced application developers, mechanical engineers, and sports marketers to design new capabilities and applications that leverage Diamond Kinetics’ precision IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit) hardware. This position will require both native mobile development experience as well as competency with web applications and services.

Diamond Kinetics’ team and our product offerings are growing quickly, so the role requires an energetic and self-motivated individual with excellent communication, organization, and technical skills to work cross functionally with other organizations (internal and external), who can communicate to all levels of management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of Swift and/or Objective-C iOS applications, services, and test suites for iOS

  • Creation of compelling user interfaces using Storyboards, AutoLayout, and native code when necessary

  • Creation of 2D and 3D data visualizations that give meaning and understanding to our baseball and softball metrics using Charts, OpenGL, and similar frameworks

  • Collaborate with the R&D team to integrate new sensor capabilities and data into mobile applications

  • Ability to accurately estimate time required for development tasks

  • Work will within mobile software development best-practices including continuous integration, accuracy testing & reporting, centralized logging, crash reporting, etc.

  • Effectively engage with customers (coaches, players, and parents) during real-life use of the mobile software developed

  • Assist in the continued successful software development life-cycle of the company

Qualifications

  • B.S. or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Information Networking, or equivalent field of study

  • 1-5 years of industry experience with a track record of success in product development and deployment

  • Deep understanding of REST APIs, data synchronization protocols/patterns, and user experience best practices

  • Experience in creating unit test and user interface tests using automated testing frameworks

  • Demonstrable proficiency in Swift, Objective-C, Java, and Python

  • Highly proficient in Agile development

Additional Desired Experience

  • MS in Computer Science or MBA a plus

  • Played baseball or softball; understanding and passion for the games

  • Comfortable with advanced physics concepts and equations

  • Experience with Apple’s Core Bluetooth library

  • Android development experience

  • Start-up and/or early-stage company experience

  • Knowledge of mobile web development (HTML, CSS, JS) best practices, frameworks, and patterns

  • Experience at the intersection of consumer hardware and software

Additional Information

  • Unique, exciting opportunity to work in an angel/venture backed early stage company

  • Flexible work environment

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Diamond Kinetics is an equal opportunity employer

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