Mobile Software Engineer

  • 700 River Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Diamond Kinetics is a growing sports-tech company focused in baseball and softball. As the market leader in the space, DK combines motion-based-sensors with mobile applications and a robust digital platform to provide hitting and throwing data to players, parents, coaches, and teams – helping them understand their performance, improve, and have more fun playing the game they love. 

Our company 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

Seeking a Mobile Software Engineer to help build the next generation of mobile applications in baseball & softball motion analytics. Diamond Kinetics is looking for a high performance engineer interested in taking our existing iOS mobile application to the next level. As a developer at Diamond Kinetics, you must be passionate about delivering in-app experiences that delight users with their simplicity while the difficult work of bluetooth connection management, data storage & synchronization, data display, and 3D rendering is handled seamlessly behind the scenes.

Working at Diamond Kinetics is a unique opportunity because of how incredibly cross-disciplined the team is. Our stack is complex, the work is rewarding, and you will learn about topics outside of what you studied at school. As a Mobile Software Engineer on the team you will build robust data transfer schemes over bluetooth with our firmware team, you will build frameworks to embed Python to help facilitate our R&D department, you will build data synchronization methods to more effectively and efficiently synchronize data across thousands of devices, and of course you will build a mobile application used by hundreds of thousands of baseball and softball players.

Job Function and Purpose

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 bring delightful user experiences to life.

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

  • Work from designs to create 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, Metal/SceneKit, and similar frameworks

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

  • Ability to accurately estimate the time required for development tasks

  • Work well 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


Experience Required

  • 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, and Python

Additional Desired Experience

  • 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

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