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Mobile Application Technical Consultant - Senior
Ref No.: 18-03364
Location: Pleasanton, California
Start Date / End Date: 06/04/2018 to 04/26/2019


Description:
Mobile Application Technical Consultant Purpose and Description: The Mobile Application Technical Consultant position is a new contract position in the Mobility Center of Excellence (MCoE) within Healthcare IT. The MCoE is a centralized mobile application development and solution delivery organization, providing enterprise shared services across KP to organizations such as national functions, regions, PMO, medical groups and others for the purpose of empowering KP's business strategy and needs through the nimble, world class development, delivery and support of mobile application solutions at scale. The Mobile Application Technical Consultant will work to improve the business engagement capabilities of the Mobility Center of Excellence (MCoE). The successful candidate will work with business, clinical and technical leaders to develop and certify mobile apps that benefit the internal Healthcare audience. The Healthcare Mobility Center of Excellence portfolio includes mobile apps developed on multiple platforms with a high priority on iOS and Android to be used by Healthcare members, caregivers, and our internal work force. Responsibilities: Support the business engagement process for the MCoE. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating the sponsor entitys existing processes, application architecture, security requirements, equipment configurations, and transport protocols, and providing detailed documentation for a custom solution that satisfies the customer's business and technical requirements. Work closely with leadership and the design, project management, and development teams to create standards and best practice documentation Participate in internal projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve our methodology and quality of application delivery and business engagement Learn the MCoE mobile application certification process and partner with Engagement Managers and Certification Leads to assist in conducting, documenting, and reporting on certifications; subject matter expertise will focus on mobile application native code design and service calls Support and coach technical teams in partner organizations throughout Healthcare Experience Level: 5-10 Years. Qualifications: Minimum 5-10 years of IT solution delivery experience within a consulting organization or software development team including experience as a project technical team lead or technical project manager Experience in technical pre-sales/sales engineering, consulting, and/or other customer facing role consulting on and delivering technical products or services Experience in Internet technologies, standards and protocols, including DNS, HTTP/HTTPS, Web architecture and design Experience in mobile technologies, standards and protocols, including iOS, Android, WinMo. Mobile app power users preferred Experience working with Scrum and Agile methodologies. CSM preferred Desired Qualifications Minimum 2 years experience with enterprise mobile application development/certification projects. Security background a plus. History of successful software development in a large corporation, particularly health care or other highly regulated industry Experience in one or more web development languages, methodologies, and / or architectures Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience collaborating on geo-diverse teams High level of comfort with explicitly taking accountability and holding appropriate parties accountable Self-starter with high energy to meet the needs of a demanding business and IT environment Adept at issue resolution and management Education Requirement: Minimum Requirement is a Bachelor's degree Top 3 - 5 Daily responsibilities Produce deliverables based on evaluating the quality of native mobile application source code Define and document code and service call design best practices and standards based on current industry thought leaders and specific KP business and regulatory requirements Key contributor to mobile application certification projects with target SLOs Develop and present trainings and lead discussions with KP's internal development teams Stakeholder management and communications Top 3 - 5 Required Skills Scrum/Agile development approach Mobile phone/tablet OS Enterprise Infrastructure/Architecture/Security Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint/Word; Visio; IBM Cognos; SharePoint; MS Project, Clarify, Daptiv or other PPM system Desired skills Knowledge of Healthcare regulatory standards Experience with vendor management for projects utilizing staff augmentation for part or all of the development work Experience with mobile development projects Soft Skills Ability to facilitate and successfully manage a wide variety of stakeholder types and personalities Self-directed professional Good sense of humor; doesn't take self too seriously; comfortable with ambiguity, variety, and shifting priorities Able to provide productive feedback to ensure quality without affecting morale

Attachment:
  • Description: Mobile architect should possess skills that make him/her a subject matter expert in Mobile with an ability to work closely with delivery Team, manage stakeholder relationships, and act as a technology leader within the KP Mobile Organization. This person should also own and lead initiatives to define, design, and implement mobile solutions, provide technical & project guidance in various mobile technology areas. Advise business and technology delivery leadership on how to translate the client's mobile business requirements into mobile technology solutions

Essential Functions:
  • Team Player with great attitude to liaison with various stake holders of Mobile teams including business, to get things done in a streamlined way
  • Testing experience on Mobile platforms - Expertise in iOS, Android, Hybrid, HTML5, CSS3, and other mobile frameworks/accelerators
  • Experience with mobile automation tools like Perferto(Preferred)/Appium/Calabash
  • Expertise in Java is must and knowledge in Ruby on rails, Python etc. programming languages is a plus
  • Expertise in Frameworks like Selenium is must and Cucumber is a plus
  • Knowledge in Git/Bitbucket
  • Expertise in CI tools like Jenkins including Jenkins Setup and Management
  • Testing Frameworks - TestNG/Junit is Must. Google Espresso & XCUITest is Plus
  • Understand and recommend technical aspects of the mobile application solution architecture, defining and building a comprehensive strategy for mobile Automation
  • Experienced in integrating mobile apps Functional Testing Frameworks with web-services and external APIs
  • Ability to design, optimize and integrate business processes across disparate systems and mobile technologies
  • Understanding of mobile security protocols, analytics and social channel integration
  • Demonstrated deployments of enterprise or consumer-facing mobile applications using iOS, Android etc.
  • A thorough understanding of OOP, design patterns, iOS, Android, and enterprise in mobile application integration
  • Defining the technical requirements for the implementation of the mobile solution
  • Experience in developing reusable artifacts/frameworks, re-usable assets, reference architecture, design, development and QA best practice
  • Take ownership of the solution from end to end, and be responsible for translating functional requirements into a mobile automated solution
  • Knowledge of tools like – Ant/Maven is must
  • Knowledge of tools like – JIRA/QC is good

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Quality Engineering in preferably in a health care setting.
  • Minimum of three (3) years working on projects related to Mobile architecture.
  • Strong working knowledge in a fast-paced Agile based environment

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field and Minimum six (6) years IT experience delivering technical solutions at the architect level

Additional Requirements:
  • Technical Leadership & management experience.
  • Effective communication, negotiation and leadership skills.
  • Experience in working with Vendor based model is a plus

Primary Location: 4460 Hacienda Dr, Pleasanton, California



Hours per Day 8
Hours per Week 40
Total Hours 1,880.00


Education
High School