Mobile Developer-REACT Native (remote)

EBSCO Industries, Inc.   Birmingham, AL   Full-time
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EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


If you are looking for an opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies, EBSCO Information Services is a company that you want to explore!


EBSCO Information Services is looking to further grow by adding a Software Engineer to our development team. This engineer will work as part of an agile (SAFE) team to develop “green field” projects focused on designing, architecting, and building our core software products onto the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Mobile app development will be the initial focus and preferred candidates will be fluent in React Native, Objective C, etc.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with a team on design, implementation, testing and delivery of high-volume customer-facing mobile applications that support EBSCO’s products and services.
  • Collaborate with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with your team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories.  Perform the technical design, implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished within an iteration.
  • Own system and feature quality throughout the development, testing and deployment phases to ensure quality delivery expectations are met.
  • Make suggests to continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables.
  • Conduct new technology research, proof of concept, and design work that will provide direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products.
  • Adhere to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, accessibility, delivery and maintainability.
  • Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.


Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of React Native development experience.
  • 2+ years of professional mobile app development experience.
  • At least one iOS / Android App completed and presentable.
  • Solid understanding of iOS and Android app deployment procedures. (Store deployment, Enterprise deployment, certificates, provisioning profiles).
  • Must have knowledge of iOS and Android local storage paradigms. (User defaults, keychain storage, core data).
  • 2+ years of experience supporting enterprise mobile apps.


Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, or similar.
  • 1+ years of experience with Node.js.
  • 1+ years of Objective C or Java experience.
  • Experience and understanding of UI/UX design principles for mobile devices.
  • Solid understanding of OOP concepts, patterns and practices.
  • Understanding of private and public cloud design considerations and limitations in the areas of virtualization and global infrastructure, distributed systems, load balancing, networking, and security.
  • Hands on experience with cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
  • Hands on experience with microservices.
  • Advocate of unit testing, automation and test-driven development.
  • Understanding of Agile software engineering principles and methodologies.
  • 2+ years of experience with RESTful Web Services and how to integrate them using the iOS / Android framework.
  • Basic knowledge of GIT or other version control software.


Important things that you will bring to our culture, but things that we can’t teach:

Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication – Collaboration – A Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand – Accountability – Decisiveness – You’re a Team Player

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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EBSCO Industries, Inc.

Birmingham, AL