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Lead Mobile Engineer (Native iOS and Android)

The Coca-Cola Company

  • Location: Atlanta, GA - USA
  • Post Date: 11/1/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
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Job ID: R-17110

Position Overview:

To compete in a marketing based businesses today requires nimbleness and flexibility. The IT delivery and support model must evolve to match the entrepreneurial pace of leading marketers. To meet client needs in a more agile and accountable way, CCNA IT is transitioning to a dev-ops model. Part of this transition is providing the marketing groups additional technical resources that can understand the business and quickly identify solutions to problems the business faces. The same IT team must also be able to manage solution development, deployment and operations, forming an “end-to-end” practice to fully enable the business.
This position will report to the consumer marketing IT client engagement director and will work with the consumer marketing IT team as well as various marketing teams to roadmap desired system functionality, deliver scalable capabilities and support the systems used in marketing. This role has responsibility for end-to-end architecture of the systems within the consumer marketing mobile technology stack and will work closely with other technical architects within CCNA and TCCC to transform consumer marketing opportunities into comprehensive integrated solutions that deliver differentiated capabilities for CCNA. This position will unlock value by capitalizing on CCNA consumer marketing mobile capabilities, including services, as well as cutting edge new technology areas like AR/VR, Scanning, internet of things and machine learning. This position will help identify, deliver and operate mobile solutions across the marketing business, as well as build strong and lasting partnerships with marketing clients.

Function Specific Activities:

Job scope:

  • Accountable for end-to-end architecture of all systems and solutions used in the consumer marketing mobile technology stack
  • Work with IT client engagement leads to set vision and strategy for technology used in the marketing mobile technology stack to accelerate revenue growth and creating competitive advantage
  • Provide architectural guidance to IT client engagement lead for mobile consumer marketing and marketing clients
  • Work with the IT client engagement lead for mobile consumer marketing to define IT roadmaps for the marketing mobile technology stack
  • Propose, develop and execute proof of concepts for new mobile technologies which could result in differentiating capabilities for marketing
  • Lead the transition of new mobile technologies into repeatable/usable frameworks
  • Work collaboratively with IT partners (North America, Global IT, BIG, CCR, vendors) to deliver solutions on time and within budget
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Ensure continuous stable operations
  • Improve the processes and tools used to deliver solutions

Candidate Requirements:

  • Very strong functional skills with 7+ years of Mobile development experience, preferably with 2 years providing architectural oversight or managing dev-ops models in the marketing area
  • Needs to be an expert in iOS or in Android, and needs to be comfortable with the other
  • The expected workload is split 80% hand's on developing and 20% architecting. In the future, this will change to be less hand's on and more architecting
  • Solid functional and technical knowledge of marketing business models and systems used for native mobile application, content management, digital asset management, consumer database solutions campaign management, marketing communications systems like email service or SMS capabilities, mobile app capabilities such as push notification and mobile wallet functionality, augmented reality and proximity marketing capabilities.
  • Proven experience in integration of highly complex applications and surrounding mobile & web solutions
  • Excellent communication, presentation & leadership skills
  • Experience in setting architectural direction and successful track record of delivering strategic solutions
  • Understanding of mobile best practices and design trade-offs, with the ability to communicate design choices in business terms
  • Strong customer focus and push for value & improvement
  • Successfully self-motivated and self-managed
  • Ability to translate user requirements into technical solutions that drive up differentiation or quality of marketing

Keys to success in the role:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the IT client engagement lead for consumer mobile marketing and marketing teams by providing thought leadership, clear communications and superb execution.
  • Drive technology strategy and execution for new capabilities from ideation to delivery and even operations.  Help the IT client engagement lead for consumer marketing develop multi-year mobile technology roadmap linked to business value.
  • Evolve our technology, delivery and support models to help create business value by enabling work processes, operating efficiencies and technology enhancements.
  • Support end-to-end delivery of solutions across the lifecycle: discovery, design/ architecture, development and operations.
  • Enforce IT standards and processes, including full agile or standard SDLC when applicable.
  • Perform complex vendor management in delivery and operations of an integrated solution.
  • Ensure alignment with other technologies supported by key partners in Enterprise Architecture and Global IT.
  • Support multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize, and proactively communicate issues and decisions.  
  • Lead distributed external teams in conjunction with the IT client engagement lead for consumer marketing (contractors, agencies, integrators).
  • Strong focus on high-quality mobile UI experiences
  • Aptitude and interest to quickly learn new and emerging technologies.

Functional/Technical Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred
  • 7+ years managing large scale products or programs, 5+ years in consumer mobile technology or marketing systems.
  • Experience in dev-ops delivery/support models as well as iterative software delivery methodologies - Agile, SCRUM, etc.
  • Develop, test and deploy mobile app functionalities according to project specifications and development standards
  • Experience in Java, Kotlin, Swift, OOP (Object Oriented Programming) programming paradigms
  • Experience in CI/CD tools such as GoCD/Jenkins or Bamboo.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT, Bitbucket
  • Experience in TDD, test automation using Appium/Espresso/XC UI Test.
  • Experience in building framework/SDK
  • Experience in building AR/VR
  • Experience analyzing a feature in production using analytics and experiments
  • Knowledge of third party SDK integrations.

Job Requirements:

Years of Experience:

Leadership Behaviors:

  • DRIVE INNOVATION: Generate new or unique solutions and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business(encompassing everything from continuous improvement to new product and package innovation). 
  • COLLABORATE WITH SYSTEM, CUSTOMERS, AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to approximately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler).
  • ACT LIKE AN OWNER: Deliver results, creating value for our Brands, our System, our customers, and key stakeholders. 
  • INSPIRE OTHERS: Inspire people to deliver our mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give people a reason to believe anything is possible. 
  • DEVELOP SELF AND OTHERS: Develop self and support others' development to achieve full potential. 

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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