Contract Job: Mobile Applications Developer, Emeryville, CA (MobiTV)


Job Title: Mobile Developer

Job location: Emeryville, CA

Employer: MobiTV

Employment Type: Contract Job

Job Description

MobiTV is looking for a talented Software Engineers for entry level and senior level position, both contract and full time, to join the mobile application development team. This team is responsible for developing and porting the MobiTV suite of mobile applications across various mobile platforms. Members of the mobile application development team are the first to work with new mobile devices before they hit market. In addition team members have the opportunity to work across multiple mobile platforms and stay current in various mobile handset technologies.

Mobile Apps Developer | Responsibilities:

  • Develop and port feature rich mobile multimedia applications on a variety of handsets and mobile platforms such as Android, RIM, WinPhone7, BREW, J2ME, Windows Mobile.
  • Build and maintain platform agnostic applications that showcase the MobiTV multimedia platform.
  • Work closely with Product Management on feature definition.
  • Work closely with Project Management on project schedules.
  • Participate in bug scrubs and provide technical guidance to the test teams to build manual and automated test suites.
  • Collaborate with OEMs to make their handsets compliant with the MobiTV suite of requirements.

Mobile Apps Developer | Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 0-5+ years of software development experience.
  • Hands on experience working with at least one of these mobile platforms — Android, RIM, WinPhone7, BREW, J2ME, Windows Mobile.
  • Hands on experience working with scripting languages such as Lua, Python, Perl, or Ruby.
  • Experience in object oriented and independent design of applications or systems.
  • Experience in developing consumer facing mobile applications.
  • Experience working with multi-media applications.
  • Experience with networking protocols such as TCP/IP.
  • Solid user skills on UNIX/Linux.
  • Experience working with streaming audio and video.

MobiTV, Inc. is a leading provider of premium end-to-end mobile media solutions. The MobiTV converged media platform delivers live TV, video-on-demand, and the ability to download-and-store content for offline viewing to millions of users on all major wireless networks and major mobile operating systems. The platform is designed to help carriers utilize network capabilities , allow content partners to extend their reach to millions of mobile viewers and offer OEMs a canvas to market new innovations and device features.

Founded in 1999, MobiTV, Inc. is a privately-held company with headquarters in Emeryville, Calif. For more information about MobiTV, Inc.’s convergence-capable platform and some of its patented components, please visit


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