Mobile Architect

Job Locations US-Remote
Information Technology and Engineering
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


PK is hiring a Mobile Architect (iOS/Android/Mobile Web/PWA).  The ideal candidate will have a background in native application development with a concentration in Android.  Mobile web, cross platform, progressive web app experience is a plus.   



  • Need to have excellent communication skills
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team tech leads to define, communicate, and coordinate software architectures
  • Lead a distributed team of mobile application developers ensuring conformance to technical standards, compliance with governing processes, and ongoing coaching and mentoring that inspires quality and productivity of the team.
  • Stay current with emerging trends in mobile technology
  • Effectively communicate technical solutions and recommendations to business stakeholders, program team members, technical leadership, and team.
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of best-in-class products needed to successfully implement new designs
  • Define, prioritize and manage the plans for addressing mobile technical debt
  • Support mobile teams in creating Proofs of Concept for new technologies and design patterns
  • Drive the development of enterprise test frameworks/software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements
  • Telecom, Healthcare and retail, experience desired but not required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field; Master’s preferred
  • 7+ years native mobile application development experience
  • 10+ years software development experience
  • Expert level experience with designing and delivering optimized native mobile apps in client-server architectures
  • Strong working experience with writing high-quality, testable, maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Expert level knowledge of industry best practices for design and implementation of mobile native applications
  • Strong working experience with multiple of the following: Android SDK, Objective-C, Swift, Java, Kotlin, Microservices
  • Expert level experience with mobile native technology, user interface design and development, service integration development
  • 7+ years’ hands-on experience in Mobile Application Development using Java based Android (Native)
  • Knowledge of the Android build process, should be able to work on library-based Projects, Android Studio
  • Experience with UI development, Android Components: Database, Service, Content Providers, Consuming REST Web Services, JSON/XML parsing, OOAD, Design patterns, n-tier Architecture, Multi-Threading, Rx Java, Rx Android, Android Jetpack and Architecture Components
  • Knowledge of Java and Gradle. Experience in Kotlin preferred
  • Experience building large scale, complex, iOS/Android applications optimized for both UX and performance
  • Experience building test automation frameworks for mobile applications
  • Project experience with enterprise in-house development focusing transactional business data processing and endpoint integrations
  • Good understanding of OO Design, concurrency, synchronization, memory management, data structures, algorithms, etc.
  • Working experience and knowledge in TDD & BDD development practices
  • Willingness to mentor and advise other engineering team members


~ In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at PK are based exclusively on merit.  PK does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity and identity expression, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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