Rain Bird Corporation

  • Senior Mobile Application Development Engineer (Android & iOS)

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    United States
  • Overview

    A leader in global irrigation and innovating The Intelligent Use of Water, Rain Bird has a dynamic opportunity for you to join our team.


    As part of Rain Bird's Controls division, the Senior Mobile Application Development Engineer will help drive our strategy and implementation for app-connected embedded products.


    Rain Bird's Controls division is a multi-disciplinary engineering and production team. We make irrigation controllers for a variety of applications using creative and innovative state of the art engineering methods. Our diverse group is comprised of self-motivated people who are excited to share their expertise in various engineering specialties, such as Mechanical, Electronics, Firmware, Software, and IOT.



    In this job you will:

    • Develop irrigation-related mobile applications and tools for iPhone and Android devices.
    • Create rapid mock-up prototypes for proof-of-concept purposes
    • Define functional specifications for mobile applications based on product requirements
    • Research and integrate new technologies and innovative solutions
    • Assist Quality Assurance in developing test plans in support of application updates deployment
    • Work closely with the project team, management, Quality Assurance, and off-site developers.
    • Be responsible for keeping excellent, organized project records and documentation
    • Your activities include design and development, design reviews, product verification and field validation along with coordinating with quality assurance and developing appropriate documentation.


    Who you are:


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
    • iOS skills: Objective C, Cocoa, OS SDK, Swift.
    • Android skills: Java, Android SDK.
    • Experience with XML, XHTML, JSON, SOAP, REST.
    • Experience with native hardware components (camera, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, etc.)
    • Experience with front-end development frameworks, such as JavaScript and HTML
    • Strong User Interface development experience in consumer product applications
    • Minimum of 5 years related work experience.
    • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), works effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Strong OOP and software design abilities
    • Experience with Design for Testability
    • Proven experience in a team-oriented work environment.
    • Self-starter, detail oriented, analytical, problem solver.
    • Proven track record of generating high-quality results and meeting project schedules.





    • Master’s Degree
    • Familiarity with software development for embedded systems.
    • Development experience with network communications TCP/IP, Ethernet, WiFi, servers, etc.
    • Experience in the irrigation industry

    Get to know us:


    We have been the irrigation industry leader for over 80 years. We craft innovative irrigation products that make beautiful landscapes, golf courses, and grow productive agricultural crops while advocating for the Intelligent Use of Water.


    An example of our amazing products is the ESP-TM2 Controller, which was released in the Spring of 2017. This controller is quickly gaining market share and our customers are telling us that the easy-to-use app and Wi-Fi functionality is exceeding expectations since it ensures customers can control their watering systems from anywhere. As a team, we are continuously working on several controller projects for both large and small-scale irrigation systems.


    Rain Bird is and Equal Opportunity Employer


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