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Electrical Engineer - HTML5 Apps - 24267

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/07/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
We are looking for a senior developer to lead the design, development and maintenance of a HTML5 apps operational framework in a secure environment. This framework will operate as a standalone system in a vehicle environment, communicate with both on-board and off-board systems and supporting a range of HTML5 apps. In addition to managing the framework the product, the successful candidate will be heavily involved in supporting the design, delivery and maintenance of a range of HTML5 apps.

Working relationships (internal/external):
App Development Manager - working closely to ensure apps are designed and delivered in a manner that the framework can support, while evolving the framework to meet planned and future requirements
Vehicle Platform - working with the cross functional teams to ensure the integrity and stability of the framework in an automotive environment
HTML5 Developers - working very closely with the internal/external engineering team responsible for developing the apps
Project Managers - working very closely with project managers effectively working across multiple projects and delivering to deadlines

Main tasks and responsibilities:
Working directly with development partners and internal product managers to develop and maintain framework.
Manage prototype development and associated testing
Work with the app developers to build the interface with focus on robustness
Optimise performance of the framework
Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience on web service integration (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
- Experience of development using web technologies
- Good understanding of programming and design patterns
- Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP
- Experience building web and native apps
- Using version control (e.g. SVN)
- Excellent debugging and optimisation skills
- PHP frameworks (e.g. Zend)
- PHP template engines (e.g. Smarty)
- 2-3 years experience in Web/App development
- Commercial software development experience (browser, webkit and web server)
- Proven commercial software development experience
- Excellent knowledge in information architecture, data management and UI
- A track record of delivering successful consumer and or business products
- Ability to use analytic data and user testing to inform design decision
- A passion for new consumer technology and the emerging automotive app landscape
- Ability to multi task and good time management skills
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