Xamarin Lead Software Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15203 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 02/12/2018 Job ID: 15761 Industry: .NET

Xamarin Lead Software Engineer / Mobile App Developer 
Pittsburgh, PA

Xamarin Lead Software Engineer opportunity with our client in Pittsburgh, PA.

This is a full-time, direct hire role with an innovative and growing technology company in Pittsburgh.

In this role, you will work as part of a team on developing cross-platform mobile apps and components utilizing the latest and greatest tools available from Microsoft.


  • Design and develop desktop (Windows UWP and Mac OS) and mobile (iOS, Windows, Android) applications using Microsoft .NET framework and the Xamarin toolset
  • Work as part of a team to shape the direction of the user interface and give technical guidance
  • Create front-end data architecture requirements
  • Supervise the engineers to ensure that deliverables conform to code quality and security standards
  • Interface with project stakeholders to continually incorporate feedback and reinforce the customer’s perspective within the product


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 7 to 10 years of software development experience   
  • Expertise with C#, WPF, and Xamarin – including Xamarin.iOS, Xamarin.Android, Xamarin.Mac, and UWP apps
  • Experience writing and refining features, user stories, and defects
  • Understanding of building graphically intensive UIs, managing multiple view hierarchies, UI transitions, and performance on mobile and desktop devices.
  • Strong understanding of Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of Google Play Store, Apple App Store, and Windows Store
  • Experience leading a team of engineers through complex software projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Skills and Knowledge

  • HTML5, JavaScript, and React Framework
  • Jira, Git, Team City, and/or Octopus Deploy
  • Configuring custom build scripts with Cake
  • Azure Web Apps, Azure App Services, Azure Web Jobs
  • Understanding of advanced caching mechanisms
  • Xamarin Certified Developer Certification

Xamarin Lead Software Engineer / Mobile App Developer - 15761
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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