NBC Universal Mobile Engineer in Orlando, Florida

Job Number 35720BR

Job Title Mobile Engineer

Business Segment NBC Sports Group

Sub-Business Golf Channel

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

GolfNow, a division of Golf Channel is the internet’s largest online tee time reservation service, trusted by more than 1.5 million golfers. Using leading-edge technology, GolfNow provides more ways for golfers to stay connected to their favorite golf courses and tee times through the web, e-mail and mobile applications. As a partner to golf courses, GolfNow provides turnkey solutions to their operations (www.golfnowsolutions.com) with the main areas of focus on:

• Online marketing and distribution of tee times

• Web hosting, development and customer management solutions

• Revenue optimization, database expansion and other course products

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province Florida

City Orlando


The Mobile Engineer takes direct responsibility for developing applications for mobile platforms including phone and tablet form factors for the business. This role participates in all aspects of the mobile application life cycle from imagining to delivery.


  • Responsible for the design and development of mobile B2B applications

  • Design and deliver apps

  • Research and develop bleeding edge solutions using the latest device capabilities

  • Manage end user expectations and gain user acceptance of all project deliverables

  • Participate in code walkthroughs as needed to ensure quality

  • Participate in security governance for PCI and PII

  • Build software prototypes and deliver in a fast paced iterative process

  • Implement technology or frameworks for feedback loops using A/B testing on properties

  • Implement methods to capture measurements of usage and conversions

  • Create automated unit test cases and test data

  • Test and debug code

  • Build trust and cooperation between IT, internal clients, and external vendors

  • Work with marketplaces to deliver applications

  • Create or recommend better tools to improve and expedite application delivery

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Android Development and/or iOS Development

  • At least one application that has been distributed in a major online marketplace (Google Play or Apple’s App Store)

  • Experience with technologies such as Objective C, C# , C++,JNI (Java Native Interface)

  • Experience integrating directly into gps, cameras, microphone, etc

  • Quick adoption of new systems and languages

  • Ability to understand a pre-existing complex code base

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelors preferred (Computer Science, Computer Engineering)

  • Experience with Ecommerce apps is a plus

  • Experience with in-app purchases is a plus

  • Experience with Gaming apps is a plus

  • Experience with Xamarin tools is a plus

  • Experience with Point of Sale systems

  • Experience building apps that integrate with web services.

  • Understanding of the key factors in a quality mobile UI/UX design.

  • Adept to writing unit tests and testable code, and working under distributed version control (preferably Git).

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