Mobile Development Team Leader

iHorizons - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 10 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelor's Degree at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Minimal travel
About the Job
  • The role holder heads the Mobile Group and is responsible for driving the end-to-end mobile application development at the company. He works closely with his team members in the Group, members of other groups in the company, and with end customers to deliver highly-functional, secure and reliable mobile applications in a cost-effective way.
  • He is responsible for selecting, developing and motivating a strong team of mobile developers, and optimizing their productivity, and work quality. He is also in charge of setting and monitoring best-of-breed, contemporary mobile development methodologies, standards and tools.

Establishing and Monitoring Development Standards, Methodologies and Tools

  • Selecting and implementing best tools for mobile development, quality management, application performance assurance and security
  • Ensure utilization of latest standards and tools

Hiring, Managing, Developing and Engaging Team Members

  • Plan for manpower needs in the Mobile Group
  • Work with HR to develop role profiles, competencies and job descriptions
  • Work with HR and management to hire unique talents
  • Assign clear team roles and responsibilities
  • Continuously develop, mentor and engage staff

Manage Mobile Application Development Life-cycle

  • Product road mapping
  • Process control
  • Automated testing
  • Quality assurance
  • User documentation
  • Customer expectation management
  • Release management
  • Product delivery & deployment
Job Requirements

Education Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration or related fields
  • Strong certification/s post-graduate studies in software development


  • 10 years of total experience in Software development / applications domain.
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in mobile application development
  • 4 years of leading mobile development teams
  • Experience in mobile application development languages, tools, methodologies and standards
  • Customer-facing experience in mobile development scenarios
  • Knowledge of latest trends in mobile development and in ICT in general

Skills And Abilities

  • Strong agile development skills and knowledge
  • Strong experience in native iOS and native Android Development
  • Knowledge and experience in Xamarin or any other mobile development cross-platform
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team development and leadership skills
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to select, implement and monitor new work systems
  • Ability to work effectively in a changing work environment and in short project deadlines

Behavioral Competencies

  • Driving Results
  • Communicating effectively
  • Planning and organizing
  • Team Working and relationship building
About this Company

iHorizons is a leading provider of business solutions and technology services in the Arab World. We work with prominent clients like Al Jazeera, Ooredoo, government agencies, and other large enterprises to help them in their digital service migrations. The ultimate outcomes... (More)

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