Director, Mobile Engineering

Location: Boston, MA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About us

Wiser is the leading provider of actionable data for better decisions. Wiser collects and analyzes online and in-store data with unmatched speed, scale and accuracy. The Wiser platform then blends these insights with advanced workflow software to drive business value for brands and retailers. Using a unique combination of data science and human validation, Wiser offers integrated solutions for every aspect of retail, all in one place

Job Description:

Wiseris looking for someone to lead our mobile application engineering efforts. This person will be our mobile architect, team lead, and primary developer for both our iOS and Android native applications.  The right person will be equally comfortable thinking big picture and working through code-level details.  We need an engineer who excels in creating engaging user experiences backed by cleanly designed and well-tested codebases, someone who is a strong player/coach, and someone who loves the craziness of a startup environment.  We are looking for someone to join our team that will set our mobile platform’s technical vision, lead a team of 2-3 engineers, and deliver strong results.


  • Re-architect our mobile applications for white labeling and internationalization
  • Lead delivery of a new mobile app for a major client
  • Build significant new capabilities into our platform such as geo-fenced push and passive location tracking

Skills and Qualifications

  • 10+ years professional software development experience, with at least 5 writing native mobile application code
  • 3+ years as a technical team lead
  • Both Objective-C and Android Java programming expertise
  • Deep understanding of API design
  • Strong testing practices
  • Prior experience as an agile coach or scrum master
  • Pragmatic mindset and ability to focus on what is important
  • Drive/passion/hunger to build a successful product and company

Things that will really catch our eye: 

  • Published commercial applications for both iOS and Android
  • Swift programming expertise
  • Practical experience with Domain Driven Design
  • Experience with creating continuous deployment solutions using Jenkins, TravisCI, or XCode Server
  • Interest & experience with geospatial systems, mobile analytics and/or multi-variate testing frameworks
  • Prior experience working with remote team members

Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Travel - Occasionally as needed.

Work Environment - This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is required to sit for prolonged periods of time; balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee is required to operate essential office equipment, such as computer/laptop, phone, printer, copier, keyboard, mouse, and other office equipment on a regular basis.

EEO Statement - Wiser Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation of any kind. Wiser Solutions, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, providing a work environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. All employment decisions at Wiser Solutions, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, family or parental status, disability, genetics, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by the state, federal, or local law. Wiser Solutions, Inc. will not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or retaliation based on any of these characteristics.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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