Mobile Application Developer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   contract

United States



Bowhead is seeking a Mobile Application Developer to support a Department of Navy customer in Dahlgren, VA. Mobile Application Developer will lead by translating system requirements into the design and development of customized systems in an agile environment. In addition, will work autonomously to deliver project phases on time and budget according to project specifications. Plans, conducts and coordinates programming of mobile applications of considerable complexity requiring a thorough understanding of all parameters affecting and interfacing with the application. Provides technical advice and consultation on complex programming applications. Leading architecture and development of iOS applications. Communicate technical limitations and roadblocks to the team. Assisting the client support team using technical background. Able to assess feasibility, difficulty, and provide time estimates on implementing new features to an application. Work with backend developers to integrate and consume restful API’s. Recommends and develops programming and documentation standards. Prepares cost analysis and justification for programming projects. May provide work leadership for lower level employees.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

• A minimum of 3 year of experience in hybrid and native mobile application development and integration.
• Meaningful development experience in modern development frameworks including React Native, Ionic, Angular, Node, Swift, Kotlin.
• Familiarity with agile development practices.
• Experience working with Git version control in a collaborative team environment, creating pull requests and performing code reviews.
• Ability to work in various team sizes that could scale anywhere from working solo to a team of ten plus developers across various disciplines
• Deep understanding of UIKit, Foundation, and other core iOS frameworks
• Adaptive to ambiguity and willing to change in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience integrating restful APIs and Web services.
• Contributed to at least one application on the Apple AppStore
Additional skills may include:
• Coding Languages: CSS, HTML5, Java, Javascript, Python, Ruby
• Code Versioning Tools: Bazaar, CVS, Git, Mercurial, SVN
• Frameworks: Angular, AVFoundation, CloudKit, Core Animation, Core Data, Core Graphics, Core Text, Foundation, Laravel, React, Symfony, UIKit, Vue, WebKit, Zend
• UI Frameworks: Cocoa Touch, Jasmine, Jest, Karma, Protractor, Selenium
• Cloud platforms: AWS, Azure, GCP

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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