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Requisition Number 19-1512
Title Mobile Engineer, Level 4
City Herndon
State VA

Mobile Engineer Level 4

K12 is a technology-based education company that offers proprietary curriculum and instructional support services to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As the leader in K-12 online education for more than a decade, the company uses virtual public and private schooling methods to provide families with alternatives to traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms, giving children access to a high-quality education no matter where they are in the world.

We pride ourselves on maintaining the highest level of integrity. We have the same high expectations for our employees as we do for the students who are in our programs. These are just a few of the values that make K12 a great place to work.

This can be performed remotely from anywhere in the U.S. or in our offices in Herndon, VA, Oklahoma City, OK and Portland, OR

The Mobile Engineer Level 4 (Principal Mobile Engineer) is responsible for the technical vision, design, and engineering for innovative mobile apps developed to enhance the K12 learning experience for our students, learning coaches, and teachers.

AS Mobile Engineer Level 4, YOU WILL..

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Act as primary developer for K12’s mobile applications
  • Work with K12 User Experience Designers to design and build easy to use and engaging mobile experiences for our K12 students, families, and teachers
  • Contribute at a high level to architecture discussion on UI and mobile development
  • Provide training and guidance to engineers moving into mobile development


  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Three (3) years as a technical lead building mobile apps
  • Three (3) years experience with Angular
  • One (1) year of experience building on the Ionic Framework
  • Three (3) years experience developing web applications using a frameworks such as Angular
  • Three (3) years working on and/or leading Agile teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field

OTHER REQUIRED Qualifications:

  • Experience working with and tuning high volume mobile applications
  • Understanding of UI/UX principals and best practices
  • Understand security best practices for mobile app development
  • Experience with app store submission and distribution as well as beta deployments
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a proactive, high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget
  • Experience integrating with RESTful API backends
  • Ability to clearly write technical specifications and strong estimating and planning skills
  • Able to effectively communicate across teams and roles
  • Experience with object oriented design and design patterns

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.



K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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