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Title:  Software Developer - Mobile Development

Job ID:  80997
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.



This position will remain open until filled.
Location: Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines




Mobile Software Developer will be part of the TME DC Mobile Development team. This team is accountable of the corrective and preventive maintenance, delivery of new features and monitoring of business transactions. The incumbent will be more focused on the Mobile solution (Middleware and Application). TME Execution Mobile is the key application for the TME field force as being the front end to run their daily marketing and sales activities. It is a customly built mobile solution consisting of 2 parts: a mobile application front-end and a data synchronization engine to feed the mobile application with data from backend system and viceversa (mobile middleware)


The incumbent will assist and provide support on different tasks in the software development cycle related to the mobile application & middleware, working closely with a Mobile Software Engineer or directly with the Mobile Application Development Team Manager:
- Collaborate in the desing of the solutions in the mobile area.
- Hands-on development to fulfill business scope defined by User Stories and Detailed Technical Designs.
- Assist on managing the development provided by offshore external team.
- Help to coordinate with 3rd party teams
- Provide support and maintenance for the solutions in production (Incident Mgmt, Bug fixing & Troubleshooting)
- Support execution of unit test, integration test and regression test.
- Develop and update technical documentation
- Monitor business transactions/performance reports


What will you do?


1) Become knowledgable about the custom TME Mobile solution

  • Good understanding of Azure components used to build the custom TME Mobile solution. 
  • Knowledgable about Mobile Middleware & Application to be able to identify the relevant pieces and follow the code for debugging, root-cause analysis and coding fixes and enhancements.
  • Strong understanding of back-end (Siebel) data model and the integrations with the Mobile Middleware.
  • With the support from Mobile Software Engineers be part of the team designing new capabilities.

2) TME Execution Mobile maintenance

  • Support the Mobile solution (application & middleware) in TME Execution: 
    • Collaborate with Mobile Software Engineers to deliver an efficient technical support for incident analysis and triage meetings minimizing business disruption.
    • Incident Management and Troubleshoothing tasks. Timely update assigned tasks, provide response and solution within agreed team's timelines 
    • Hands-on tasks (analysis, coding, unit testing) to find the root cause. Propose fixes and troubleshooting problems with existing products or systems in order to identify and resolve malfunctions.
    • Assist to plan and design bug fixes or enhancements (coming from Business/BTS requests or technical inhousing). 
    • Develop/Code bug fixes or enhancements.
    • Collaborate with release manager to plan and support UAT phases and delivery to PRD.
    • Daily monitor for exisiting dashboards and reports ensuring correctness of the execution and no business disruption
    • Run unit, regression, integrated and performance test.

3) Evolution (Change Request) of TME Execution Mobile 

  • Support the Mobile Software Engineers with the scope definition coming from TME Markets/BTS as product owners.
  • Be involved in the Solution design for new features and change requests.
  • Implement the change requests by hands-on development.
  • Help with the Coordination and Development management of the 3rd party offshore development team. Including Detailed Technical Designs reviews, provide feedback to Mobile Software Engineers for approvals or rejections. Support testing and code merge activities.
  • Collaborate to implement and configure the tools to monitor and control the data transactions among the ecosystem. 
  • Support Mobile Software Engineers in some project management tasks in terms of building the status update, potential issues & risks.


What will you do?


  • University, college degree or Education in the computer science or equivalent.                                            
  • 3 years of IT experience 
  • 2+ years of experience in application development (configuration, coding, deployment/release)
  • At least 1 year of experience in development in one of the following areas: mobile, integrations or custom applications
  • Fluent in English                                             
  • Knowledge of software development and familiarity with some of the following technologies, such as C#, .NET, Mobile Front-End (Xamarin and Xamarin Forms), RESTful APIs, JSON, SOAP Webservices, SQL and KQL 
  • Exposure to custom applications development and integrations in Azure Cloud: Azure Security & Resource Groups, SQL Server, App Service, Functions, Service Bus, Azure Storage, App Insights, Workbooks and Dashboards.
  • Additional valued skills: Microsoft App Center, Logic Apps, Hybrid Connector, IaC with Terraform.
  • Experience developing and maintaining application integrations using custom developed solutions and familiarity with the usage of Visual Studio IDE.
  • Good written and oral communication skills (including ability to present ideas in userfriendly and technical language) 
  • Experience working in a multinational environment with remote teams
  • Excellent analytical thinking and Problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail in analysis and design.
  • Knowledge and experience in software life cycle process from business requirements gathering to design and coding, code verification, testing, implementation and upgrade.
  • Exposure to cloud computing and agile methodologies and experience using Azure DevOps, Git and CI/CD processes.

What's in it for you?


  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves


What are the next steps?

Thank you for applying! We will make sure every candidate receives a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.


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