Cutshort logo
Mobile Developer Job Description

Mobile Developer job description

A mobile developer is a software engineer who specializes in creating applications for small, portable electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile developers typically work with a team of other engineers to design, create, test, and deploy new mobile apps. Most mobile developers specialize in either creating applications for a specific operating system, such as iOS or Android, or developing cross-platform apps that can be used on multiple types of devices. In either case, they need to have a strong understanding of the different features and capabilities of each type of device.
Job description image
Apply to Mobile Developer jobs if you’re a candidate looking for a job.

Mobile Developer Job Brief

We are looking for a Mobile Developer responsible for developing and maintaining applications aimed at many diverse Android devices. You should be able to work with various types of sensors and input methods, such as touch screens and accelerometers. They need to be familiar with the different wireless technologies used by mobile devices, such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. And they need to be able to optimize their apps for battery life and different screen sizes.

In addition to their technical skills, mobile developers must have strong communication and collaboration skills. They need to be able to work with other engineers, designers, and product managers to ensure that their apps meet the needs of the users. And they need to be able to effectively communicate their ideas to others.

Mobile Developer Responsibilities

Mentioned below are the primary responsibilities of a mobile developer:

  • Designing and building advanced applications for the iOS and Android platforms.
  • Working with cross-functional groups to conceive, create, and launch new features.
  • Working with outside data sources and APIs.
  • Unit testing code for resilience, covering edge cases, usefulness, and overall dependability.
  • Work on bug fixes and app performance enhancements.
  • Continuously discovering, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency.

Mobile Developer Requirements

A mobile developer needs to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer.
  • Experience with both Android and iOS platforms.
  • Strong Java/Kotlin (for Android) or Swift/Objective C (for iOS) skills.
  • Experience with RESTful APIs to connect mobile applications to back-end services.
  • Familiarity with push notifications.
  • Solid understanding of the entire mobile development life cycle.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong problem-solving abilities.

An experienced mobile developer is responsible for developing and maintaining applications aimed at a range of Android and iOS devices. An effective Mobile Developer will have a solid technical background, be creative, and be able to think outside the box to solve complex problems. They will also be excellent communicators, able to liaise with other team members to get the best possible results.

Why hire a Mobile Developer using Cutshort?

So, why Cutshort? Why not some other networking or job listing platform?

With such platforms, you first have to "hunt down" multiple candidates by spending weeks (or maybe even months) of your time only to be turned down by them later. Or worse, get bad profile recommendations for the role.

At Cutshort, you get:


Top tech talent

Talent with product development experience. Not found on conventional job portals.


Identify most relevant

Pick best fits using Skill Validator, AI Quality Grader & Screener features.


Best joining ratio

Tools to attract and identify the right candidates to improve joining ratio significantly.

Brought to you by Cutshort

India’s #1 hiring platform for premium Tech talent
Cutshort App on Google Play Store and Apple App Store
Google Play StoreApple App Store
Cutshort on AmbitionBox and Glassdoor

Our thoughts and insights in the media

How HR Tech startup CutShort is leveraging AI to revolutionize recruitment
Read Article
Challenges the recruiters are facing from the new form of hiring
Read Article
How has deep tech hiring transformed since the pandemic?
Read Article

Learning resources

Learn about hiring trends and data points gathered from companies hiring on Cutshort
Tech hiring trends: Key changes in last 6 months

Tech hiring trends: Key changes in last 6 months

Hiring tech talent has seen a lot of change in recent years.How has the scope of hiring tech talent changed in the recent past and how do you best adapt to these changes?

Download now
How to improve your Tech hiring in 2022

How to improve your Tech hiring in 2022

Tech hiring in 2021 saw a huge shift! Companies did not shy away from making the wildest offers. Looking to build a great tech team in 2022? Download our e-book Tech hiring in 2022: Key trends and things you can do to hire effectively to know how

Download now
Understanding the mind of modern candidates

Understanding the mind of modern candidates

A report to help you understand the motivations and behaviors of modern candidates to help you align your hiring process for better outcomes. The report covers problems such as joining ratio, candidates no-show for tests,

Download now
More than 10,000 companies use Cutshort to make their recruiting effective and effortless
To know more about how Cutshort, your best recruiting partner