Concur Concur Principal Software Design Engineer (Mobile) in Prague, Czech Republic

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Concur Principal Software Design Engineer (Mobile)

Job ID #: 16415

Location: Czech Republic-Prague

Functional Area: Technology-R&D

Department: Global Technology - R&D - Platform Svcs

Position Type: International Full Time

Education Required: Degree Preferred

Experience Required: Experience Required

Relocation Provided:

Position Description

From the team that brought you TripIt (, comes ExpenseIt ( Capture receipts on the go and automatically pre-populate your expense line items—all without typing, hassle, or headaches. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished so far, but we’re driven to take ExpenseIt to the next level. The SW Design Engineer - Principal I will help get us there. In this role you will guide development of the robust technologies that power ExpenseIt. You will continuously innovate to bring about new features and enhance user experience, power mobile offerings, integrate with a wide variety of systems and services through APIs, and scale and support the infrastructure to keep the entire operation going! You'll be working in a dynamic atmosphere. This is a job for someone who loves software and isn't afraid to get their hands dirty.

In the first 12 months you will deliver:

  • World class mobile apps.

  • Another valuable member of the team, who understands agile and the need for it on our projects.

  • Next generation API specs to fulfill modern mobile app needs.

  • Improvement(s) in architecture, which will allow better testability and supportability of our apps.

  • Mobile code for Android and/or iOS platforms, as well as use other technologies, i.e. Java, Jenkins, Puppet, and a whole lot more!

  • Bug fixing and problem solving.

  • Ways to make ExpenseIt better.

In order to accomplish this you will need to:

  • Work closely with Developers, Designers, Product Managers and Quality Engineers.

  • Work within a global agile team.

  • Use a variety of computer programming languages, software tools, and software development environments to code, modify, and maintain programs.

  • Investigate assigned product issues, analyze layers of code for origin of bugs, and recommend solutions to the cross-functional Team (Development\Product\Marketing).

  • Stay updated on new and upcoming technologies. Investigate recent developments in specific technology fields and Industries as relevant to Business and product, and disseminate information amongst cross-functional teams.

  • Gain complex product functionality and architecture knowledge, and continue to build upon it.

  • Strengthen knowledge in area of expertise (current language) and broaden knowledge in area of development.

  • Analyze internal development process and make recommendations for changes.

  • Produce design documents for assigned application features/enhancements.

  • Provide feedback on functionality requests regarding feasibility and complexity.

  • Serve as mentor to less-experienced Developers.

  • Organize and lead internal training sessions in specified product or technological area.

  • Review projects to verify accuracy and effectiveness of coding.

  • Drive innovation through collaborative design of the entire technology stack.

  • Produce top notch code that maintains the integrity of the system design and ensures compliance of code to craftsmanship standards.

So who are we?

Concur, a part of SAP, offers cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. Concur services adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large, so they can focus on what matters most. The company serves more than 30,000 clients representing more than 27 million users in over 150 countries.

Position Requirements

What do you need to bring?

  • BSCS, BSEE, or equivalent years of work experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Android, and have delivered Apps via the PlayStore.

  • A sound knowledge of OOP, with a good level of understanding on design patterns and best practices.

  • Good knowledge and expertise in agile methodologies (i.e. Scrum, Kanban, TDD, etc.) and being able to explain ideas and knocking up prototypes quickly.

  • Working in a team environment, and being able to share knowledge and support other team members.

  • Good problem solving and communication skills, with a “can-do” attitude.

  • A self-starter with a good level of experience, allowing them to quickly pick things up and become productive early on within the team.

  • Thorough knowledge of development tools, languages, and platforms (cross-functional areas).

  • Broad knowledge of requirements gathering.

  • Effective communication skills, focusing on presentation of technical information.

  • Awareness of Business issues and their impact on product development.