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Mobile Solutions Architect

Job ID 8522 Location Miami Date posted 06/14/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Company Overview

At Carnival Cruise Line, our mission is to create safe, fun, and memorable vacations at a great value. As a valued member of our team, you'll actively contribute to developing exceptional travel experiences and unforgettable moments, every single day. Your Carnival journey begins here!

Our Culture Essentials

Joining the Carnival team means embracing our six Culture Essentials, which are the cornerstone values shaping our identity, principles, and actions. These beliefs and behaviors not only define who we are but also unite us as a team, guiding us in decision-making, fostering relationships, tackling challenges, and reaching milestones. These culture essentials propel us toward a shared vision of success, ensuring a collective effort in shaping our future.

  • Speak Up
  • Respect & Protect
  • Empower
  • Improve
  • Listen & Learn
  • Communicate


Job ID 8522 Location Miami, FL Date posted 06/14/2024

Job Description

The Web/Mobile Architect is an architect with a web/mobile development background who delivers future vision and transition roadmaps, technical solutions, team leadership and guidance across web and mobile domains with the focus on guest facing web/mobile applications. More broadly, this position enables enterprise transformation leveraging technology, people, processes, and cultural changes.  This individual provides patterns, design, and coordination without constraining -- in fact, encouraging -- the speed of innovation and business change. The Web/Mobile Architect provides strong leadership in architecture, design, and development of web/mobile applications and platforms. This person guides technology decisions and develops future state architectures and roadmaps that effectively support CCL enterprise business strategy. This role works closely with developers and analysts across multiple product teams, enterprise architects, and project/product stakeholders.

Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with delivery teams to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation.
  • Stay on top of current and emerging technology trends and best practices. Evaluate and prototype potential technologies and overall solutions.
  • Assist in shaping architecture, technical direction, culture, and processes for the company and web/mobile portfolios to achieve the desired business outcomes.
  • Promote and foster professional development and growth among team members
  • Provide input to project estimates and ensure they are reasonable and attainable.
  • Manage resources via “dotted lines” as part of the overall architectural strategy.
  • Create and maintain portfolio roadmaps, ensuring they drive best of breed architecture (including security), and align with company’s current and future business needs.
  • Provide guidance and decision support to IT management and business partners.
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills. Come up to speed quickly in complex domains and effectively manage multiple concurrent activities
  • Understand and comply with established corporate and IT technical standards and methodologies. Use and contribute to company standards and tools.

Required for all Jobs:

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Education:  bachelor’s degree in computer science, Math required.

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience as Architect required
  • 7-10 years of overall professional IT experience
  • Expertise in iOS, Android, HTML5, CSS3, and other mobile frameworks/accelerators 
  • Experience with mobile analytics 
  • Demonstrated deployments of enterprise or consumer-facing mobile software systems using industry standard environments including iOS, Android 
  • Experience with Type Script, Swift/ Objective-C, java, HTML5/JS/CSS3 
  • A thorough understanding of OOP, design patterns, iOS, Android, and enterprise in mobile application integration 
  • Experienced in designing and developing mobile SDK and integrating mobile apps with web-services and external APIs 
  • Understanding of mobile security protocols, analytics and social channel integration 
  • Experience with one or more Mobile Development products or frameworks targeting multiple operating systems (e.g., write-once-deploy-many, HTML5/screen scrapers, etc.) 
  • Strong experience with different Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) techniques: [a.] Expert level understanding of interfaces, inheritance and how they’re used. [b.] Solid knowledge of classes and functions and in what layer they should be placed. [c.] Solid understanding of the SOLID design principles
  • Other advanced programming techniques: [a.] Expert level experience with an Inversion Control/Dependency Injection [b.] Solid experience with Test Driven Development. [c.] Entry-level Model View Presenter (MVP) pattern. 
  • Strong experience with designing DB structures and strong DB development skills 
  • Exposure to other application stacks such as Java and MEAN 
  • Working knowledge of IAAS and PAAS solutions from cloud providers such as Azure and AWS.
  • Solid knowledge of high availability architectures and disaster recovery architectures and processes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong strategic capabilities with enterprise level foresight and mature judgment. 
  • Solid IT implementation and solutions delivery experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation and consensus building skills.
  • Ability to obtain cooperation and build trust internally and externally.
  • Mature judgment, solid credibility, and ethical.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with technology vendors and partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with management & peers.
  • Experience managing technical team including interviewing, coaching, and developing people and teams.
  • Ability to drive innovation in a practical, actionable way.
  • A solid understanding of software development lifecycle, QA techniques using source code control repositories and n-tier debugging & testing.
  • Solid knowledge of high availability architecture and disaster recovery architecture and processes.

Physical Demands:  Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time.  Requires regular movement throughout CCL facilities.

Travel:  Less than 25% with ship based travel likely.

Work Conditions:  Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. 

The range for this role’s salary $85,000-$110,000.  Offers to the selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience. 

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits: 
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage
  • Financial Benefits: 
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off 
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion.
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year. 
  • Other Benefits 
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement
    • On-site preschool program, wellness center, and health clinic at our Miami campus



About Us

In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns.

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters!

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. 

Employee Benefits

  • Hybrid Work Environment

    Empowering work-life integration and flexible opportunities for your personal and career success

  • Wellness Programs

    Comprehensive employer wellness programs featuring mental health support and fitness options, including an on-site gym

  • Cruise Benefits

    An array of qualified complimentary and heavily discounted cruise options for the ultimate dream getaway

  • Parental Programs

    Generous parental leave time and adoption assistance programs

  • Retirement Plan

    Secure your future with our exceptional Traditional and Roth 401(k) options complemented by valuable company contributions

  • Employee Stock Purchase

    Invest in tomorrow with the opportunity to purchase Carnival shares at a discounted rate from their fair market value

In addition to the above, we offer PTO and company holidays as well as a variety of medical, dental, and voluntary plans


In our virtual contact center, we're all about unlimited growth opportunities and creating a supportive, inclusive environment. We believe in fostering professional development and providing our team members with the tools and resources they need to excel in their roles. Our community values diversity, ensuring that everyone feels respected and supported in a welcoming atmosphere where personal and professional growth knows no limits. Above all, we're committed to delivering an exceptional guest experience, making customer satisfaction a top priority in everything we do.

I love the variety in my work at Carnival. Each day brings new challenges that require creative thinking. Collaborating with different team members on projects keeps things fresh and interesting, making every day unique and exciting. Moreover, being part of Carnival means being part of a culture that values initiative and fosters continuous improvement. This sense of empowerment fuels my passion for what I do and inspires me to strive for excellence every day.

Miguel Fleet Technical Document Center Manager Summit Seeker

Carnival is a great place to learn and grow.

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Carnival’s culture is fun, welcoming, vibrant, flexible, fast-paced, diverse, and innovative. Carnival welcomes guests from all over the world to sail on our ships. Our crew members are caring and make the guest experience awesome. The fun continues to connect shoreside where I have an opportunity to interact with employees from all levels of the organization to assist them with their HR questions. From the guest to shoreside experience, we embrace the FUN!

Annelys HR Services and Shoreside Immigration Supervisor Fitness Guru

Carnival has been instrumental in my personal growth by providing opportunities to step out of my comfort zone and develop essential skills like flexibility and teamwork. Professionally, their commitment to continuous learning and career development has empowered me to take on new challenges and advance in my field.

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