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Animal Help Now (AHNow) is seeking a Senior Android Developer to join the organization's Android team in supporting and improving the world's premier wildlife emergency app.

Candidates must have Kotlin experience and must be willing to work collaboratively in GitHub with other developers. Candidates should be familiar with both Android Studio and the Android Activity lifecycle. Experience with Java is a plus.

Responsibilities include converting modules from Kotlin Synthetics to View Binding, coding UI/UX enhancements, converting remaining Java code to Kotlin code, and adding unit tests to the code base.

Responsibilities also include adding new features, fixing defects, troubleshooting and general maintenance. The Android programmers are members of the AHNow tech team. The tech team consists of developers, technology experts, and the organization’s executive director. The team occasionally meets online (GoTo) for 30-60 minutes.

AHNow is available on four platforms - desktop/laptop web, handheld web, iOS and Android.

AHNow is a volunteer-based organization.

To Apply
Please email David Crawford at davidc@ahnow.org. Reference the job title and include a resume or a description of your experience.

Required Experience
-Substantial Android development experience. (Please send links to apps you have worked on.)
-Substantial Android location services experience, including geocoding, mapping, and address related work.
-JSON-based web services, sql DB, and spatialite
-Kotlin development
-GIT repository

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About Animal Help Now

Location:

2525 ARAPAHOE, E4-705, BOULDER, CO 80302, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Animal Help Now provides the best wildlife 911 app and helps humans be better neighbors to wildlife.

Description

AHNow is the world's leading wildlife 911 app. AHNow assists with tens of thousands of wildlife emergencies across the United States each year, helping compassionate people who encounter wildlife in need - a bird who has struck a window, an orphaned litter of bunnies, a deer struck by a vehicle, a beached dolphin, etc. - find immediate and effective assistance.

AHNow also assists people who need help with a wildlife conflict (skunks under the porch, birds in the attic, etc.).

Animal Help Now educates the public on how to mitigate threats to wildlife and all animals.

Animal Help Now is a volunteer-driven organization. Our volunteers - including most of our tech team members - combined devote more than 200 hours per month. AHNow gives first priority to its volunteers when hiring paid positions.

Animal Help Now offers equal opportunities and embraces diversity by characteristics including race/ethnicity, age, gender identity, sexual orientation and ability.

Animals
Computers & Technology
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Mobile Programming
  • SQL / MySQL

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours per week, on average
  • Full stack Android development Android Studio + git

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