Medicinal Foods - Android Developer

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Recruiting Organization: M4A FOUNDATION - CROWDDOING

Project Name:

Medicinal Foods

Project Duration: (in months)

6-12 months (Ongoing)

Project outline:

Use citizen science to gather and validate data about the different foods and food-preparations from both traditional knowledge and current scientific enquiry.

To make such data available for use by anyone in the world through online apps.

Role Summary:

To Create an android native app. Drive a best practices approach to the continuous improvement of our products, processes, and tools. Write and maintain documentation for all features in development.


Essential Tasks:

* Work closely with Product teams, business teams and other areas to understand and contribute to the execution of projects

* Assure execution of projects by delivering assigned tasks in a timely manner

* Ensure projects are deployed on time with little to no downtime

* Instill a level of confidence in technical knowledge in order to suggest and deliver solutions

* Understand and help execute the technical roadmap, including adjustments based on a dynamic business environment and priorities

* Provide technical leadership by helping to establish best practices, recommend design patterns, identify opportunities to refactor code, oversee project execution and mentor team members

* Provide quality solutions/applications, evaluate technologies and provide reference implementations

* Understand business requirements and make technical design decisions that fulfill them

* Participate and perform technical design reviews and code reviews

Skills & Competencies:

* Multithreading, memory management and caching mechanisms specific to mobile devices.

* Passion for analyzing and improving runtime efficiency and memory footprint.

* Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.

* Public showcase and repository of Mobile Apps and work desirable.

Software tools & Program knowledge:


* Web services

* Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration

* Test Driven Development (TDD), Jenkins, Network layer like Volley, Retrofit Desired Skills

* Maven, Gradle, Git, Android Studio/Eclipse

If you have any questions about processes for joining as a volunteer to support our efforts in systemic change please write to

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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Mission Statement

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