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Medicinal Foods – Android Developer

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Location: United States of America

Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
People Required: 15
Estimated Time Required: Ongoing

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Project Name: Medicinal Foods
Project Duration: (in months) 6-12 months (Ongoing)
Project outline: 1. Use citizen science to gather and validate data about the different foods and food-preparations from both traditional knowledge and current scientific enquiry.
2. To make such data available for use by anyone in the world through online apps.

Role Summary: (Briefly explain the overview of the role in 1-2 sentences)
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: (List down the essential tasks that individual perform in the job)
• 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: (List all critical skills needed for this role. Be specific)
• 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: (List all software tools & program knowledge or experience critical for the role. Be specific)
• 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

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