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Android Developer, Innovations Lab Kosovo (SSA)

Pristina (Kosovo)

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Android Developer, Innovations Lab Kosovo (SSA)

Post is located at UNICEF office in Prishtina, Kosovo (UNSC 1244).

Purpose of the job:

Under general supervision of and in collaboration with the Lab Manager (ICT4D Officer), the consultant helps UNICEF and UNICEF’s partners and stakeholders to analyze and assess needs and identify opportunities for technology for development (T4D) interventions, works with users to translate needs/opportunities into requirements; supervises design, development, and deployment of prototype solutions; supervises Design Centre development team; supports monitoring and reporting, and relationship management activities under direction of the Lab Manager (ICT4D Officer).

Qualifications:

  • 3+ required years of Android mobile application development experience in a professional environment (on multiple Android devices and OS versions);
  • Very strong programming skills - extensive experience with Java required;
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle;
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading, memory management, networking, caching, performance optimization, localization, and security for mobile applications;
  • Must have experience in an object-oriented design methodology environment and IDE (e.g. Eclipse or Android Studio);
  • Experience designing mobile applications to consume server-based REST APIs;
  • Experience working with third-party libraries and frameworks;
  • Experience developing AI based Android apps a plus;
  • Experience with modern build strategies, continuous integration, unit testing, and automated integration tests a plus;
  • Working with agile methodology such as Scrum or Kanban a plus;

Responsibilities:

  • Build, debug, and deploy world-class applications for Android;
  • Team player who can collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design and ship new features;
  • Utilize native libraries to enable advance application features;
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance;
  • Unit-test code for robustness and reliability;

Contract Type and Duration:

1.1.   Selected candidate will be contracted under the UNICEF SSA contract.

1.2.   Initial contract covers the period of 11.5 months with the possibility of extension.

1.3.   Closing date for applications is 6th of April, 2018.

1.4.   Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Pristina (Kosovo)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Innovations for Sustainable Development
  • Closing Date: 2018-04-18

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