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Mobile App Developer

Reference number: 202212164
Job status: In-progress
Job category: Local Position
Duty station: New Delhi, India
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CIFOR-ICRAF
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a

Mobile App Developer

Overview

CIFOR-ICRAF is seeking to fill several positions under the Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI) Program, a joint initiative of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Environment, Forest Climate Change (MoEFCC) led by CIFOR-ICRAF.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Good working expertise in developing smartphone-based decision support tools.
  • Develop a sophisticated mobile application and/or update existing one
  • Assist in API development and comprehensively displaying its data on the dashboard.
  • Be responsible for complete front-end and back-end development & maintenance.
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code.
  • Work closely with design & product teams to integrate, implement & improve features.
  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and implement them into the current code base.
  • Any other work related to the project implementation assigned by the supervisor.

Education, knowledge and experience

  • B.Tech. OR B.E. OR MCA OR M.Sc. (IT OR CS) OR MS in Software Systems

    A) Android Developer:
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in Android app development
  • Have published at least one original Android app.
  • Experience with Android SDK.
  • Performing unit and instrumentation tests on code
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define and design new features
  • Experience working with clients to understand the day-to-day requirements, translate them to technical specifications and define them for development and implementation teams.
  • Development, implementation plans and decision-making.

    B) API developer for mobile app:
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in the development of API in PHP
  • Knowledge of integration of API with Android app.
  • Experience with Android SDK.
  • Performing unit and instrumentation tests on code
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define and design new features
  • Experience working with clients to understand the day-to-day requirements, translate them to technical specifications and define them for development and implementation teams.
  • Development, implementation plans and decision-making.

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and relational skills.
  • Strong skills in conceptualization, communication, and reporting.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.

Terms and conditions

  • Duration of the contract: One-year renewable contingent upon availability of funds, continued relevance of position and performance of the incumbent.
  • CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience. An early joiner is preferred for this position.
  • CIFOR-ICRAF reserves the right to modify the number of positions, locations, and timeline or cancel the hiring as necessary. Income tax will be deducted as per prevailing income tax laws.
  • Based on the performance/ competencies and needs, hired staff may be relocated to other project locations upon mutual consent.

    Application process
  • The application deadline is 21 January 2023.
  • Interested candidates are requested to submit their application online with cover letter, with at least three references.
  • Application without cover letter and references will not be considered.
  • Candidates should mention the position and location (if applicable) they are applying in the cover letter.
  • We will acknowledge all applications but will only contact short-listed candidates.

    To apply, please send your application on email “recruitmentsarp@cgiar.org” Please insert the following: Application for Mobile Developer in the subject of your email).

    To learn more about CIFOR-ICRAF, please visit our websites at: https://www.cifor.org and www.worldagroforestry.org

  • CIFOR-ICRAF promotes Gender Diversity – Applications from women professionals are encouraged.

  • CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. It fosters a multicultural work environment that values gender equality, teamwork, and respect for diversity.

Application process

The application deadline is 21 Jan-2023
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.


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