Mobile App Developer
Company: Apex Systems
Location: New Haven
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest Information Technology
staffing organization, has an opportunity for a Mobile App
Developer to support a unique research team based in the New Haven
Connecticut area. If interested please send your resume to To view
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leaders. Overview We are seeking a Mobile App Developer to develop
the next version of a research teams Mobile App. This is a unique
opportunity to work in a collaborative environment and dynamic team
that is developing technological solutions for conservation and
research. Map of Life (MOL) aims to support effective and global
biodiversity education, monitoring, research and decision-making by
assembling and integrating a wide range of knowledge about species
distributions and their dynamics over time. Built on a scalable web
platform geared for large biodiversity and environmental data, MOL
provides best-possible species distribution information together
with a range of data and biodiversity indicator products. These
products in turn underpin analytics and mapping for the Half-Earth
Project. The MOL Mobile App delivers a digital field-guide for tens
of thousands of species worldwide to the palm of your hand, and can
be tailored to your GPS location. Naturalists everywhere around the
world submit their species observations, with many sightings
recorded for undersampled places and species, providing crucial
information for conservation research and management. Available in
six languages and tens of thousands of users worldwide, the app
serves as an important citizen science platform for filling in
biodiversity data gaps worldwide. The American Association of
School Librarians named it the best app for Teaching & Learning in
2016. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with developing
native mobile apps for iOS and Android, writing efficient code and
documentation. The Mobile App Developer will create new iOS and
Android applications based on UI/UX requirements and mockups.
Responsibilities: The Mobile App Developer will report to the
Senior Software Engineer and will drive the development of the new
MOL Mobile App. They will work collaboratively with a team of
developers and researchers to create an elegant, modern new mobile
app to provide a seamless user experience for citizen scientists to
explore spatial biodiversity data and contribute to Map of Life's
growing database. Required Education and Experience: Minimum
Bachelor's degree and minimum two years of experience in mobile app
development. Position requirements:
- Demonstrated experience developing custom native mobile
- Experience developing geospatial applications.
- Experience with Google Cloud Platform.
- Experience with hosted platform-as-a-service systems such as
Google App Engine and CARTO.
- Experience developing geospatial applications.
- Demonstrated record of documentation through GitHub and
- Basic proficiency in Unix-based systems.
- Resourceful and able to solve problems in an organized and
- Ability to plan, organize and manage a large volume of varied
work in a complex, fast-paced environment. Ability to multi-task,
prioritize, and work under pressure to meet deadlines. Ability to
concentrate and perform with interruptions. Excellent time
management skills. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy. o
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a
- Eligible to work in the United States. Preferred skills:
- Experience working with geospatial biodiversity data.
- Strong technical skills and relevant experience with Python and
- Background in computer science. EEO EmployerApex Systems is an
equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow
discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex
(including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical
conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered
domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a
crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation,
union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in
a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you
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