Open Data Kit (ODK, provides free and open
source tools for social good organizations to collect data quickly,
accurately, offline, and at scale. ODK has been used to collect
billions of data points around the world. Example projects include
gathering real-time election data in emerging democracies
(, forest monitoring in Indonesia
(, and tracking polio vaccinations in the
Middle East (

ODK's design enables novice users to collect data in challenging
environments and its robustness in these environments has driven the
platform's adoption and evolution. Additionally, building an open
source community ( around ODK has
allowed it to benefit from code and content contributions from users,
implementers, and developers.

Nafundi ( is a company started by founders of ODK
that offers professional services and software customization for ODK
tools. We are seeking a software developer with Android experience to
improve ODK Collect ( The
ideal candidate is passionate about improving code quality and is
interested in designing and building new features across the ODK

Responsibilities include:
* Add tests to ODK Collect and improve code quality
* Introduce, document and advocate for Android best practices
* Work with the community to specify new features
* Implement new features
* Review other community members' code
* Mentor contributors

Minimum qualifications:
* Experience creating and publishing Android applications
* Experience working with, testing and improving legacy code
* Demonstrated ability to self-motivate (side project, open source

Preferred qualifications:
* Interest in design, user interfaces, and user experience
* Code contributions to open source projects, Android preferred
* Experience working remotely and with globally distributed teams

What we offer:
* A chance to contribute to a project with broad social impact
* A distributed, open, and fun community eager for software improvements
* Location independence
* Flexible contract-based arrangement

Contract rate and length are negotiable based on experience and interests.

If this sounds like a good fit, please send a brief email describing
your interest, links to the Android applications you have worked on,
and your resume to with subject: Experienced Android
Developer for Open Data Kit.
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