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Mobile App Developer (Contract) | The Sentinel Project

Mobile App Developer (Contract)

The Sentinel Project is looking for an experienced, skilled, passionate Mobile Software Developer to help us grow our current mobile infrastructure and work with us on innovative technology solutions to the problem of mass atrocity. 


What you’ll need:

  • Proficiency in Android mobile application development
  • Hands-on experience with popular libraries such as Retrofit and Glide
  • Strong familiarity with object-oriented principles, MVC and normalized database design
  • Familiarity with usability principles and current web/mobile standards

What we’d also love to see:

  • Strong familiarity with current privacy / security technologies, particularly relating to encryption
  • Hands-on experience with responsive design and development, particularly for older phones and limited connectivity
  • Experience working with data acquired from open APIs (e.g. Twitter API, Google Maps API)
  • Experience creating wireframes and information architecture
  • Exposure to task management platforms such as Trello, Pivotal, Jira, Basecamp, etc.
  • Exposure to formal QA methodology (regression testing, test scenarios, automated load testing, etc.)

You’ll be a strong fit for this role if you’re:

  • Autonomous and detail-oriented, with an attention to quality bordering on obsessive
  • Actively involved in the web, social media or mobile communities
  • A strong communicator with excellent English verbal and written skills
  • Knowledgeable both about current technical trends and constraints and about technologies being used elsewhere in the human rights and international development communities
  • Willing to contribute a reasonable number of hours every week, and diligent about delivering to agreed upon timelines


  • This is a limited-term remote contract position
  • Applicants are expected to engage as a contractor

To apply:

Please contact us at with:

  • An updated resume or LinkedIn URL
  • A portfolio URL (if applicable)
  • A cover letter explaining how your background and expertise will ensure you excel in this role