SIKU Android Developer

SIKU Android Developer

Join a small team developing SIKU, the Indigenous Knowledge Social Network, helping facilitate self-determination for Indigenous communities in Canada and beyond.
You will join a team responsible for the feature development and maintenance of the SIKU Android app.


  • 3+ years experience with databases (Realm and Room).
  • 3+ years of experience working with Kotlin.
  • Comfortable with imperative (XML) and declarative (Jetpack Compose) programming. 
  • Familiar with MVVM architecture, Firebase authentication, Notifications and using Services.
  • Experience with reactive programming using Livedata and Kotlin Flows. 
  • Comfortable using Retrofit networking and Dagger Hilt dependency injection libraries
  • Has deployed apps to the Google Play Store. 
  • Proficient with Bitbucket.
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with a strong ability to code review others’ work and accept feedback on your work.
  • Well adapted to an agile working environment where iteration and addressing feedback is at the core of getting things done.
  • Good problem-solving, proactive,  capable of scoping out and resolving unexpected issues.
  • High level of reading, writing and speaking in English and be eligible to work in Canada

Good to have

  • Familiarity with the Atlassian Suite (Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)
  • Geospatial mapping development experience in Mapbox SDK
  • Unit testing experience

Contract Details

  • Type: Contract
  • Duration: 1-year contract with the possibility of renewal
  • Location: Remote/Work-from-home.
    • The Arctic Eider Society is based in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut and has over 10 years of experience working as a remote team from coast to coast to coast.
  • Hours: 35-40 hours per week
  • Salary: Between $35-$50 /hour, commensurate with experience.
  • Inclusion and Diversity: The Arctic Eider Society is a safe space to work and we encourage Indigenous, Black, People Of Colour and people of all genders, sexual identities and disabilities to apply for this position.

About SIKU

SIKU, the Indigenous Knowledge Social Network, is an iOS, Android and web app by and for Indigenous communities that facilitates Indigenous self-determination at scale by providing cutting-edge tools and services for ice safety, language preservation and weather.

About the Arctic Eider Society

The Arctic Eider Society is an Indigenous-led charity based in Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, Canada which facilitates Indigenous-driven solutions for thriving communities. We provide meaningful work, a small team, competitive compensation and flexible work arrangements to facilitate indigenous self-determination at scale.

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