Apply before: July 29th 2018
This position is for you:
I - Presentation of the organization
Founded in 2006, CartONG is a French non-governmental organization specialized in mapping and information management support for humanitarian and development organizations. Our core expertise is geographic information, but we have extended it other the years to other technologies (mobile data collection, information management, remote sensing, drones, participatory mapping, etc.).
We support international aid organizations, NGOs and public authorities by providing tools, services & trainings that allow them to better plan, implement and evaluate their programs, therefore improving the impact of humanitarian aid in favor of the most vulnerable. We focus on training local staff and collaborating with local communities, in order to provide projects that are sustainable and tailored to the needs and priorities of the people we are seeking to assist.
We work with local, national and international organizations, in particular NGOs specialized in disaster response and development as well as UN agencies (MSF, UNHCR, AFD, Terre des Hommes, etc.: complete list here). CartONG is a fast growing & dynamic organization, gathering around 20 international staffs and 50 active volunteers.
Our headquarters are based in Chambéry – a short train ride away from Geneva and Lyon and their international airports. Chambéry is a vibrant student and family city with many great bars and restaurants, located in the heart of the French Alps and surrounded by the Bauges and Chartreuse mountain ranges.
We are currently looking for a Geographic Information Systems web-developer having strong interest to be part of a growing team, with demonstrated creativity and autonomy, to join our team.
Contract Type: fixed-term contract (CDD) 12 months, renewable
Start Date: as soon as possible
Salary: 2200 € to 2600 € brut per month, depending on experience (inc. social security)
Other advantages: additional health insurance & public transportation monthly pass covered at 50% by employer
Work schedule: 39hrs/week
II - Position
You are either:
Based mainly at the headquarters of the NGO, you will be in charge of proposing applications with a geographic component meeting the needs expressed by our partners, follow up with the partner throughout the development of the solution until delivery.
In this context, your assignments are:
You might travel to Geneva and go periodically for short field missions. The position requires availability and flexibility, two characteristics inherent in the context of emergency humanitarian organizations (late work, rush situation).
III - Profile
Academic background: Master's Degree or equivalent in web-development or GIS, computer science, or a related field, depending on the position level.
Experience: 2/5 years in the development and implementation of web development / webGIS solutions
Professionnal Skills & Knowledge:
Good experience on different front-end libraries to design advanced functionalities
Creative and autonomous for designing web applications without many side-support (web design support is limited)
Good knowledge of the wide range of GIS solutions: from mapping to server through web mapping & database management
Webpack, JS Framework, Node.Js
SQL and NoSQL data stores, PostgreSQL/GIS
Debian, Windows server
Ability to balance short-term technical choices with a long-term vision of developments
Autonomy and rigor: strong sense of ownership of assigned tasks and proven track record of delivery on commitment
Ability to justify design and technical choices
Owning a work stream, reviewing, and directing and leading the work of more junior staff
Familiar with Agile methods and iterative development
Experience participating in developer events (hackathon, hackfest, codefest, etc.)
Interest in humanitarian issues and understanding of the humanitarian work environment: rapidly changing needs and requiring responsiveness
Languages requirements: fluent in English and French
Applications to be submitted via online form by 29th of July 2018: http://cartong.org/content/application-form
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