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IMEO Frontend Developer Consultant
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
CON Consultancy
Job Expired 26 Apr 2024
Expired
Posted 4 weeks ago
Job Description
Result of Service
As a Frontend Developer, you’ll collaborate on the development and maintenance of all of our systems that serve content-oriented web pages and digital tools for IMEO. Within our agile workflow, you’ll be developing features, optimizing our existing content and evolving our stack to meet stakeholder needs as well as working on several tools and sub-projects that form part of IMEO ecosystem. You will also need to work closely with different product teams to collaborate and iterate on product features. Our Business, Science, Data and Engineering teams work closely together at every phase of product development from research and inception to release and maintenance.
Work Location
Home-based
Expected duration
6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
The UN Environment Programme’s International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO) is a data-driven, action-focused initiative that drives deep reductions in methane emissions– the second biggest contributor to global climate change and a key opportunity to reduce warming in the near-term. IMEO’s mission is to provide the open, reliable, and actionable methane data needed to cut emissions at the speed and scale necessary to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. To do this, IMEO is harnessing a methane data revolution under way thanks to rapidly advancing technology and momentum for methane action. IMEO collects, integrates, and reconciles data from methane-detecting satellites, scientific measurement studies, rigorous industry reporting through the Oil and Gas Methane Partnership 2.0 (OGMP 2.0), and national emissions inventories. These initiatives are game-changers for climate action – and as a core implementing partner of the Global Methane Pledge, IMEO is shaping the future of methane mitigation. IMEO seeks a consultant to develop frontends for the IMEO web applications: - Plume Viewer - MARS notification - OGMP report submissions
Qualifications/special skills
5 or more years working on a Front end team working closely with design, product, and QA. Experience working on varied tech stacks which can include React, Docker, and Next JS Experience with GIS and maps (Leaflet and Azure maps) Experience representing large amount of geospatial data Experience in authorization and user privileges
Languages
Be fluent in written and spoken English. Other languages are useful.
Additional Information
Activities 1) Closely collaborating with the IMEO development team and science team 2) Participate to the team meeting and help shaping the IMEO data platform 3) Improve the IMEO public facing applications for a functionality and user experience perspectives 4) Work with the IMEO data architects to develop data exploration and data analytics tools that can support data aggregation and comparison with other data streams. 5) Integrate technical advances in IMEO project library : organize and manage databases, libraries and repositories for project files. Responsibilities: • Develop new features and maintain our React / Next.js website and tools • Update backend Node.js code and systems as necessary to help evolve our content ecosystem to meet product needs • Produce well-tested, maintainable code that follows design guidelines and best practices • Participate in the Agile development process to help architect, build, and ship new features • Work closely with remote and international teams
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
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