Vacancies

Position Title: Web Application Development Specialist
Open Period: 22 September - 31 October 2021
Position Description:
The Web Application Development Specialist shall develop the decision support system for Earthquake and Tsunami applications.
Duty Station:
RIMES Regional Facility, AIT Campus, 59 Moo 9 Paholyothin Rd., Klong 1, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand.
Type of Contract:
Full-time staff
Remuneration and Benefits:
  • Monthly base salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications
  • Housing allowance
  • Health, life insurance
  • Annual leave allowance of 24 days
Qualifications:
Knowledge:
  • Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, data science, or related field
  • Extensive knowledge of data processing and optimization techniques and data format conversion and normalization
  • Knowledge of structured and scientific data management and visualization, data mapping and storytelling
  • Strong knowledge of Data as a Service, REST API services and web services as well as data formats like GeoJson, ESRI shape files, Scientific data NETCDF, GRIB (gridded Binary), HDF
  • Strong knowledge of statistics, and Knowledge of HTML, CSS, key libraries, and scripting tools like R, Python and JavaScript, D3, Tableau etc
  • Demonstrable design knowledge, such as layout, typography, color, interaction design
Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience in software/database development and management, and analysis tools
  • Strong GIS skills (desktop, online versions) and knowledge of OGC standards and Open APIs and google earth engine.
  • Experience with development of interactive visualization dashboards, portals, and mobile Apps based on online/cloud services for data and analytics.
  • Proven experience as a Data Scientist or data mining or similar role with solid understanding of supervised, unsupervised learning, clustering, artificial neural networks, etc.,
  • Experience using distributed data and computing tools like, MapReduce, MySQL, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, etc.
  • Experience with user interaction for systems requirement, collaborative design, and feedback
  • Experience in diverse database design (MySQL, Microsoft SQL, or NoSQL), and various Linux/Unix distribution platforms
  • Experience in internal abstract data visualization including reporting, dashboarding, and presenting real-time analytics to enable smart decisions.
  • Experience in creating and editing visual content including maps, charts, and graphs.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in web-based application development in any standard platform, preferably PHP; experience in database design (MySQL, Microsoft SQL, or Access); experience in HTML5, PHP, Perl, Angular JS, JavaScript, Python, shell; adequate experience in various Linux/Unix distribution platforms
Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability; English proficiency in communication, presentation, and report writing
Personal Qualities:
  • Self-motivated, with ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities; flexibility and ability to work hard independently and in a team; ability to work in a high-pressure on-call environment
Statement of Work:
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Planning, design, development, testing, and validation of new systems, solutions, and processes to meet user needs and requirements effectively and efficiently
  • Working closely with the system research and development team
  • Learning and customizing existing DSS tools for the Eq and Tsunami alerting
  • Work as a watch stander in the 24x7 operational system for supporting RIMES member states.
  • System configuration and database design and building framework for DSS
  • Building web platform for Observation data collection and visualization platform
  • Develop forecast visualization module for different timescale of forecast information
  • Assurance of system and product reliability, scalability, extensibility, security, and performance
  • Timely delivery of systems, products, and processes and regular reporting of project progress
  • Documentation of system/ product development
  • Implementation and seamless integration of new system with existing systems
  • Testing of new technologies, approaches, and solutions, and integration into system development work
How to Apply:
Send application letter and CV, stating salary expectation, and including names and contact details of two referees, not later than 31 October 2021, by email to rimeshra@rimes.int. Please state ‘Web Application Development Specialist Position’ in the Subject line of the email.

Ms. Dusadee Moya
Human Resource Officer
Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System
RIMES Program Unit
PO Box 4 Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120
Thailand

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

RIMES promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Well-qualified candidates, particularly females, are encouraged to apply.