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
  • 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
  • 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 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

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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