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Vacancy - Web Developer (AD830)

Informatics | Permanent, full-time, Technical/Professional Officer

Depending on skills and experience

Closing date:

We are currently looking for a passionate and driven Web Developer to join our Informatics Programme.

Working closely with developers, scientists and geospatial experts, you will be responsible for building and maintaining high profile biodiversity focused websites and working with geospatial data to produce web mapping applications for deployment to externally hosted providers. You will also have the opportunity to significantly contribute to and work with open source technologies.

You will have a good first degree in Computer Science or equivalent together with significant experience of developing web applications using Ruby on Rails, HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Experience in working with open source databases is also essential. Similar experience with other frameworks/languages will be considered, however you must be able to demonstrate your motivation to learn and develop.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging post where you can impress us with your technical expertise and teamwork, we want to hear from you. Please complete a WCMC application form and submit it with a CV and a short covering letter through the link below.

Please note that this is not a UN post and we can only accept applications from those eligible to work in the UK.

WCMC is a UK charity, based in Cambridge, which supports the United Nations Environment Programme. We work in collaboration with UNEP, under the banner of UNEP-WCMC. Our mission is to evaluate and highlight the many values of biodiversity and put authoritative biodiversity knowledge at the centre of decision-making. Since our establishment in the 1970s, the Centre has been at the forefront of the compilation, management, analysis and dissemination of global biodiversity information, and has an outstanding record of achievement.