The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) in Palisades, New York, is seeking an experienced Systems Analyst/Programmer/Web Developer to join its team. The successful candidate will support the design, development, and maintenance of websites, and web and mobile applications to provide user-friendly access to primarily scientific data and information products.
Participate in the implementation of content management systems according to project requirements.
Collect and analyze research project data, documents, and other products and provide assistance to project team in the design of effective and intuitive visual organization of data and graphical user interfaces, including graphics design, for the delivery of data and related project information via web sites and applications.
Assist with the development and implementation of standards compliant mapping interfaces in support of multiple research projects and improve the visualization and analysis capabilities for geospatial datasets.
Experiment with new technologies and frameworks in support of all the above.
The incumbent will receive general supervision from the Senior Staff Associate serving as Associate Director of IT for CIESIN.
Will exercise independent judgment and initiative within parameters set by the Senior Staff Associate.
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Graphics Design or related field and 3 years of related experience required.
Working experience with PHP and Drupal modules development is a significant advantage.
Experience working in Linux systems is a plus.
Familiarity with geospatial data is a plus.
Experience with developing web sites using Drupal content management system (CMS) is required
Strong graphical user interface (GUI) design skills and working experience with web development and graphic design tools such as Adobe Creative suite is required.
Proficiency in developing web sites and applications using technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and Java Script is required.
Good communication skills are required.
Prospective candidates must apply online
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