Web Application Developer (7300U), College of Natural Resources - 43402 | University of California Berkeley - Military Veterans

at Herc - Norcal

Berkeley, California

Web Application Developer (7300U), College of Natural Resources - 43402 About Berkeley At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff. The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles , our Principles of Community , and our Strategic Plan . At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit grow.berkeley.edu . Departmental Overview The Position: UC Berkeley's Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF) is currently looking for an enthusiastic frontend Web Application Developer to join our team in designing a next-generation https://www.google.com/url?q=http://Cal-Adapt.org&source=gmail&ust=1665178998736000&usg=AOvVaw1PFiqo1BlmwBtQQYeNxe2K ' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3814301&targetURL=http://cal-adapt.org/' target='_blank'>Cal-Adapt.org . Our work focuses on building data driven, user friendly, interactive tools and visualizations that allow users to explore, analyze, and share complex environmental information to support climate adaptation and decision making. The Web Application Programmer will work closely with our small creative team of experienced programmers to help design and build new web applications and continue to develop and maintain existing web applications including Cal-Adapt and other grant-funded GIF projects such as California's https://www.google.com/url?q=https://resilientca.org/&source=gmail&ust=1665178998736000&usg=AOvVaw1VCzEcC4A5JwV3GNC2HhnD ' href='https://apptrkr.com/get_redirect.php?id=3814301&targetURL=https://resilientca.org/' target='_blank'>Adaptation Clearinghouse . The ideal candidate will enjoy creating interactive dashboards, web pages, data visualizations, and other interfaces that provide an intuitive and dynamic user experience for exploring big geospatial data. We are looking for talented Web Developers who are excited about applying their skills to help solve some of the most critical challenges facing the world today. As part of the GIF team, you will be contributing to creating open source tools and applications that can make a real impact on California's ability to adapt to the changing climate. Since 2005 UC Berkeley's Geospatial Innovation Facility has provided leadership and training across a broad array of integrated geospatial technologies. Our mission is to help people better understand the changing world through the analysis and visualization of spatial data. We develop innovative tools such as Cal-Adapt that engage users in understanding complex environmental data and provide training opportunities for students to learn how they can use spatial data to answer critical questions. We collaborate with domain experts on campus, partner with industry, and reach out to community organizations to bring world-class geospatial technology to UC Berkeley, the Bay Area, and beyond. Cal-Adapt.org is an interactive, publicly accessible web-based application providing easy-to-understand visualizations of locally relevant climate-related risks that enable users to explore research results and climate projections. As part of California's Fifth Climate Change Assessment, the GIF is teaming with partners at Eagle Rock Analytics and researchers at UC Berkeley to develop the Cal-Adapt: Analytics Engine, an open-source cloud-based platform being developed to host the next generation of downscaled climate data and to provide computational resources in the cloud, allowing users to work with Petabytes of data supported by scientific guidance. This position will help support the development of the AE in addition to other projects. Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: October 21, 2022. This recruitment will remain open until filled. Responsibilities Design, develop, and implement visually compelling interactive data visualizations and web applications using web API's. Analyze existing programs, devise logic procedures, perform coding, data analysis, and test/debug programs through the application of professional programming concepts. Utilize open-source and web-based technology for reproducible and repeatable data analysis and publication (e.g. GitHub, Jupyter notebooks, RShiny). Collaborate with project teams and stakeholders to create design mockups utilizing fundamental UX and UI design concepts. Required Qualifications Possess creative vision and the ability to design and implement web applications using web API's. Experience with creating web applications using HTML, CSS, SVG, JSON, and JavaScript (ES6+). Experience with creating data visualizations and web mapping applications using JavaScript libraries (such as D3, Leaflet, MapboxGL). Ability to communicate technical and scientific information in a clear and concise manner with clients and users. Understanding of best practices in responsive web development and web standards. Comfortable using the Command Line Interface to use and develop software. Familiarity with version control (Git and GitHub). Ability to debug code. Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently. Preferred Qualifications Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Svelte, React, Vue, etc.). Familiarity with modern JavaScript tooling (npm, Webpack, Vite). Familiarity with CSS preprocessors (Sass, Less, PostCSS). Deployment on UNIX/Linux operating systems in a production environment. Experience writing software unit and integration tests. Understanding of fundamental UX and UI design concepts and ability to create mockups. Basic understanding of geospatial data formats and standards. Salary & Benefits This is a 12-month, full-time (40 hours per week), Contract position, eligible for full UC benefits with the possibility of extension. This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application. Applicants are encouraged to share examples of their portfolio such as links to websites and/or source code. Other Information This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100% remote capability. Due to funding agency requirements, California residency is preferred but not required. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/ default/files/migrated_files/ employers/poster_screen_ reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct To apply, visit https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucb/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=21&JobOpeningId=43402&PostingSeq=1 Copyright 2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-0dc23b626a4da045a508d35b59ae447f