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Geospatial Frontend Specialist

Job Details: Geospatial Frontend Specialist

Job Description: Geospatial Frontend Specialist

Position Id: G0324-0011
Job Type:4-6 months (contract)
Country: Namibia
Location: Windhoek
Pay Rate: Open
Contact Recruiter:+4972312839009

Job Description:

Trigyn has a contractual opportunity for a Geospatial Frontend Specialist. Preference for candidates in Namibia but the client is flexible with the candidate being remote and travel on-site as and when required.

Job Description:

The Geospatial Frontend Specialist shall support the project “Just transitions in vulnerable places – digital solutions for climate resilient informal areas and climate-smart urban recovery of communities affected by crisis” in their efforts to developing map-based web applications and urban data platforms for evidence-based and participatory decision making in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda, focusing on communities in Namibia.

Scope of Work:

- Design and develop user interfaces for web applications focused on urban development and decision-making processes.
- Implement interactive data visualization tools to display spatial and statistical data, such as maps, charts, and graphs.
- Ensure accessibility and usability of the applications for a diverse range of users, including urban planners, policymakers, stakeholders, and the public.
- Collaborate with backend developers to integrate various types of urban data, including spatial, statistical, and citizen-generated data.
- Optimize applications for low bandwidth and offline use while ensuring data security and privacy.
- Stay updated with emerging trends in Geospatial front-end development, technology, innovation, and urban planning to continually enhance application functionality.
- Test and debug applications to ensure smooth operation across various platforms and devices.

Competencies:
Bachelor's or higher degree, in Computer Science or a directly related field or its equivalent in education and/or work experience.

Experience:
- A minimum of 3 years of experience in front-end development, with a strong portfolio around Geospatial use cases.
- Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
- Experience with one frontend frameworks and libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
- Experience with data visualization libraries (e.g., D3.js, Leaflet.js) and integrating mapping services (e.g., OpenLayers, GeoServer).
- Familiarity with responsive and adaptive design principles.
- Knowledge of GIS and spatial data manipulation.
- Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and an interest in finding technical and innovative solutions for urban development issues.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, contributing to an agile development process and interacting with front-end developers, data scientists, and other team members.

Languages:
- English (required)
- Local Namibian languages

For immediate response, please send your Resume to Global-Recruitment@Trigyn.com

TRIGYN TECHNOLOGIES is a multinational IT services company with resources deployed in 25 countries. TRIGYN is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 (ISMS) and CMMI Level 5 certified company. TRIGYN has offices in United States, Canada, Germany Switzerland and India.