Front-End Web Developer

Network Contagion Research Institute

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Contract

Remote

Yes

NCRI is currently seeking to hire a Front-End Web Developer for a 6 month contract (with possibility of extension). The position is fully remote, with flexible hours (20+ hours per week expected), and the hourly pay rate is $40 - $100 commensurate with experience.
The role will support the NCRI in an ongoing project to develop front-end tools for visualizing social media data. Candidates should be comfortable with working independently on an existing codebase, and in using project management tools to keep track of progress.

To apply
Please submit your resume and a portfolio of past projects demonstrating your skills to [email protected], or submit a response to this form: https://networkcontagion.us/job-listing/web-developer/

Required Skills
  -Experience in developing with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  -Experience with a general-purpose programming language (preferably Python)
  -Experience with a modern web development framework (e.g. Django, Angular, React)
  -Experience with building data visualizations using Javascript (e.g. Highcharts, Chart.js, D3.js)
  -Experience with using REST APIs to access and manipulate data
  -Experience with using version control (git) on projects with multiple contributors
  -Experience with working from the Unix command line on remote computers (SSH, etc.)

Desired Skills
  -Experience with user interface and user experience design (UI/UX)
  -Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  -Experience with querying ElasticSearch
  -Experience in working with social media data, including visualizations and analysis
  -Familiarity with Asana or other agile project management software

Other Qualifications
Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship

About the NCRI
The Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) is the world’s foremost expert in identifying and forecasting the threat and spread of misinformation and disinformation across social media platforms. Committed to quickly identifying these emerging threats, NCRI forecasts potential risks to empower partners to become proactive in protecting themselves against false narratives that create rifts of distrust that impact institutions, capital markets, public health and safety.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The NCRI is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation and training. If you require an accommodation to work based on any of these protected factors, please notify the hiring manager, and the NCRI will evaluate the request and provide appropriate accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the NCRI’s employees to perform their job duties. Our policy reflects and affirms the NCRI’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.

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