World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global non-profit, non-governmental organization [501(c)(3)]. Our mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. We were founded in 1982 and are recognized as one of the top environmental and sustainable development non-profits in the world. Our global network extends to over 1500 staff in close to a dozen countries. Our annual budget is around $200 million USD and we have a 98% score on Charity Navigator.
WRI works on seven global challenges: Food, Forests, Water, Ocean, Energy, Climate, Cities. We work closely with governments, corporations, environmental advocates, academics, and more. Here I am highlighting a few exciting technical job positions, but please look over our careers page (https://wri.org/careers) for all our current opportunities. I would be happy to share more information with you on these positions - my email is in my profile.
Head of Product, Data Lab : https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/oBQVgfwm
You will ultimately own the Data Lab’s digital product strategy, delivery approach, and the relationships with our suppliers. In this role, you will have the opportunity to play a critical role in how we achieve our objectives by helping WRI’s programs, centers and international office develop robust, user-friendly, actionable data products. You will lead the development of a cohesive digital product strategy, and deliver real world impact with products like Aqueduct, Resource Watch and Global Forest Watch.
Head of Engineering, Data lab : https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/oUKbhfwQ
You will manage and mentor WRI’s growing staff of software and data engineers in order to create an effective, motivated team that consistently delivers on strategic objectives. You will work closely with the Head of Product to guide the technical approach to new projects and initiatives, and will oversee the development and maintenance of shared components (both frontend and backend) for the manipulation and visualization of complex, geospatial data.
Our stack includes GDAL, Python, Node, FastAPI, AWS. We write FOSS and work publicly on GitHub.
Product Manager, Systems Change Lab : https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/oKOWgfwu
Product Manager, TerraMatch : https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/ouWWgfwm
Product Manager, ResourceWatch : https://jobs.jobvite.com/wri/job/omFUffwU