[ES_JOBS_NET] Application Developer, Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Aug 25 10:46:10 MDT 2016

***Employment Opportunity at the International Institute for Applied 
Systems Analysis (IIASA)*

IIASA was established in 1972 as an independent international research 
organisation based in Austria. IIASA's interdisciplinary research 
focuses on finding solutions to the complex, interconnected global 
problems confronting humanity ranging from achieving global food 
security to transitioning to sustainable energy systems. The UK joined 
IIASA in June 2015 
represented by the three research councils, the Economic & Social 
Research Council (ESRC), the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research 
Council (EPSRC), and NERC.

IIASA is current offering the following employment opportunity:

_Application Developer, Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program_

The Earth Observation Systems (EOS) Research Group within IIASA’s 
Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM) Program has built and deployed 
tools and platforms to use citizen science, crowdsourcing and expert 
knowledge in order to improve in-situ data and the overall information 
base of land cover and land use globally via product integration and 
geospatial approaches and is now looking to recruit an Application 

The successful candidate must have good verbal and written English 
communication skills, with a full understanding and interest in Web and 
desktop design and development. An extended understanding of object 
oriented programming such as C# or JAVA and PHP5+ with a focus in 
geospatial applications is essential, as well as experience in 
PostgreSQL/PostGIS, GDAL/OGR and advanced GIS skills. Good knowledge of 
HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, and experience working with multiple MVC 
frameworks and designed/consumed APIs are also required.

The Application Developer will work closely with other developers and 
scientists, and must have a positive and professional work ethic. A 
degree in Computer Science, Engineering, GIS or similar, or five plus 
years of experience developing applications is required.

Further details about this opportunity and how to apply can be found 

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