UI Developer

Location
United Kingdom
Application deadline
Reference number
125
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Description

RHEA Group is looking for an extremely talented and creative UI Developer to work on a really exciting and new project. You will be based in our offices located at the Harwell Campus area close to Oxford.

About the project

Weather-related extreme events not only have a negative impact on food security and supply, they also affect the income of households working in the agriculture sector. The UK Space Agency and a consortium led by RHEA Group have joined forces with the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment and local NGOs to develop a Drought and Flood Mitigation Service (DFMS) that will help Ugandan farmers respond to effects in agriculture effectively.

The DFMS will use satellite- and ground-based data combined with drought and flood models to produce and share better forecasts for the management of water resources. Unlike the current weather forecasts, DFMS provides local prediction, with a parish level detail, ensuring more specific and accurate data.

Tasks and Activities
  • Collaborating with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

  • Conceptualizing original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

  • Responsible for the implementation of creating interesting visual elements on the web for our application.  

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Ideally you should have experiences with GeoNode. As this is rare experience in the following skills will be transferable:
    • Django: Python framework
    • OpenLayers: mapping feature library
    • Javascript/ JQuery
    • css, experience developing scalable responsive sites
    • HTML
    • JSON
    • Grunt
    • Bower

The following skills and experience are desirable:

  • Specialities for website in addition to HTML, CSS and Javascript:
  • UI development
  • Bootstrap
  • SCSS
  • NPM
  • Babel
  • Webpack
  • GitLab

 

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of SECRET or above.

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