Python/Django Developer at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

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Boston,MA,United States
Jan 31, 2014

KoBoToolbox at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

KoBoToolbox, developed by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, is a state-of-the-art open source suite of tools for data collection and analysis in humanitarian emergencies and other challenging environments. HHI’s mission is to relieve human suffering in war and disaster by advancing the science and practice of humanitarian response worldwide.

As a result of the strong demand by the humanitarian community for our tools and expertise, we are currently expanding our team. We are urgently seeking a Python Developer to support the implementation of a significant new phase of our KoBo software suite that is conducted in coordination with the United Nations and the International Rescue Committee. As a core member of our development staff, the individual will have a senior role in implementing an exciting new software infrastructure under a tight development schedule. The Python/Django Developer is responsible for building applications that exhibit superior reliability, robustness, and performance. The individual will be part of a small, dynamic, and highly motivated team tasked with design, implementation, quality assurance, and user acceptance testing in a continuous integration process.

This is a hands-on development role, and requires the implementation of a system using Django, as well as JavaScript and HTML5, and using best practice continuous integration tools. A successful candidate will possess a broad knowledge of web application development technology. This individual will thrive in a collaborative and team-oriented environment, have an interest in the work conducted by HHI, and have a desire to acquire and apply new skills.


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