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Full Stack Developer – RDAS – Regional

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Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia, the

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The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) has received/has applied for financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Climate Adaptation and Resilience for South Asia (CARE) Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. 

The consulting services (the Services) include an individual consultant – Full Stack Developer – RDAS – Regional who is to support the CARE Component 1 in completing the RDAS.

The Terms of Reference (TOR) for the primary procurement stage for the assignment are attached to this request for expressions of interest or can be found at the following website or via the address given below. 

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) 2nd Floor, Outreach Building, Asian Institute of Technology Campus, Klong Nung, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) now invites eligible individual consultant (Consultants) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide CV demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: 

Knowledge

  • At least Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other related fields 

Experience 

  • Minimum experience of 5 years in software development, with proven track record in full system development 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in developing data analytics and geospatial data applications 
  • Demonstrable experience in working with multidimensional scientific datasets including NetCDF and HDF5, preferably in Python 
  • Demonstrated experience in using Angular, Microservices, and React JS, with strong knowledge of Javascript, HTML, AJAX, and/or CSS, and authentication and authorization mechanisms such as OAuth, JWT, and/or OpenID Connect 
  • Demonstrated experience in using cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform 
  • Demonstrated experience in containerization technologies such as Docker or Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated experience in using DevOps practices and tools (e.g. Git, Jenkins, and/or Ansible) 
  • Experience in designing/developing RESTful APIs using tools such as Swagger, Postman, and/or Insomnia
  • Knowledge of security best practices for APIs, including encryption, tokenization, and rate limiting 

Skills and abilities 

  • Backend: Competence in using Python (Django), Node (Express), or PHP (Laravel) 
  • Frontend: Competence in using Angular/any other framework based on JS 
  • Database: Competence in using MySQL/PostgreSQL/MongoDB 
  • OS: Competence in using Linux 
  • Strong skill in integrating into systems visualization/mapping/AI and ML libraries, ETL applications and GIS databases, and cloud deployment requirements, including but not limited to: o AI/ML Libraries: NumPy, SciPy, and TensorFlow for scientific data analytics and visualization, and for deep learning implementation o Open-source Databases: MySQL and PostgreSQL, and Web mapping libraries such as Leaflet, OpenLayers, or Mapbox-GL with data source format support (utfgrid, WFS, WMS, GPX, KML, geoJSON, XYZ, vector tiles, etc.) o Cloud and server deployment: server configuration, server licensing, processing, memory locks, and optimum bandwidth requirements
  • Strong written and verbal command of English 

Personal qualities

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to plan and organize work independently; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; high commitment to responsibility and work quality; ability to work effectively and efficiently independently and/or within a multi-cultural team; openness/receptiveness to critique for enhancing work and outputs.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the individual consultants method set out in the Procurement Regulations and to be specifically set out in the Request for Expressions of Interest (REoI).

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 08:00 to 17:00 hours Bangkok Standard Time.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by September 25, 2023.

The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) Attn: Dusadee Padungkul, Head, Operational Support Department 2nd Floor, Outreach Building, Asian Institute of Technology Campus, Klong Nung, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand E-mail: rimesprocurement@rimes.int

Please visit: https://www.rimes.int/procurement

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