Front-End Web Developer

Network Contagion Research Institute • Posted November 2nd

Software Development
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Senior Front-End Web Developer/Designer

NCRI is currently seeking to hire a Senior Front-End Web Developer/Designer for a 6 month contract (with possibility of extension or full-time employment). The position is fully remote, with flexible hours (20+ hours per week expected), and the hourly pay rate is $60 - $100 commensurate with experience.
The person hired for the role will lead NCRI's ongoing project to develop front-end tools that visualize social media data for researchers in misinformation & extremism. As the team grows, this person will also be responsible for managing and mentoring junior developers.

To apply

At this time, NCRI can only accept applications from US citizens or permanent residents.
Please submit your resume and a portfolio of past projects demonstrating your skills to the form at:

Required Skills

  • High proficiency in HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with user interface and user experience design (UI/UX)
  • 2+ years experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (React preferred)
  • Proficient in a general-purpose programming language (Python preferred)
  • Experience with building data visualizations using Javascript (e.g. Highcharts, Chart.js, D3.js)
  • Experience with using REST APIs to access and manipulate data
  • Experience using git in a team environment
  • Comfortable working in the Unix command line (Bash)

Desired Skills

  • Experience with relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with querying ElasticSearch
  • Experience in working with social media data, including visualizations and analysis
  • Familiarity with Asana or other agile project management software

About the NCRI

The Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) is the world’s foremost expert in identifying and forecasting the threat and spread of misinformation and disinformation across social media platforms. Committed to quickly identifying these emerging threats, NCRI forecasts potential risks to empower partners to become proactive in protecting themselves against false narratives that create rifts of distrust that impact institutions, capital markets, public health and safety.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The NCRI is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation and training. If you require an accommodation to work based on any of these protected factors, please notify the hiring manager, and the NCRI will evaluate the request and provide appropriate accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate interference with the ability of any of the NCRI’s employees to perform their job duties. Our policy reflects and affirms the NCRI’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.