The Climate Service provides climate analytics to help the world’s governments, companies, and financial institutions measure and manage the financial risk from climate change. We are a fast-growing, two-year-old company, and our mission is to embed climate data into global decision making. We believe this will accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, and help make the world more resilient to the most important challenge of our time.

Currently, we are recruiting for a Full Stack Developer based in Durham who will work closely with our analysis and product teams. We're looking for someone who is curious, enthusiastic, adaptable, and a quick learner to join our growing team. The successful candidate will both architect the solution and get their hands dirty in the code, and play a prominent role in shaping the future of one of the world’s leading climate analytics firms.

About the Full Stack Developer position

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer who will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer to improve the architecture, design, functionality, and performance of our cutting-edge Climanomics™ platform.

You should possess excellent knowledge of a broad variety of programming languages from the front end (e.g., JavaScript frameworks) to the middle tier (e.g., R or Python) to the back end (RDBMS and NoSql) and a variety of operating systems and platforms (e.g., Linux, AWS). We also expect you to have an analytical mindset, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to adaptively respond to rapidly evolving client needs.

What you’ll do:

  • Ongoing improvements to achieve enterprise-grade security, scalability, maintainability, performance.
  • Efficiently translate customer requirements into application features
  • Prepare creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Create enterprise-grade code from prototypes
  • Work together with a team of IT professionals
  • Organize and conduct unit and integration testing before launch.
  • Organize and conduct functional and nonfunctional testing and perform troubleshooting and debugging
  • Continually improve development operations, such as regression testing, deployment, availability monitoring
  • Prepare technical documentation to accurately represent application design and code

Who you are:

  • At least 5 years experience in programming and application development
  • Proven experience in systems architecture and design in a multi-tiered architecture with enterprise-grade requirements for security, scalability, availability, maintainability, and performance
  • Experience with R or Python, web application frameworks, HTML/CSS/JavaScript/JS frameworks, relational and NoSql databases, Linux, shell scripting (awk, sed...)
  • Experience with dev ops tools such as automated testing, deployment, monitoring, and source code control
  • Good knowledge of software design and programming principles, e.g., Model-View-Controller framework, DRY code, refactoring.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and time-management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with close attention to detail
  • BSc or BA degree in computer science or other relevant area; MSc or MA degree will be a bonus
  • Burning desire to provide the world with ever-better insights on the impact of climate change

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and integrity are our company’s primary values. The Climate Service is committed to creating a diverse team, an inclusive work environment, and equitable business and management practices -- including our recruitment and hiring process. In committing to these values, we will be diligent in considering them in our ongoing assessment of who we are, what we stand for, and how we conduct our business.

If this role matches your skills, experience, and motivations then please submit your resume with a cover letter identifying why you feel you would be a great addition to the team. Apply as soon as possible, but no later than November 12, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!

At this time, we are unable to sponsor H1-B visas. Candidates must have a valid work visa or be a U.S. citizen / permanent resident.