GIS Analyst

Youth Innovation Lab

Experience: 2-5 years

Level: Intermediate

Total Positions: 1

Job Type: full-time

Salary: Rs. - Rs.

Education: Bachelor Degree

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Apply Before: 2020-05-12

Building Information Platform Against Disaster (BIPAD) is an integrated and comprehensive Disaster Information Management System initiated by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA). BIPAD is built upon the concept of creating a national portal embedded with independent platforms for National, Provincial, and Municipal Governments with a bottom-up approach of disaster data partnership. The data/information placed in the portal has the potential to enhance preparedness, disaster communication, response, and especially post-incident coordination. Youth Innovation Lab (YI-Lab), a non-profit civic tech company, has been providing technical assistance to the Government of Nepal since Feb 2019 in the financial support from DFID Nepal. More about BIPAD, http://bipad.gov.np

YI-Lab is hiring 'GIS Analyst-Senior’ level for its upcoming project ‘BIPAD Vision 2020 and Beyond'. Under the upcoming project, GIS analyst will take the responsibilities of overall GIS related work in BIPAD project. The GIS developer should have understanding of working in, 

  1. React Framework 
  2. Mapbox Library 
  3. D3.js, Javascript, Typescript
  4. GitLab, Docker 
  5. Understanding in Python/Django workflow 
  6. OpenStreetMap

Kindly check various components in BIPAD platform—especially the GIS works to fully understand depth of this position engagement https://bipad.gov.np/risk-info/#/hazard

Major responsibilities and duties:

  1. Data analysis, integration and visualization.
  2. Work coordinately with backend and frontend developers. 
  3. Understand data structure and effective implement in data integration and visualization. 
  4. Stay current with latest development in GIS field. 
  5. Design, code and integrate application with database management systems. 
  6. Work effectively in a team to develop high quality GIS solutions. 
  7. Test applications and perform bug fixes. 
  8. Work effectively in a team to develop high quality GIS solutions. 

Qualifications:

  1. Graduate degree in Computer Science or similar disciplines.
  2. Good spatial analysis experience to manipulate, extract, locate and analyze geographic data. 
  3. Experience with database development and management. 
  4. Web mapping experience for interactively displaying, processing or analyzing spatial content on the application. 

To know more details about the position or the project, please contact to [email protected]