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JavaScript Developer

Applications for this vacancy closed on 4 July 2018 at 12:00PM
We are seeking to appoint a JavaScript Developer to work on the backend
development of the Our World in Data project and website, working under the
direction of the Lead Developer and the Programme Director Dr Max Roser.



The postholder will be responsible for maintaining a “living database” of
regularly updated social and economic indicators from many different sources.
You will also implement a new visual exploration tool which gives the public
direct access to the database. Furthermore, you will work with both the
research team and user requirements to ensure that Our World in Data’s digital
portfolio is fully optimised for internal inputs and external use.



You will also liaise with the project team, technical staff in the wider
University and, where appropriate, external institutions to ensure that Our
World in Data functions according to design specifications, whilst making
recommendations on future technology choices for website development.



You should hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering
or have equivalent qualifications or experience, which should include
experience working on high-uptime, public-facing production websites and be an
expert at writing JavaScript in both client- and server-side contexts.



This full-time position is fixed term until 15 November 2021.



Further particulars, including details of how to apply, can be obtained from
the document below. Applications for this vacancy should be made online and
you will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your
application, which should include a sample of your code.



Only applications received before 12:00 noon on 4 July 2018 can be considered.

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Our World in Data, Eagle House, Walton Well Road/The Oxford Martin School, Broad Street, Oxford
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We are seeking to appoint a JavaScript Developer to work on the backend
development of the Our World in Data project and website, working under the
direction of the Lead Developer and the Programme Director Dr Max Roser.



The postholder will be responsible for maintaining a “living database” of
regularly updated social and economic indicators from many different sources.
You will also implement a new visual exploration tool which gives the public
direct access to the database. Furthermore, you will work with both the
research team and user requirements to ensure that Our World in Data’s digital
portfolio is fully ...

We are seeking to appoint a JavaScript Developer to work on the backend development of the Our World in Data project and website, working under the direction of the Lead Developer and the Programme Director Dr Max Roser.


The postholder will be responsible for maintaining a “living database” of regularly updated social and economic indicators from many different sources. You will also implement a new visual exploration tool which gives the public direct access to the database. Furthermore, you will work with both the research team and user requirements to ensure that Our World in Data’s digital portfolio is fully ...

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