[OSGeo-Jobs] PHP programmer needed to help prevent genocide (really)

Schuyler Erle schuyler at nocat.net
Mon May 12 16:27:28 EDT 2008

BrightEarth Software Developer (call for interest)

The BrightEarth Initiative is looking for a highly competent and
motivated software developer to join the Humanitarian Sensor Web (HSW)

Who we are:

The BrightEarth Initiative aims to promote appropriate use of
information and communication technologies (ICTs) to benefit the
international humanitarian community. The Sensor Web will provide a
dynamic 'Web 2.0' mapping tool to improve humanitarian coordination and

Who we are looking for:

We are seeking a lead software developer. Your duties will include
web-based software system design, development, validation and
deployment. You will be heavily involved in programming, high-level
software architecture and design. The development of the Sensor Web is
currently in progress so you will need to learn an existing

The ideal candidate would satisfy the following qualifications:

- At least 5 years of relevant experience

- Advanced knowledge in PHP

- Advanced knowledge in database design and MySQL

- Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (AJAX)

- Experience with Google Map APIs, KML and Google Earth

- Experience in integrating mobile technologies a distinct advantage

Located at Harvard Square in Boston. The position is full time for one
year Compensation is commensurate with experience. Harvard University is
expected to oversee the project from mid-2008 onwards. This is only a
call for interest since the position is still being finalized with
Harvard but interested candidates should send a copy of their CV to:
grahamagp at gmail.com

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