Full Time / New York, NY
The Senior Web Developer will be at the forefront of creating and re-vamping technology solutions that will allow the organization and individuals within it to thrive in the face of new strategic and cultural expectations. You will both report to and work closely with the Head of Information Technology and will manage the implementation of the organization's open-source technology solutions, this includes application development, maintenance and where needed refactoring of existing systems.
The UN Global Compact has set an objective to implement a modern digital strategy to better connect with our network of 12,000+ organizations around the world. The Senior Web Developer will bring insightful and innovative ideas for how this digital strategy can be shaped and will lead a lean, talented team to bring this strategy to life. You will be expected to have a strong web development background, with the ability to work full stack.
Skills & Requirements
Technical Specialization: you have advanced experience – and love working – with Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, MySQL, CSS, HTML
Strong Leadership Skills: you engage and motivate others and contribute to initiatives and processes within the organization.
Critical Evaluator: you are able to thrive in a complex environment and distill complex situations.
Good Communicator: you are comfortable explaining technical problems in person and in writing
Ethical: you integrate core values, integrity and accountability into how you work.
Global and Cultural Effectiveness: you value and consider the perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals.
Relationship Management: you successfully manage interactions to provide service and to support the organization.
About United Nations Global Compact
The United Nations Global Compact calls on companies around the world to align strategies and operations with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, and take actions that advance societal goals. We aim to achieve a more sustainable and prosperous world for all by working with businesses to inspire, motivate and guide them on how they can have a positive influence in the areas where they operate and where their products and service reach.
Please include the following materials in your e-mail submission to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Senior Web Developer”:
1) Personal statement of what interests you about this job opportunity. 2) Resume/CV 3) Please assure that your material includes a link to your Github (or similar) profile