React Native Developer (Contract) | WWF        
© WWF-Singapore

Position title:                      React Native Developer (Supply Chain Traceability)

Reports to:                          Chief, Strategic Communication and External Relations

Start Date:                           Immediately

Duration:                             6 month contract

 

Technology is rapidly developing, and its potential use cases for conservation are immense. Are you interested in addressing important conservation issues through technology? Are you experienced in data visualisation and good applied statistical skills? If yes, we are looking for someone experienced and passionate like you to achieve a tech-focused solution to help put a stop to deforestation!

 

Major Functions:

Unsustainable palm oil supply chains in rural Indonesia are fraught with illegality and deforestation. We are leading a technology-focused initiative to end illegal deforestation as efficiently as possible in two of the world’s most important forests for biodiversity – Tesso Nilo National Park and Bukit Tigapuluh in central Sumatra, Indonesia.

Together with multiple palm oil experts based in WWF-Singapore and WWF-Indonesia, you will support this fast-paced, high-impact initiative and work dynamically in a team of five. In this project, you will help us change the way palm oil supply chains are managed through the use of data and technology. Our end goal is to end illegal deforestation in the palm oil industry. The team will be based in Singapore, and will require frequent travels to Sumatra.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code

  • Build pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.

  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.

  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.

  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission-
    critical software fixes—React Native moves fast and often breaks things.

  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.

  • Transition existing React web apps to React Native.

  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable
    devices and browsers

  • Design and develop mapping tools

 

Required Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object
    model with a good knowledge of HTML and CSS

  • Thorough understanding of ReactJS and its core principles

  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)

  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript

  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)

  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs

  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token

  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM,
    etc.

  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Experience working with supply chain service a plus

 

You need to:

  • Be a self-starter with high level of driven

  • Be able to work independently

  • Have great organisational skills, attention and dedication to details

  • Experience with working in small teams

  • The ambition to develop well written and designed software

  • Be comfortable with frequent travel

  • Adhere to WWF’s values, which are: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging

 

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Interested candidates should email a CV and a cover letter with the title "React Native Developer (Supply Chain Traceability)​" to hr@wwf.sg. Deadline for applications: 31 October 2018

About WWF-Singapore

WWF is one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisations. Our mission is to stop the degradation of the earth’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature.

As one of WWF’s international hubs, the WWF-Singapore office supports a global network spanning over 100 countries. We help protect Singapore’s essential needs through the actions of individuals, businesses and governments in the region. To meet key conservation goals, we address issues such as deforestation, haze pollution, food security, sustainable consumption and illegal wildlife trade.