Kontur is a US startup developing a geospatial analytics platform that uses AI and innovative mapping technologies to provide our clients with visual, location-aware intelligence, particularly in the disaster management space. We're helping companies, governments, and communities reduce the impact of natural disasters and provide the help and resources to those who need them the most.
Kontur is looking for a Front-end Engineer for the work-from-home team in Minsk.
Why would you want to join?
- We are helping actual people. Our solutions are already being used by such organizations as Pacific Disaster Center, Beacon NGO, and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team in the real cases of natural and human-made disasters. Knowing that the feature you've been working on will help save lives is priceless.
- Technical challenge. You will be participating in framework development, data engineering, programming geospatial components.
- Unmatched expertise. You will be working alongside the GIS community leaders, seasoned tech visionaries, entrepreneurs, engineers and tech leaders with decades of experience.
- Flexibility. We believe that only in a comfortable and safe environment we can perform at our best. That's why we have a flexible schedule and avoid overtime work. The healthy and friendly atmosphere in the company is something we truly value and are proud of.
Duties and responsibilities
Things we seek
Strong focus on usability.
Experience in writing complex modular and isomorphic web applications.
ES5/ES6, OOP and functional programming.
Written English communication skills.
Things that will set you apart
Spoken English and good verbal communication skills are always a plus.
Geospatial systems experience: QGIS, PostGIS, CARTO, Mapbox stack.
General understanding of systems architecture.
Knowledge of backend and database technologies: Postgres, Java, Python, Node.js.
Experience in WebGL, WASM.