• DM WATCH
  • Job Location: Dhaka
  • No. of Vacancy: 01
  • Position: Executive/ Senior Executive — Web Development
  • Job Nature: Full time
  • Salary Range: 30,000 - 55,000 BDT
  • Experience Requirements: 2-3 years
  • Application Deadline: 17 October 2020

Vacancy Announcement

Name of the Position:  Executive/ Senior Executive—Web development

Number of Vacancies: 01

Job Context:

DM WATCH was established in 2013 under the name of Disaster Management Watch. Since its establishment, DM WATCH has been involved in research, consultancy, and training, engaging a group of young professionals with diverse backgrounds. Envisioning to contribute to the development of the society and the country as a whole, DM WATCH has been working with various partners from both the public and private sectors.

DM WATCH envisions that an informed and inclusive society tackles its current ecological, economic, cultural, social and technological development challenges responsibly for a sustainable and affluent future. Thus, its mission is to build a platform for researchers and development enthusiasts to conduct impactful researches, generate meaningful knowledge and, help its stakeholders in making informed decisions concerning development challenges. Values that DM WATCH practices include collaboration, transparency, data-driven way, excellence, and togetherness.

The organization strives for excellence in the research and consultancy services. Currently, DM WATCH has been prioritizing five practice areas—Agriculture and Natural Resources; Environment, Climate Change, Hazard and Disaster; Public Policy and Governance; Public Health and WASH; and Urban Development and Management. It consists of a pool of dedicated professionals with commendable expertise working in the aforementioned practice areas.

DM WATCH is working to contribute in the creation of a sustainable and desirable future through quality research and consultancy in partnership with government agencies, donor agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, and various academic and research institutions. Some partners include, among many, UNDP, Asian Development Bank, CARE Bangladesh, Habitat for Humanity, NETZ, Plan International, Save the Children, SNV Netherlands Development Organization, Swiss Red Cross, Swisscontact, University of College Dublin, VSO, Water Aid, World Bank, Bernard Van Leer Foundation, Christian Aid, Concern Worldwide, Daira UK, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mahindra Consulting Engineers Ltd, IMED (GoB), Ministry of Planning (GoB), LGED (GoB), UDD (GoB).

DM WATCH is looking for an experienced web developer for its growing business. If you are interested in joining with us, please feel free to apply.

Job description:

  • Play the leading role in developing the websites of the organization upon discussion with the team
  • Regular maintenance of the website
  • Research, document, evaluate, or select alternatives for web architecture and technologies.
  • Use SEO for search engine (google) indexing software, known as “crawlers,” to find, scan, and index the website.
  • Monitor security system performance logs to identify problems and notify the senior team.
  • Creating database schemas, data migration, transformation, and scripting that represent and support business processes.
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes.
  • Implement automated testing platforms and unit tests. Maintenance of server-side templating languages and CSS preprocessors to solve related problems.
  • Develop web site maps, application models, image templates, or page templates, maintain links to and from other web sites and check links to ensure proper functioning.
  • Closely work with SD (Software development), RKM (Research and Knowledge management), CBD (Communication and Business Development) and FO (Finance and Operation) team.
  • Regular update of website and social media pages of the organization.

Employment Status: Full time

Educational Background:

  • At least bachelor degree in computer science program or related field from any reputed university is preferred.

Required skills:

The candidate should possess 2–3 years of experience as web-developer/WordPress/ PHP expert/ developer/ or related role in a reputed IT firm, or other relevant organization. Candidates having the adequate knowledge and experience in digital marketing and content preparation will get advantage/preferences.

  • Adequate knowledge on WordPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and other relevant web design coding languages to create and test applications for websites.
  • Ability to work with SEO (search Engine Optimization) to improve the site for search engines.
  • Adequate knowledge of image authoring tools, ability to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • The candidate should have up-to-date knowledge on online coding system and website’s functionality or appearance, and need to be sure they aren’t missing key details. When troubleshooting, need to be able to know where to look for the problem and solution.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. The candidate should be able to juggle multiple projects without missing deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm for delivering projects within given timeframe.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and proficiency in both Bangla and English is required.
  • A structured and transparent approach to your work delivery, so that your work can be picked up and understood by colleagues.

Job Location: Dhaka

Salary Range: 30,000 – 55,000 BDT

Compensation and Other Benefits:

  • Festival bonus
  • Insurance
  • Profit share
  • Weekly 2 holidays
  • Medical leave, annual leave, maternal/paternal leave

Application Procedure:

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview as per the requirement process. DM WATCH reserves the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

If you are interested to be a part of this diversified DM WATCH family, then please fill up the Google form link attached herewith (without filling the Google form, applications will not be accepted):

Application Form Link: https://forms.gle/h6rn15LrygfgoX1H7

Application Deadline: 17 October 2020

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