Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. Its vision is a future in which big data and AI are harnessed and used responsibly as a public good. Its mission is to accelerate discovery, development and scaled adoption of data innovation for sustainable development and humanitarian action. To this end, Global Pulse will work to promote awareness of the opportunities Big Data presents for sustainable development and humanitarian action, forge public-private data sharing partnerships, generate high-impact analytical tools and approaches through its network of Pulse Labs, and drive broad adoption of useful innovations across the UN System.
Global Pulse implements data innovation programs through its Pulse Labs to provide UN and development partners with access to the data, tools and expertise required to discover new uses of big data and AI for development. Global Pulse develops policies, toolkits, applications and platforms to improve data-driven decision-making and support the evaluation of promising solutions.UN Global Pulse is looking for a one project short-term hire to perform coding, visual and execution testing and distribution packaging.
The consultant will receive a mostly finished Node.js/Electron application and perform the following tasks:
Education: First level university degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Design or other related disciplines. Secondary education in combination with an additional two years qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of a university degree.
Language: Fluency in English (written and oral) is required.