Junior Developer, CropBASE

Crops For the Future (CFF) is the world’s first and only centre dedicated to research on underutilised crops for food and non-food uses. CFF research focusses on agricultural biodiversity to enhance agricultural systems and their sustainability, address changing climates, and improve food and nutritional security and economic well-being, especially of the poor.
 
We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Junior Developer in CropBASE research programme. CropBASE is responsible for building online solutions for evidence based agricultural diversification. This position will work closely with researchers and support the development of an innovative agricultural diversification platform with associated software and services. It offers a great opportunity to work on a unique platform that is built using cutting edge technologies for diversification of agriculture in Malaysia and around the world.
 
Main responsibilities:
- Work alongside experienced developers to develop web based software and services
- Test each software output (by phases) and document developed software and outputs
- Work closely with technical and IT team to implement the data gathered in a database, support integration of the IT platform and processes, including analysis, transfer and storage;
- Write progress report, conduct data analysis and prepare necessary documentations and manuals
- Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor
 
Requirements:
- A Malaysian or permanent resident of Malaysia with a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related discipline. Fresh graduates are welcome to apply. 
- Required skill(s): PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, MSSQL, C/C++
- Must have knowledge on Front end system: Linux, Unix
- Knowledge of scientific computing using Python, Matlab or R is an advantage
- Preferable to have some experience in troubleshooting, debugging and root cause analysis 
- Excellent documentation, written, presentation and verbal communication skills in English
- Highly motivated with the desire to work independently and as part of a team
- Able to maintain strict confidentiality and interact professionally with all levels of management and personnel
 
Location: Crops For the Future, Jalan Broga, Semenyih, 43500 Selangor.
 
Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume through Jobstreet.