Front End Engineer (Maps, React, TypeScript) – Disaster Management

Salary (monthly)

$2500 – $5000


3+ years



English level

Upper intermediate or higher

Join Kontur, a globally-recognized leader in geospatial data and real-time risk management solutions.  For many regions across the globe, natural disasters are not just news headlines — they are the reality of life. We are helping companies, governments, and communities reduce the impact of natural disasters and provide help and resources to those who need them the most.

What You’ll Do:

As part of the front end team, you will be responsible for writing web apps that visualize data on the map, provide interactive analytical reports, and help manage back end data services. The primary front end technology is React. You will be working with product designers, the back end team, and the customers to build the best user experience across various devices, from mobile devices to large wall screens in disaster response centers.

Our current development stack includes TypeScript, Modern React (hooks), Reatom, i18n-next, Monorepo with Lerna, Vite, Ava, ESLint, MapLibre GL JS (open source mapbox fork), Deck.GL, Some of the other supported projects may require Angular, Backbone, patternfly, Keycloak, and plain javascript as needed.

You will be working on new and existing geospatial analytics and disaster management software used by well established organizations such as Pacific Disaster Center, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team and others. Projects include things like Disaster Ninja (, OpenAerialMap (, QGIS Website (

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

  • Technical challenge: You will be participating in framework development, data engineering, and programming geospatial components.
  • Unmatched Expertise: Work with GIS community leaders, seasoned tech visionaries, entrepreneurs, and engineers.
  • Global Impact: Our solutions are used worldwide by organizations like Pacific Disaster Center and Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team.
  • Innovation: Be part of a team that’s developing cutting-edge geospatial data solutions.
  • Remote Work: Enjoy the flexibility of a fully remote team and a company that values work-life balance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in writing complex modular and isomorphic web applications.
  • Experience in D3 or other JavaScript data visualization libraries.
  • ES6+, OOP, and functional programming.
  • Strong focus on usability.
  • Proficiency in Russian and English languages.
  • Experience with GIS systems (QGIS, PostGIS, CARTO, and Mapbox stack).
  • Knowledge of back-end and database technologies such as PostgreSQL, Java, Python, Node.js.
  • Experience with mobile development (Flutter)
  • Prior experience in WebGL, WASM.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply through the form on our website or via LinkedIn. Please include a cover letter with your application.

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