Web Developer

  • Salary:
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Information and Telecommunication Technology
  • Deadline:
    January 2, 2023


Location: Incheon, South Korea (ICN), KR

Company: Green Climate Fund

Grade: IS – 2

Deadline: 2 January 2023 – Extended (11:59 PM KST)

Location: Songdo, Incheon, South Korea

Job Category: International

Salary: USD 87,700 net (plus attractive benefits, that include the following allowances (as appliable): Relocation, dependency, education assistance and home country travel)


Candidates who have applied for this role do not need to re-apply again, thank you.


The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their people. Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies.  It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 200 projects in 141 countries and has committed USD 10 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCF’s diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.


Position Objective

The Web Developer, reporting to the Principal Software Architect is responsible for the further development of variety of enterprise cloud-based web applications, gathering functional requirements, developing technical specifications, and project testing & risk management.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Developing new Cloud-based web applications and altering existing code for accommodating scale and integration with new technologies and APIs.



  • Contributing to all aspects of systems development coverage (frontend, middleware, backend).
  • Implementing in accordance with demands for information security and data protection/privacy best practices.



  • Solving complex performance problems and architectural challenges.
  • Supporting the team and end users by developing documentation and assisting tools.
  • Assisting with other necessary tasks as defined by the team leader.


Required experience and qualifications*

  • Advanced university degree ideally in software engineering, computer science, or related subjects.
  • 4 years of application development experience including frontend and backend solutions for creating database-driven and responsive web applications.
  • Able to provide work samples of at least one major project with frontend/backend code and used database repository.
  • 2+ years of experience developing frontend applications based in React is essential.
  • Strong working knowledge of fundamental frontend languages such as HTML, CSS, JSON/XML structures.
  • Strong working knowledge of JavaScript and related frameworks and libraries, such as Node, React, Angular, and Express.
  • Working knowledge of database technology such as SQL/MySQL Server and NoSQL Databases is required.
  • Strong understanding of API design concepts and authentication methods.
  • Working experience with Microsoft Azure cloud services. Experience in other cloud service providers such as AWS and Google Cloud is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with PHP and/or .NET is an advantage.
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, Logic Apps / Power Automate would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in a Linux environment and the terminal.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills.
  • Motivation for continuous professional development and willing to learn new skills is an essential skill for the job.
  • Ease in communicating in GCF’s official working language, English, is required. Familiarity with other UN System working languages is desirable.


Required competencies: 

  • Technological Awareness
  • Client Orientation
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity



*The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references. Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged.