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Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expertise in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications.

  • Proficiency with application design and data modeling.

  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.

  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.

  • Ability to lead activities on structured team development projects.

  • Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.

  • Knowledge of application domain.


NatCap specific – preferred knowledge, skills & abilities that are not already listed as part of Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in open source software development or software for scientific applications.

  • Experience scripting or programming in GIS, especially with GDAL.

  • Experience with distributed computing, container technologies or cloud development.

  • Experience in user interface design and implementation with Qt5 or a modern web-based UI framework such as React or Angular.

  • Experience building and distributing desktop software for multiple operating systems.


Certifications and Licenses:



  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.

  • Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds


* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.




May work extended hours, evening and weekends.



  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu

Our main office is located on the beautiful main Stanford campus, though some days we meet at local coffee shops and libraries in the area.  We offer a relaxed and flexible work environment.


Please check out our website at https://www.naturalcapitalproject.org/ and our Bitbucket account https://bitbucket.org/natcap/.


To apply, submit a traditional CV with work and school experience, and a cover letter describing why you would be a good fit for this position.  If possible, please include examples of a code portfolio or links to any software you have developed.  We're also interested in other things you've created, books, art, design, even back to childhood.  Anything that shows a standing dedication to long term projects.


The Natural Capital Project is operationally housed in the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and is based at Stanford University.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, depending on experience and qualifications. be considered, applicants will provide a cover letter and resume. 


Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  All final candidates are subject to a background check.

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