The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI), an interdisciplinary and inter-professional network working to support evidence based, democratic environmental governance. Our work has contributed to over 120 news articles in the past year and been reported by the New York Times, the Washington Post, Politico, and CNN. Read the EDGI annual report to find more information about the work of our entire organization.

Here are some of the things you’ll do:

  • Code new features to streamline the Website Monitoring Analysts workflow and eventually allow EDGI partners to use the platform.
  • With the Website Monitoring Project Lead, manage the Scanner roadmap
  • Maintain the code repositories with an eye towards making them easy for new contributors
  • Work with the Project Lead and Website Monitoring Analysts to prioritize needs and issue and develop Scanner in a participatory fashion
  • Assist onboarding new contributors and help mentor junior developers
  • Facilitate and participate in group calls and conversations with subgroups, including volunteer analysts, developers, and partner organizations during business and off-peak hours across North American time zones
  • Ensure EDGI has a reliable process for deploying software updates and responding to emergency issues.
  • Advise and work collaboratively with EDGI’s steering committee, web-monitoring team and partner organizations on the release and future development of Scanner


  • Location:
    Remote or Boston
    This is a remote position.
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications

Our technical stack
Lots of Postgres, Ruby, Python, Javascript, React, and Ansible. (And a little bit of Node.js.)

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