Frontend Javascript Developer

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Kiron Open Higher Education gGmbH
Am Festungsgraben 1
10117 Berlin



Julia Mehr

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10117 Berlin
Frontend Javascript Developer


Frontend Javascript Developer

Start: October - Office: Berlin – fulltime

Kiron Open Higher Education (gGmbH) is a non-profit organization founded in 2015 with a mission to remove the barriers refugees face in accessing higher education. Through an innovative model of blended learning, Kiron offers tailor-made curricula of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) through renowned educational platforms like coursera and edx so that refugees can start studying, regardless of their asylum status. Courses are mostly provided in English, completely free of charge for the students and all accessible via our learning platform Kiron Campus.

Through strong partnerships with accredited universities worldwide, students have the opportunity to finish their program with a regular bachelor’s degree. Today, a team of 70 employees receives further support from about 400 volunteers worldwide and a competence pool consisting of experts from relevant fields, such as professors, psychologists and business specialists.

Your opportunities and responsibilities:

- Contribute to the mobile-first single page web applications being built.
- Responsibility for feature development in the Kiron Platforms.
- Work with the developer team and others to find simple, customized solutions to requests
- Take responsibility for the features and services you are building.

Your set of skills:

- You possess a strong background in JavaScript, in particular familiarity with modern frontend JavaScript frameworks such as Angular.js, Ember.js, or React.js
- You understand the architecture of a single page web application.
- You are familiar with a continuous development workflow.
- You are a team player and value open communication.
- Your English skills should be excellent, basic German is a plus.

Our offer:

- Be a part of highly committed, international and interdisciplinary team.
- An exciting technology stack, built using React, GraphQL, Laravel and PostgreSQL, as well as a number of stand-alone open source tools.
- The atmosphere of an innovative and fast-growing social startup with several stakeholders (refugees, corporations, NGOs, higher education and public sector institutions).
- Regular team building as well as representative events, mentoring, trainings and workshops.
- The opportunity to design the vision of Kiron through your own creative thinking and ambition.
- Flexible working hours (incl. Home Office) at our Berlin location.

Ready to join our mission? Apply now!

We are looking forward to your application via e-mail with the subject “FE + your name” including cover letter, CV and availability in English in a single PDF file until 19.09.2017 to:

Julia Mehr

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