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CivicTech & Open Government Data

React Developer

€24k – €45k • No equity
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We are politik.ch, a Swiss civic-tech start-up dealing on open government data. As we are getting traction, we will hire a new team member – as soon as possible:

React Frontend Developer (f/m/*, 80%-100%)

Are you passionate about recent web developments and new technologies? Are you an open-data nerd? Are you interested in the mechanics of politics? As we share common values of diversity, we especially encourage women to apply for this position.

Your must-haves:

  • proven experience in React, HTML5 and CSS3 (and SCSS or LESS), and JavaScript, as well as REST
  • we expect you to have all capabilities in web development (basic understanding of PHP, HTML, CSS, Git), and a good knowledge of all basic concepts behind web architecture (HTTP, caching, DOM)
  • completed / well advanced education in computer science, programming, or applied informatics (university, technical college or similar) OR self-trained wizard with outstanding track record
  • independent working habits
  • very good command of English as our main working language

Your nice-to-haves:

  • solid experience of applied UX / UI
  • experience with D3.js, Webpack, and PHP/Symfony
  • mobile interfaces experience (iOS, Android), e.g. React native
  • German language skills are a plus, French and / or Italian language skills would be a super-plus

politik.ch is based on Symfony, React, and some more libraries. You will join a fully agile team of back-end / front-end developers. Our tool is a comprehensive, reliable, fast, and independent platform that collects and processes open government data focusing on politics.

You will be key in reaching these goals. Therefore we offer a competitive compensation based on your location, and additional benefits, depending on your needs and goals. We will work remotely but provide Zurich as our main hub. Your role could be performed part-time, with great flexibility, and we support flexible working arrangements.

Please send your application (CV, cover letter, track record of React.js / front-end projects) to Clemens Schuster, jobs@politik.ch. Don’t hesitate to call / text / WhatsApp at +41 76 540 52 88 to ask any questions.

politik.ch at a glance

CivicTech & Open Government Data

politik.ch focuses on Data Visualization, Open Data, All Democracies, and Civic Tech. Their company has offices in Zurich. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at https://politik.ch