FULLSTACK ENGINEER FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (Frontend heavy)
Are you ready to build technical solutions that enable individuals to take action and help eliminate global social injustices?
WHO WE ARE:
Our vision is to empower people through innovative technologies to take action and help eliminate global social injustices. We are Spring ACT – Action. Compassion. Technology. – an award-winning, Swiss-based global non-profit organisation run by a dedicated and diverse team and based on our values of empowerment, curiosity, courage, inclusiveness, impact, integrity, compassion, and fun (read more). We developed “Sophia” – the global chatbot assisting people impacted by domestic violence to gather potential evidence and seek help in every country in the world:www.springact.org
We are looking for you to join our international team and help amplify our voices to ensure that people everywhere have the tools needed to help end global injustices. Together we can make a real difference and create true global impact.
>> THIS IS WHERE YOU COME IN!
You will create the technical foundation to bring Spring ACT’s new projects to life, and add exciting new features and important improvements to our existing projects by:
Frontend Development Leadership: Lead and innovate in frontend development, ensuring high-quality, user-friendly interfaces. Lead Frontend developer volunteers to make a great impact in building products for the organisation.
Fullstack Proficiency: Contribute across the full software stack, with a strong emphasis on frontend technologies, while maintaining capability in backend development.
Agile Development: Work in an agile environment, rapidly iterating and deploying new features and improvements.
Impactful Collaboration: Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and backend developers to build impactful products.
Technical Excellence and Innovation: Drive technical projects with a focus on scalability, performance, and security, keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies.
Quality Assurance: Champion coding standards, unit testing, and code reviews to ensure high-quality, maintainable code
You want to take action and help empower others, practice integrity and compassion in your daily actions and have a curious mind that likes to learn.
You enjoy working in a start-up fast-paced setting.
You enjoy working in a dedicated and multi-cultural team of volunteers across different countries.
You have a self-starting work ethic.
4+ years of experience in fullstack dev.
Experience/proficiency in: building robust web applications with Reactjs (Preferably Nextjs), React Query, TypeScript, Graphql and visualisation libraries.
Understanding code testability, building pipelines, docker and CI/CD
Comfortable working in Git and following the git-flow methodology.
Comfortable with ORMs such as Prisma.
Experience with React Native is beneficial but not required.
Familiarity with Cloud computing is advantageous but not mandatory
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US:
Join a highly motivated team of like-minded individuals from around the world.
Help implement impactful new technologies assisting survivors of domestic violence and people in vulnerable situations, as well as empowering people to take action more broadly.
Get the opportunity to work on a crucial part of our young and fast growing organisation.
Flexible working hours, from the location of your choice.
Join a value-based organisation striving to make a real impact.
Meaningful and impactful work.
This is a remote position (outside of Europe) and the percentage (50% – 100%) can be adapted according to the needs of the successful candidate. We are offering a freelance contract. Compensation is offered in accordance to the successful candidate’s qualifications and national salary standards of where they are based, as we are recruiting outside of Switzerland.
If you are an experienced professional with a track record in full-stack and a passion for social justice, join us in ending global social injustices! Apply now and be a key player in our impactful journey.
→ Please send us a short email with your CV and why you want to join us to Simon Sundaraj-Kuhn (he/him): recruitment[at]springact.org
As an equal opportunity employer, the Spring ACT values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon their race, traits historically associated with race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, pregnancy or related medical conditions, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics.