Full Stack Developer

Ignitia AB

Full Stack Developer
Looking for exciting challenges in a high-growth, high-impact market? Ignitia has a small team of dedicated scientists, developers and meteorologists that now wish to expand with a full-time remote (GMT-1h to GMT+2h) full stack developer whose main focus will be to build and maintain front-end products & features as well as back-end solutions powering the products and services.
The company Ignitia is an entrepreneur led business that offers critical decision support in West Africa. Based on several years of development and market traction, our science-based innovation is designed for the agriculture sector. We have developed a weather forecasting model for the tropics that is twice as accurate as existing models, allowing us to provide critical weather data and forecasts to farmers and agribusinesses through various channels such as mobile phones and web dashboards. Using our forecasts, small-scale farmers have the ability to double yields and incomes, reducing food insecurity and poverty for some of the poorest in the world.
To date we have reached over 1,500,000 farmers with our daily weather forecasts. Due to our pioneering position and proven track record we now offer the right person the opportunity to grow with the company.
The position Ignitia AB has a vacancy for a full-time full stack developer (estimated 50-50% balance between front-end and back-end work, varying over time) to work within the technical team while interfacing with the mobile marketing manager and other business units.
Main duties will include:
● Design, develop and maintain our front-end product portfolio and their associated back-ends including interfaces to various APIs. ● Identify opportunities to improve the existing products and create efficient and robust workflows in order to enhance both internal operations as well as end-user experience. ● Maintain and build various web interfaces (back-end as well as front-end) ● Track and analyze end-user product/feature usage in order to identify downstream/future development opportunities
In addition to having a university degree (at BSc or MSc level), we expect you to have the following experience and skills:
● 3+ years of working experience in software development ● In-depth understanding of the entire development process (design, development, deployment, operations and maintenance) ● Engineering mindset and great problem-solving abilities ● Comfortable with the Unix environment ● Back-end and front-end development skills ● Solid understanding of the following technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (including Vue.js), PHP (including Laravel), relational databases (including PostgreSQL), REST APIs
Beneficial skills include:
● Mobile app development experience ● Knowledge of GIS-related libraries/frameworks (Leaflet, PostGIS) ● Strong product sense and the ability to own large areas of product design and usability (UI/UX) ● Knowledge of other JavaScipt frameworks (React, Node.js) and Python (Flask, Django) ● Familiar with unit testing, TDD, design patterns and modern programming practices
In addition, you should:
● Work efficiently, valuing autonomy and getting things done, but also as part of a team ● Maintain focus under rapidly changing work tasks and under time pressure ● Be willing to learn and master new technologies and concepts ● Have a positive attitude ● Have good written and communication skills in English
Remuneration & terms of employment Salary commensurate with skills, expertise and experience. Other employment terms and conditions will be agreed during contracting phase.
Application Please email your CV and a cover letter to info at ignitia.se with the subject “Full Stack Developer”. Last date for applying is February 12, 2021.
Contact for questions: Daniel Salvador, Head of Systems Development, daniel.salvador@ignitia.se Andreas Vallgren, Chief Science Officer, andreas.vallgren@ignitia.se
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