Software Engineer (Backend)

Employment type:
Full time

We are looking for passionate and talented people to join us! Our team of Kironistas is international, digitally savvy, agile, collaborative and fun. With offices across Germany, Jordan, and Lebanon, we are education experts, techies, designers, project managers, communicators, grant writers, researchers, innovators and dedicated to our mission of making high-quality education accessible to underserved communities.

Meet your future colleagues:
Flora Kwong, Chief Operating Officer
Kiron as an employer offers such great flexibility, support and trust in its employees. I'm truly happy to have joined this family.

Your opportunities and responsibilities at Kiron:

  • Work with our EdTech team to introduce technical innovations and lightweight solutions that provide a stable and secure infrastructure for the entire organisation
  • Contribute to our mobile-first single page web application that gives access to higher education for refugees
  • Be part of a culture of learning and optimization by analyzing workflows, establishing priorities, developing standards and leading sprints
  • Take responsibility for the features and services you are building

Your set of skills:

  • You share our vision of free and democratic access to higher education for refugees and disadvantaged communities worldwide
  • You possess a strong background in PHP and a familiarity with modern frontend javascript frameworks. We currently use React, GraphQL and Laravel PHP
  • You have experience working with 3rd party open-source tools which integrate into a custom stack
  • You are experienced with continuous integration and deployment and cloud architecture
  • You are familiar with the services and structures of the public cloud and container management (AWS is a plus)
  • You are fluent in English, German is a plus

Our offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a fun, dynamic, international, interdisciplinary, and highly committed team
  • The chance to shape a fast-growing social startup with your initiative and creative input
  • A (mostly) bleeding-edge tech stack, using React, GraphQL, Laravel, and PostgreSQL, containerized, orchestrated by Kubernetes
  • 30 days vacation policy
  • Flexible working hours and a generous home office policy
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Ready to join our mission?

For more information, please contact:
Camila Sarmanho
HR Manager
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