Software Engineer (Frontend)

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:
Enrique, UX Designer
As a designer I talk with our students to understand how to improve Kiron Campus for them. I can see how we directly impact their lives.

Your opportunities and responsibilities at Kiron:

  • Be part of the EdTech Team and contribute to further developing our Kiron Campus – composed of a single-page application built using React
  • Collaborate with other team members from engineering, product and design, as well as with internal stakeholders, to craft clear, customized solutions to user needs
  • Be part of a culture of learning and optimization by analyzing workflows, establishing priorities, developing standards and leading sprints
  • Take ownership for the features you are building for the Kiron Platforms
  • Influence and advance the UI and UX design of our applications

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 experience working with JavaScript  (2+ years) and a strong familiarity  with modern frontend JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • You have a good understanding for 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 (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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We might be a non-profit, but our technology is cutting edge. We rely on open source technologies and contribute back where we can, and that’s a lot. Take a look at our stack here.
React JS