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Junior Web Developer

We are a warm, positive and talented group of people with a big goal: to contribute to a better world through education.
We are looking for a Developer to help us achieve our goal.
 
About you

We’d like an organised and driven self-starter to support us with technology and web development and to build new functions for our services based on customer feedback.
 
The ideal candidate is a positive, flexible and a keen learner. S/he has solid knowledge of the fundamentals of web development, knows the value of good user experiences and appreciates all things tech.
 
About Lyfta

Lyfta makes awe-inspiring digital learning experiences to foster empathy and global understanding. Pupils love Lyfta because it’s the most exciting and engaging learning resource they’ve ever used. Teachers love Lyfta because it helps them satisfy numerous learning objectives while delivering rich, meaningful lessons… and it’s easy to use!
Please see our short video below to see an example of our work.
 
Job Description
 
Lyfta offers a positive and organised environment and we are looking for a developer to take charge of maintaining Lyfta's platform with the helpful guidance of a senior technologist.

Our main technologies are Ruby on Rails on the backend side and vanilla JavaScript on the frontend. Additional tech includes:

PostgreSQL
Heroku
Docker
Sass
Apache Cordova
iOS & Android
 

What we expect?

Passion towards education and technology
Hands-on attitude, willingness to learn new things
Experience using Git and Github
Previous experience developing Rails or Javascript from a school, work, open source or a hobby project
Fluent communication skills in written and spoken English
Education in software development or computer science is considered a plus
 
 
The Position 
The position is full-time, with a flexible start date, ideally sometime in October.
  
We will be receiving applications until October 15th, 2017. However, we will fill the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate so please apply soon!