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AKTEK

 

Full-stack Developer - React.js, Node.js, Mongodb

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Ideal timezones: Europe / Middle East

Full-stack Developer - React.js, Node.js, Mongodb  


AKTEK

Ideal timezones: Europe / Middle East verified

mern stack

international development

security

counter-terrorism

mern stack

international development

security

counter-terrorism

Ideal timezones: Europe / Middle East10d
![](https://media.licdn.com/dms/image/C5622AQFBOnkQA9IG1w/feedshare-shrink_800/0?e=1571270400&v=beta&t=BlBsikOV_8B4rNhrs2Fr6HvATHXJZJywAnRUf6xStU8)\n**MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON DEVELOPMENT AND SECURITY ISSUES AROUND THE GLOBE**\n\n* Full-stack Developer\n* Location: Remote (anywhere), ideal European/Middle Eastern timezones\n* Travel opportunities in emerging markets, real social impact, truly purposeful work\n\n**DESIRED PROFILE**\n\nThe ideal candidate is a young, self-driven problem solver with a desire to contribute to building user-friendly software in an exciting, fast-growing startup environment focused on real-world social problems that really matter:\n* conflict prevention / management\n* security sector reform\n* counter violent extremism / counter-terrorism\n* international development\n* social impact monitoring & evaluation\n* corporate social responsibility, and more.\n\nWe are looking for a builder! A self-driven, pragmatic, resourceful individual with empathy towards our clients' realities in fragile contexts and a desire to make a positive difference in the world. **Is that you?**\n\n**ABOUT AKTEK**\n![](https://images.squarespace-cdn.com/content/5988633f6a4963b1c4fff7ff/1552661806823-Z2AL39NHZBQPT2E0QU1Z/logo2.png?content-type=image%2Fpng)\nAKTEK helps our clients make sense of fragile environments so they can better understand and mitigate their operational risks and achieve greater impact. β€œWarning” and β€œAlert” countries on the Fragile States Index make up 38% of the world’s economy and 83% of the population (World Bank, Fragile States Index). \n\nPublic and private organizations working in challenging environments need easy-to-use, collaborative tools to keep track of their operating context, holistically and in real-time. With the proper tools, they can take better decisions, maximize positive impact and reduce risk, and unlock economic, social and human capital for a better world.\n\nAKTEK is a London-based company that operates as a globally distributed team, serving clients in more than 20 countries around the world, helping (among other things): \n* Delegations of international organisations like the UN and others in North Africa to better understand the political economy of their operating environments via dynamic stakeholder mapping; \n* Coastguard forces in Somalia to combat piracy and land border armed forces in Lebanon to protect territory via bespoke information management and communication systems; \n* Governments and embassies in the Middle East to analyze public perceptions and fight extremism. \n* Fortune 500 companies and NGOs in Latin America navigate their changing operational contexts with big data fusion, both in enviornmental and socio-political terms.\n\nLearn more about our impact on our website: [https://www.aktek.io/impact](https://www.aktek.io/impact)\n\n# Responsibilities\n You will be working closely with the Chief Technology Officer and the rest of the development team following agile methodologies. This will involve directly contributing to FUSION's development, AKTEK's flagship software product, built on MERN stack using MongoDB, Docker and other technologies. Learn more about FUSION here: [https://www.aktek.io/software](https://www.aktek.io/software)\n\nFrom time to time, you will be asked to travel to client locations (Eastern Europe, East Africa, Middle East/North Africa, Latin America and more) to help install our product on client premises and support implementation (on-boarding, training, server management and more), a great way to vary the day-to-day and offer personal and professional growth opportunities! \n\n# Requirements\n* Academic background in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.\n* More than 1 year of experience as Full stack developer on the MERN Stack (MongoDB, ExpressJS, ReactJS, NodeJS).\n* More than 1 year of experience of administrating Linux (Ubuntu) servers.\n* Solid understand of basic Git principles.\n* Solid understanding of SQL and No-SQL Databases (MongoDB).\n* Comfortable working with back-end API and data integration such as GIS (ArcGIS), Salesforce, Google API, etc.\n* Strong command of English language, ability to work effectively and efficiently with remote teams.\n* Autonomous and interested in self-growth.\n* Willingness to travel from time to time for short-term assignments on client sites around the world.\n\nAdditional points for:\n* Native Arabic and/or French language skills.\n* Knowledge or willingness to learn and work with Python and Ruby on Rails (legacy instruments).\n* Communications skills with experience leading workshops or training sessions. \n\n#Salary\nCompetitive in developing markets with European-grade benefits\n \n\n#Location\n- Ideal timezones: Europe / Middle East

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