​ UI/Front End Web Developer

Moonshot CVE

London, UK

Moonshot CVE is looking for a front end web developer to meet growing technical requirements and contribute to the ongoing development of in-house data harvesting, mining, analysis and reporting software. Ideal candidates will have a proven track record of creative problem solving as well as writing, maintaining and delivering excellent code for dynamic environments

Requirements

  • Strong fluency in JavaScript/HTML/CSS and comfortable leading design
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue.JS, Angular)
  • JavaScript Charts or 3D.js based charting libraries
  • Ability to produce high quality work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and support colleagues
  • A commitment to Moonshot CVE’s mission and ethos
  • A desire to learn about violent extremism and different methods for countering it
  • Ability to communicate technical information to staff without technical expertise

In addition, we require, and will check on candidates eligibility to work in the UK.

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with server-side languages (PHP, Python, Go)
  • Familiarity with server-side web development frameworks (Laravel, Django)
  • Experience deploying software applications in Linux environments
  • Experience of data gathering through the use of external APIs and web scraping techniques
  • Experience using Git
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Familiarity with statistics, data mining and machine learning techniques
  • Google AdWords, Paid Search or Online Marketing
  • Language skills (Arabic, French and German particularly relevant)
  • Experience working with a startup
  • Experience working within an environment where security consciousness and risk management are part of the organisational culture

Benefits package:

  • Individually-tailored training and skills development package
  • 30 days paid leave per annum
  • Private healthcare package, including coverage for partners and children
  • Generous maternity and paternity package
  • Brand new kit
  • Central London location
  • Workplace diversity

Application Process: To apply for this role please email a CV and cover letter to Danny Sloan, at danny@moonshotcve.com.

About Moonshot CVE

Moonshot CVE is a fast growing start-up which specialises in countering violent extremism (CVE). We use data-driven techniques to ensure our clients respond to violent extremism effectively. Our work ranges from software development and digital capacity building, to leading global counter-messaging campaigns. Having grown substantially in the past two years Moonshot CVE now looking to expand its in-house software development team to help take the company to the next level.

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