This is a full-time position based in Germany. We are a digital-first organisation and support mobile and flexible working.
Join the cross-functional team that is bringing ResearchGate onto the mobile devices of millions of scientists around the world. The job of a scientist is much more than being in a lab. It’s about connecting to peers, discovering new research, answering questions in the community and much more. Many of these use cases can be satisfied on the go, enabling researchers to do even more with their time. We’ve already successfully launched an iOS app to hundreds of thousands of researchers but now it’s time to launch to Android and scale to millions!
Where your expertise is needed
- You’ll write high quality React Native code
- You’ll work within our new cross-functional mobile team to build new exciting features that bring the best user experience into the hands of our mobile users
What we’re looking for
- Knowledge of state management (Redux)
- Familiarity with native build tools, like XCode or Gradle (Android Studio or IntelliJ)
- A positive mindset and can-do attitude
- You’ve got exceptional English communication and interpersonal skills
- You work well within a team environment and enjoy working remotely and at the office with your colleagues
- It’s a big plus if you have experience with Typescript, GraphQL and/or a testing framework
What you can expect from us
Work with impact. At ResearchGate, your input can help over 20 million scientists and researchers to solve global challenges. Whether studying the first moments of our universe or tracking global warming, our users are making a real difference.
Be yourself, safely. At ResearchGate, we put people first. An open feedback culture, flexible work policies, regular salary reviews, an established career framework, dedicated budgets for learning & team celebrations, explicit mental health support and respect for your personal time create an environment in which you can do your best work and still enjoy life.
Grow at work. You’ll join an environment where your personal development is critical to us. In regular 1:1s & quarterly feedback talks, you and your manager will identify possible paths for you to grow, plan the actionable steps forward and agree on the right amount of guidance needed to reach your goals.
Have ownership. As part of the Mobile team, you’ll be able to invigorate and expand ResearchGate’s mobile presence. You’ll contribute to, and eventually own, initiatives that will shape the future of the company. Your thinking, your feedback and your execution will be key to our success.
ResearchGate was founded in 2008 by three friends who believed it was possible to connect all of the world’s scientists.
By 2015, four complete rounds of financing had fueled ResearchGate’s growth and investors included Benchmark Capital, Founders Fund, Bill Gates, Tenaya Capital, Goldman Sachs, Wellcome Trust, and Four Rivers Group.
Today, 20 million members connect on the network, collaborate, and share their research. They report on their research as it happens and get feedback to make progress faster, post questions and answers, and find new jobs that fit their interest and research profiles.
At ResearchGate, we are a bunch of pragmatic optimists from all around the world and from many different backgrounds. Together, we focus on taking the web back to its original mission and changing the way scientists communicate for the better, created by scientists to foster scientific collaboration and drive progress for a better world.
Our goal is to connect the world of science and make research open to all.
Our hiring process is transparent and uncomplicated. We are very aware that interview processes are a taxing phase in your life and respect your time and effort. We aim to have “just enough” process to ensure that we all can make an informed decision if it’s a mutual fit for both of us.
If you feel at any time we could do better or require accommodations for a better candidate experience, please let us know and we will fix it. Your feedback is welcomed and appreciated.
This is a full-time position based in Germany. We are a digital-first organisation and support mobile and flexible working. Visa assistance is available.
ResearchGate is the professional network for scientists and researchers. Over 20 million members from all over the world use it to share, discover, and discuss research. We're guided by our mission to connect the world of science and make research open to all.