GoPlanet is a KTH startup that improves the travel sustainability of big companies and individuals. Our mobile app enables users to track their sustainability performance (including plastic usage, carbon emission, food waste, support of local economy, and culture) during travel, visualize them, compare them to others, and enjoy deals and coupons on sustainable products. Users can also participate in simple and fun challenges to become more sustainable and responsible traveler and get tangible measures of collective impacts of these simple contributions to the planet and human culture. For businesses, GoPlanet enables inter-department challenges to engage employees in making a better sustainability figure of the company.
We are looking for a strong full-stack mobile app developer who welcomes both engineering and maintenance tasks. The primary focus will be to implement new user interfaces and features together with automated unit and integration tests. You will be working with our collaborative team, where your knowledge and advice about application architecture and the newest mobile technologies will be highly appreciated. The code you write will need to be cleanly organized and of the highest quality.
Equity: Our most valuable resource
Flexible working hours and place: you can organize your time and work whenever and wherever you prefer.
Personal development and intellectual growth: You will collaborate with bright minds from KTH and the University of California at Berkeley, working on cutting-edge technologies in working with big international companies. Such close interactions will enhance your skills and improve your network.
Impactful work: You will be among the first with real contributions to the Sustainable Travel Industry and help our mother planet and human culture. Our work brings awareness to travelers and shapes more sustainable travel habits.
Skills & Requirements
Proven experience as a full-stack developer or similar role
Experience developing desktop and mobile applications
Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Great attention to detail
Proficiency in English
About the company
GoPlanet is a recently formed startup at KTH that focuses on sustainable tourism. We provide a service for travelers to log their footprints in their travels and encourage users to take part in challenges designed to shape better habits. We have started to develop our service and we are planning to prepare our MVP design by beginning of 2020.
Our mission is to create awareness in travelers and we envision to become the main platform to log sustainability measures and run challenges to promote sustainable travelers.