Working in the fast-growing area of open data, we build open source tools to drive transparency, accountability and re-use. Based on CKAN, we‘ve built the the official national data portals from the UK to Brazil, US to Australia and many others.
We’re looking for someone passionate about the technical challenges of building software that is used as the infrastructure for open data around the world, so come join our growing team to shape the future of the open data ecosystem!
- Python web frameworks (we use Pylons and Flask)
- PostgreSQL and SQLAlchemy
- Self motivated, self-starter, able to manage your own time
- Open source projects/contributions
- Front end skills, particularly in data-vis
- You’ve written an app using open data before
- Experience working in a distributed team
- Ability to communicate in German
How to applyEmail [email protected], with the subject line “Python Developer: CKAN”. Please include your CV and a link to your GitHub (or similar) profile.
Viderum is an open-data solutions provider spun out from the Open Knowledge Foundation, an internationally recognized non-profit working to open knowledge and see it used to empower and improve the lives of citizens around the world. We build tools, provide advice, implement projects, and develop communities in the area of open data: data which can be freely shared and used. Our mission is to make the world’s public data discoverable and accessible to everyone.
The last two years have seen rapid growth in our activities. Our hub is placed in Berlin, Germany but we also have team members in the United Kingdom and other countries.
Our solutions are built on top of CKAN, the world’s leading open source data portal platform – used by data.gov, data.gov.uk, the European Commission’s open data portal, and numerous national, regional and local portals from Austria to Brazil.