Fjelltopp is seeking to hire an experienced...

Front-end Developer


Job type: Between half and full time work

                (Depending on applicant's wishes)

Experience level: Middle or Senior 

Role: Front-end Developer

Start: As soon as possible

Industry: Public Health Technology

Company size: 8 people

Location: Remote

Timezone:  Berlin +/- 2 hours

Salary: $60k - $84k USD per year


Summary | We are looking to hire a mid or senior level front end web developer, with specific experience in React and Jinja2 templating, to begin work as soon as possible.  The role may be filled by someone looking for full time work, or someone looking for 50% or more part time work. The work will be focused upon our data harmonisation project for UNAIDS, The AIDS Data Repository and the HIV Tools Navigator 


Fjelltopp is on a mission to help harmonise the world’s health data | Better data means better decisions, which in our sector actually saves lives. We work with UN offices, NGOs and academia, especially in low and middle income countries such as: Malawi, Tanzania, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.  Our work includes, but is not limited to, supporting public health surveillance, maintenance and development of interactive data dashboards, and Extract-Transform-Load tools for data integration.   Working for Fjelltopp means: working on solutions that make a tangible difference where it most matters; no commute and flexible working hours; becoming part of a great team; opportunities to pursue what you are most interested in; potential to grow as the company grows. Find out more at our website or github.


How to Apply | The recruitment process will be conducted entirely online.  To submit your application please email a CV with references and a cover letter/email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state clearly in your cover letter the notice period you require to begin working with us and how you found out about the position.  Those who are successfully shortlisted will be invited to one or more online interviews where they will be able to meet our team.


Required Experience | The applicant must demonstrate two years or more of experience working with the following: 

  • Javascript ES6 and the React framework
  • Jinja2 templating
  • Design and implementation of professional user interfaces
  • Git version-controlled software development best practises
  • Fluent spoken and written English


The applicant should demonstrate that they are:

  • Motivated by the meaningful problems we solve.
  • Dependable and able to proactively deliver the agreed work remotely.
  • Confident, honest and constructive in their internal and external communication.
  • Curious to independently learn new technologies and pursue career development. 
  • Experienced in leveraging technology against frontend design & web development.


Desired Experience | Experience working with any of the following technologies will be a plus: NextJS; Python; Leaflet, Mapbox, Highcharts and D3 Javascript libraries; Flask, CKAN or Superset Python libraries; Linux; DHIS2; Open Data Kit; Jira.  Any of the following experience is also desirable:

  • Technical work within the health sector, especially public health
  • Data visualisation and statistical analysis 
  • Management of large heterogeneous datasets
  • Software project management
  • Business travel and client relationship management


Benefits | You'll be joining a great team with flexible working patterns making a real difference across the world.

  • $250 - $350 USD per day ($60k - $84k USD per year) depending on your experience
  • Bi-annual company retreats across Europe
  • Your own personal training and development budget
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from a co-working space, your home or anywhere you like.
  • Your own personal home office budget
  • Opportunity for travel (e.g. Tanzania, Côte D’Ivoire, South Africa, Madagascar,  USA …)


Employment Type | This work is offered internationally as a contract for a freelancer in a B2B format, with a one month probationary period. As such you will be required to arrange your own taxes, pension, equipment and workspace. We currently have consultants working from Poland, Finland and the UK. If you are UK based there is the option to be on an employment contract with PAYE. 


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion | Fjelltopp Ltd is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each company member to feel respected and able to give their best.  You can see our policy on this matter here


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