Join The Team

Due to recent expansion, we are currently looking for new people to join HeiGIT. So if you are interested in joining our innovative and dynamic team, send us an up to date CV, certificates and references along with your application to stefan.gumbrich@heigit.org.

Lead: Geo Machine Learning for Good (Senior Spatial Data Science Expert)

Do you want to use your machine learning expertise for the benefit of society and the environment? Do you want to improve the availability and quality of geospatial data and further develop geoinformatics methods used for open, non-profit applications in the field of sustainability, mobility and humanitarian aid? That’s our mission, too! To strengthen our core competency in Machine Learning, esp. Deep Learning and Spatial Data Science, we are looking as soon as possible for a Lead: Geo Machine Learning for Good – Senior Spatial Data Science Expert (m, f, d), 100%, permanent position

Your tasks will lie in the cross-departmental further development and establishment of the increased use of advanced Machine Learning and Data Science methods in all groups and subject areas of HeiGIT gGmbH. These are intended to enhance or enable HeiGIT’s open, non-profit applications and new innovative data products for the benefit of society or the environment.

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Senior Science Manager

Do you want to use your management and research expertise for the benefit of society and the environment? Do you want to support HeiGIT to improve the availability and quality of geodata and to further develop geoinformatics methods that are used for open, non-profit applications in the areas of sustainability, mobility and humanitarian aid? This is our mission!

As a Senior Science Manager, your tasks lie in close cooperation with the existing management team in the cross-departmental further development, initiation and implementation of new research projects and activities in all groups and subject areas of the HeiGIT gGmbH. These should improve or enable the open, non-profit applications and new innovative geodata products of HeiGIT for the benefit of society or the environment.

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International Public Relations Manager

Do you want to work for the benefit of society and the environment? HeiGIT wants to improve the availability and quality of geospatial data and further develop geoinformation technologies used for open, non-profit applications in the field of sustainability, mobility and humanitarian aid. Help us to reach these goals with your know-how and experience in digital marketing, international outreach and science communication! HeiGIT gGmbH is a research-oriented, non-profit start-up with the goals of technology transfer and applied research in the field of geoinformatics, especially in areas such as humanitarian aid and other non-profit goals for the benefit of society and the environment. Application examples include humanitarian aid and disaster management, sustainable mobility or applications and data products to support sustainability and climate action. To strengthen our outreach and partner network and make sure organisations and people in need know about our capabilities and solutions and can make best use of it, we are looking for a Public Relations Manager as soon as possible.

Scientists, environmental and humanitarian aid organizations and activists, public authorities as well as tech influencers and citizen scientists or for example the OpenStreetMap community belong to the target groups of our communication. Therefore, partner communication strategy and management are significant to our success. Education on our products and the transportation of our spirit are key of our communication. This shall strengthen and expand our network and the usage of HeiGIT’s open, non-profit solutions and services for the benefit of society or the environment.

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Student Assistant (m/f/d) to Support the System Administration

Our team is currently looking for:

Student Assistant (m/f/d) to Support the System Administration

Your tasks will mainly be sitauted in the administration of servers and computers, as well as to develope a system-montoring further. Besides, the developement of deployment-processes, authorization management and tasks in software developement can be part of your work. The language will mostly be English, in exceptional cases German.

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Student Assistant (m/f/d) to Support the Big Spatial Data Analytics Teams

Our team is currently looking for:

Student Assistant (m/f/d) to Support the Big Spatial Data Analytics Teams

Your tasks will mainly be situated in the software development and the analysis of geoinformation (e.g. OSM). Moreover, software development with Webframeworks (Angular), REST APIs (LoopBack), the work with geo-databases or the analysis of OSM data will be part of your work. The language will mostly be English, in exceptional cases German.

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Student Assistant (m/f/d) for Assistance with the Development of the SketchMapTool

Our team is currently looking for:

Student Assistant (m/f/d) for Assistance with the Development of the SketchMapTool

Your tasks will be to support our team in the further development of the SketchMapTool. The tool is designed to support the collection of spatial data for disaster risk reduction, providing important information for local stakeholders, NGOs and decision makers. So if you would like to contribute to a better and more prepared society you are just right here – with our work we create freely accessible applications with a focus on humanitarian aid, research and non-profit. The tasks primarily consist of writing and maintaining Python code. As we are developing a web application, you will also write HTML, CSS and JavaScript with the aim of implementing new features or maintaining and improving existing features. The language will mostly be English, in exceptional cases German.

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Student Assistant (m/f/d) for Assistance with the Development of Websites and Web Map Applications

Our team is currently looking for:

Student Assistant (m/f/d) for Assistance with the Development of Websites and Web Map Applications

Your tasks will be to support the openrouteservice team in the further development of our website (openrouteservice.org) and our web client (maps.openrouteservice.org). The tasks primarily deal with software development using web frameworks (VueJS). Part of the tasks is dealing with git, npm, HTML, CSS and JavaScript with the aim of implementing new features or maintaining and improving existing features. With our work we create freely accessible applications with a focus on humanitarian aid, research and non-profit. The language will mostly be English, in exceptional cases German.

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