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.

Software Engineer OSM Routing Services

You genuinely enjoy developing open source Geoinformation Services used by thousands on a daily basis? You are a highly motivated Java Backend Developer and algorithm designer? And you love using and enhancing OpenStreetMap for high-performance GI services for global coverage? Then we actually might have a suitable and interesting job for you.

HeiGIT gGmbH is a non-profit start-up aiming at technology transfer and applied research in the area of geoinformatics, especially in areas such as humanitarian aid or other non-profit goals for the benefit of society and the environment. To this end, we are looking for a motivated and experienced Software Engineer in the field of OSM Routing Services (Java Backend).

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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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