On November 1, 2018

Front-End Developer

About 1science

1science facilitates scientific discovery and innovation and helps individuals and organizations to conveniently account for and disseminate the research of their interest. Our cutting-edge specialized discovery engine, 1findr, helps students, researchers, librarians and analysts quickly find and start using relevant scientific papers regardless of their place of publication, language or field. 1foldr Hub facilitates the creation of personal, organizational and thematic self-maintaining repositories.

If you’re passionate, driven by excellence and a team player, we’d love for you to be part of our team!

What we are looking for

You love designing user interfaces and are passionate about solving complex problems using well-developed code. You have extensive expertise in developing front-end applications plus the necessary back-end knowledge to apply your work to the system. You like good design and pay attention to details. You love to be part of a dynamic group of team-players, but can also work autonomously.

Work description

You will be taking part in developing the interface for our products, particularly our leading product, 1findr, a search engine that can be used not only to find relevant scientific papers, but also to analyze and visualize search results in an innovative manner. The application is written with React-Reduce and interacts with our API RESTful and back-end services in Python. You will be creating components in React, writing CSS style sheets and implementing integration tests to support what you develop. You will actively participate in designing and creating prototypes for new functions. You may even want to join our house ping pong team during breaks!


  • BA in software development or similar degree
  • 3 years’ experience in software development
  • JavaScript (ES6 et plus) and its development ecosystem (NPM, Webpack)
  • Front-end development
  • Style languages (CSS, SASS or LESS) and responsive/mobile-first integration
  • Communication and drafting of documentation
  • Autonomous and resourceful


  • Interest in UI/UX design
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Experience with Django
  • Interest in scientific and academic research
  • Experience working for a start-up or small company


If you are passionate about software development and want to join a dynamic company, please send your resume to

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