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Digitalisation Specialist (Internship)




July 25, 2024

About the organization


Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE)

Organization type

Social Impact Organization

In A Nutshell


Hybrid Basel, Switzerland

Job Type


Experience Level


Visa Sponsorship

Not Available

Deadline to apply

July 25, 2024

Support the software development activities of Your Virtual Cold Chain Assistant (Your VCCA), one of BASE’s flagship projects with this six-month internship.


  • Manage communications with the software company related to open-source release.
  • Optimise Coldtivate modules focusing on database queries and deployment structure.
  • Support the team in implementing software development best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Coordinate with Your VCCA data team to support monitoring and reporting efforts.
  • Engage in conversations with multiple stakeholders interested in adopting the solution and contribute to the design of an incubator programme to facilitate the app handover to other organisations.


  • An MSc. in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent qualification.
  • At least one year of professional experience in working hands-on on software development projects.
  • Experience with app development pipelines, including strong technical skill set in SQL,
    Python, Git, and Docker, and familiarity with Django and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies and interest in project management and coordination.
  • Previous experience with Java, geospatial data, and implementing applications in Google
    Earth Engine is an asset.
  • Enthusiasm for climate change-related projects and interest to understand Your VCCA vision and stakeholder needs.
  • Great communication skills.
  • Full working proficiency in English.

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