Developer and Tech-Writer

Relief Applications is a young European-based organization serving the international humanitarian and development sectors. Founded in 2014, by an IT expert and an experienced humanitarian during the Red Cross response to the Haiyan (Yolanda) typhoon in the Philippines, we provide a variety of innovative services bridging humanitarian work and cutting-edge technology to disseminate new IT tools and significantly improve the efficiency of humanitarian organizations. Our clients include several United Nations organizations, Red Cross societies and NGOs such as Save the Children, Oxfam and many others.

At Relief Applications you will join a multinational team. You will be part of the innovation task force, imagining and creating cutting edge solutions to change how we help those affected by disasters.

You will be working and collaborating with each sector to bring innovative tools to life. The main responsibilities will be to participate in the development of innovative solutions for the humanitarian sector as well to help on writing the technical parts of the proposals.


· Degree in IT/Computer Science/Engineering


· 1-2 years


  • Motivated developer with a passion for humanitarian development

  • Write and edit technical proposals meeting bid requirements

  • Creating, analyzing, formulating, and describing a solution proposal

  • Participating in technology selection and supporting project management.

  • Establishing information requirements, using analytical methods, for organizations' information systems

  • Design of architectures that include software, websites, mobile applications and communication solutions

  • Analytical and systematical evaluation of the problems of workflow and planning to develop appropriate corrective action

  • Research of alternative solutions, coordinates the technical discussions, and socializes the recommendations based on project’s requirements

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • English is mandatory. Spanish and French desired but not essential

  • The person will be required to work at Madrid office at least 5 days per month


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Engineering, Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related field

  • Experience in the IT area

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of demonstrated project, internship and/or work experience in software solutioning including implementation experience through the full life cycle

  • Understanding of Database types, main cloud hosting solutions etc.

  • Strong analytical and writing skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

  • The ability of analyzing, formulating and describing tech solutions

How to apply?

Please send your CV and motivation letter to

Due to the nature of this position, only candidates legally eligible to work in the EU may apply

Due to the nature of this position, only candidates legally eligible to work in the EU/EEA may apply.

Relief Applications is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation.