Our mission

Serving society
         through technology


societec is a software startup that strives to serve society through means of latest digital technology. We strive to improve collaboration with public entities to improve quality, accessibility, turn-around time, and ultimately trust in democracy using latest digital means.


These are typical challenges we set out to improve:

47%
-15pp

of citizens are satisfied with the digital offering of their local administration. This number fell by 15 percentage points from 2020 to 2021.

7 bn GBP

Added annual bureaucracy costs for UK exporters due to EU exit.

9x
higher

Residents’ likelihood​
satisfied with a public service to trust the government overall.

Who we are

We are a fast-growing startup for services and IT platforms with great locations in Berlin, Germany and Iași, Romania. We are always looking for talented new colleagues to have more impact on public services.

Berlin — Headquarters

Our current headquarters are located in Berlin Zehlendorf.

sources: google.com, Geobasis-DE/BKG

Iași — Development hub

Located in the North-East of Romania, Iași is known as the “cultural capital” of Romania. Our offices are currently located in Iași’s major Fab Lab: Fab Lab Iași.

Find out more about our founders here.

What we do

We have deep expertise with the digitization of public services …

Rethink digital processes​
– not just electrifying them

Create end-to-end user-centric experience – not just a data collection interface

Enable automation and AI support for internal administration ​– not just a workflow implementation


… and are developing a platform to deliver an outstanding user experience

Create re-usable services across public entities

Provide open APIs for enterprises to boost integration

Use available authentication and data providers to simplify interactions

Use latest automation and decision-support technology for administration

Utilize latest cloud and CI/CD technologies to maximize value

Why we are doing this

We believe a well digitized public sector will make a significant difference for everyone

Boosting equality

Well-designed services simplify and speed up access to benefits for vulnerable and less privileged populations and drive equality.

Boosting productivity

Well-designed interfaces and automated administrative processes reduce turn-around time, drives up quality, and efficiency for citizens, companies, and public entities.

Boosting democracy

Successful digitization efforts
boost public trust in  public institutions
and democracy in general – we all seem to be judging a book by its cover.

We want you

We are always looking for new colleagues with a passion for improving public services. We are looking forward to meeting you — in Berlin, Iași, or wherever you choose to work from in a hybrid setting.

What we offer

Personal development

We offer a clear development path for all colleagues. We use continuous feedback and actively provide support for your personal development. You determine your own pace. We see every colleague as a great person first.

Positive impact on public services

With us, you can influence highly relevant issues in the public sector. We strongly believe that good digital interfaces improve the lives of all citizens. They increase business productivity, and strengthen democracy.

Work-/Live-Balance

Are you looking for predictable working hours and/or opportunities to use your talents part-time? Then you’ve come to the right place! In our experience, collaboration with public entities is highly suited for part-time work.

Sustainable work and impact

We promote an inclusive and strengths-based corporate culture and leadership style. Diversity in all dimensions is a competitive advantage for us. Only a colourful team can produce a nuanced picture!

social impact — COURAGE foundation

We put our money where our mouth is. We support the COURAGE Foundation with 10% of our profits every year! Moreover, we promote the engagement of our employees in joint projects.


Whom we are looking for

We are always looking for new colleagues — kindly get in touch with us here — and see standing job offers below.

Consulting

Colleagues working on site with our clients to identify and align services and products, e.g., in design workshops, and support with strategic challenges.

Project manager

  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience in consulting / project management for digitization / technology projects, incl. management of teams, timelines, and deliverables — optimally for public entities.
  • Skills: Development of IT/digitization strategies with clients as well as categorization, assessment, alignment, and joint development of optimized digital business processes 
  • Qualifications: Masters degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in German and English.
  • Location: Hybrid work, i.e., regular (weekly) co-location with clients and team required to ensure optimal project outcomes — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Berlin.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Senior consultant

  • Experience: At least 3 years of experience in consulting work for digitization / technology projects — optimally for public entities.
  • Skills: Development of IT/digitization strategies with clients as well as categorization, assessment, alignment, and joint development of optimized digital business processes 
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in German and English.
  • Location: Hybrid work, i.e., regular (weekly) co-location with clients and team required to ensure optimal project outcomes — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Berlin.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Junior consultant

  • Experience: At least 1 years of work experience.
  • Skills: Interest in development of IT/digitization strategies with clients as well as optimization of digital business processes.
  • Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in German and English.
  • Location: Hybrid work, i.e., regular (weekly) co-location with clients and team required to ensure optimal project outcomes — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Berlin.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!


Digital engineer / Process designer

Colleagues collaborating usually remotely with clients and consultant to support with in-depth research, e.g., on best practice processes, or support clients in re-designing processes in collaboration with IT specialists. 

Senior digital engineer

  • Experience: At least 5 years of experience in desk research and process design / optimization — optimally for public entities as well as experience in leading desk research / process design teams.
  • Skills: Experience with desk research (web searches, press search, understand relevant laws and regulations, identify best practices from other European countries). Moreover, hands-on experience with process redesign activities, e.g., design-thinking methodologies and collaboration with IT implementation colleagues.
  • Technologies: Good command of modern web technologies (e.g. you are able to create a form with Google forms, or you can edit a wikipedia article).
  • Qualifications: Masters degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields .
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English and read/write German texts.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers and IT colleagues — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Digital engineer

  • Experience: At least 3 years of experience in desk research and/or process design / optimization — optimally for public entities as well as experience in leading desk research / process design teams.
  • Skills: Experience with desk research (web searches, press search, understand relevant laws and regulations, identify best practices from other European countries). Moreover, hands-on experience with process redesign activities, e.g., design-thinking methodologies and collaboration with IT implementation colleagues.
  • Technologies: Good command of modern web technologies (e.g. you are able to create a form with Google forms, or you can edit a wikipedia article).
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English and read/write German texts.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers and IT colleagues — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Digital analyst

  • Experience: At least 1 years of work experience.
  • Skills: Interest in desk research (web searches, press search, understand relevant laws and regulations, identify best practices from other European countries). Moreover, interest in hands-on experience with process redesign activities.
  • Technologies: Good command of modern web technologies (e.g. you are able to create a form with Google forms, or you can edit a wikipedia article).
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Economics, MINT, or similar fields .
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English and read/write German texts.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers and IT colleagues — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!


IT specialists

Masterminds behind our products and platforms that enable clients & colleagues to create simple and intuitive processes on our platform.

Automation specialist

  • Experience: At least 3 years of experience in process design and implementation in close collaboration with clients, digital engineers, and consultants in agile project-based settings.
  • Skills: Basic UX/UI design, process design and implementation using low-code platforms (e.g., Google AppSheet, AWS Amplify, MS PowerApps) as well as documentation and deployment / hand-over to public entities.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in MINT.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English, read/write German texts is a plus.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Senior Full Stack Developer / Tech lead

Lead the Software Development team from a technical perspective, design software architecture and contribute to adopt latest technologies required by the projects.

  • Experience: At least 8 years of experience in software development, in at least one major technology like .NET, Java, Python or other. Moreover, experience in working with Kubernetes, Docker and cloud environments like Azure and in software integration and software delivery. Experience in leading development team (3–4 persons). Experience working with Low Code platforms is nice to have.
  • Skills: Strong code writing and code review, strong knowledge of software architecture and design. Able to take decisions and to guide and coach more junior colleagues. Open to adopt and learn new technologies, such as Low Code platforms. Organised and structured person.
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Informatics or similar.
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English, read/write German texts is a plus.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

Low Code Developer

Colleague of Software Development Team, create high quality software solutions using low code platforms, collaborating with the consultants team or directly with the customer.

  • Experience: Experience in software development in roles like developer, business analyst or software tester, is important to have but not mandatory. Experience working with public sector is nice to have.
  • Skills: Basic knowledge of OOP, UML and/or SQL, basic knowledge of software design, previous experience working with Low Code platforms is a plus. Able to take decisions, customer oriented, able to guide and coach more junior colleagues, organised and structured. Willing to learn new technologies, such as Low Code platforms. 
  • Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Informatics, Business Informatics or similar
  • Languages: Ability to lead discussions in English, read/write German texts is a plus.
  • Location: Hybrid / Remote work, occasional co-location with other digital engineers — standing offer to use our facilities, e.g., in Iași.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send us an email at with your resume and the name of the job you want to apply for. Thank you!

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