06.05.2024

Scientific Software Developer (f/m/d)

Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben

COUSIN (https://cousinproject.eu/) is a Horizon Europe project that aims to develop and implement a roadmap for the use of crop wild relatives (CWR) for breeding and agriculture. The IPK's Genebank Documentation research group, together with a group from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), is responsible for leading a work package to provide high quality data. This includes the development of the project data infrastructure and the connection to other information systems.

To strengthen the project team, we are looking for a

scientific software developer (f/m/d)

at the earliest possible date

Your tasks:

  • Collaboration in the establishment of the project data infrastructure using the Germinate system
  • Collection and implementation of use cases
  • Testing, error analysis and performance tuning
  • Supporting the project partners with data collection and provision

Your qualifications and skills:

  • You have a Master’s degree in computer science or an equivalent qualification or alternatively have professional experience in a scientific environment.
  • You have experience in the development of web applications.
  • You have experience in relational database development and data integration.
  • You have experience in supporting users.
  • You have a very good command of written and spoken English.

You fit to us:

  • if you have technical understanding and logical thinking skills.
  • if you are a team player, determined and open to new challenges.
  • if you are precise and reliable.
  • if responsible and independent work is a matter of course for you.

We offer you:

  • an international, interdisciplinary working environment at the interface between life sciences and computer science.
  • the possibility to work on a large project in a friendly and familiar atmosphere.
  • a full-time position limited to four years, maximum until 31.12.2028
  • a salary in accordance with the German TV-L pay scale up to pay group E13.

If you need further information, please contact Dr. Stephan Weise (weise(at)ipk-gatersleben.de).

What you need to know:

For us, your qualifications and strengths count. Therefore, everyone – independent from gender, origin, age or possible disability – is welcome. The IPK is striving to increase the proportion of women in sectors where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages qualified women to apply. As an institution which has been awarded the Certificate for Career and Family (“berufundfamilie”), we offer family-friendly working conditions and flexible working hours. The IPK has set a goal to employ more people with disabilities. Qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference.

Your application:

We look forward to receiving your complete application (letter of motivation, CV, certificates) as a single PDF document until 31.05.2024 via online-application (https://www.ipk-gatersleben.de/en/career/job-offers/). If you have questions or require more information, please contact Kerstin Schweigert (jobs(at)ipk-gatersleben.de). Please indicate the reference number 31/04/24 in your correspondence. Please note that incomplete application documents cannot be considered. Foreign qualifications must carry out an equivalence test in Germany, which is subject to a fee. This must be presented in the event of later hiring: https://zab.kmk.org/en/statement-comparability