Computer Scientist (f/m/d)

FIZ Karlsruhe - Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur (FIZ KA)

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure is an internationally leading provider of scientific information and services and a member of the Leibniz Association. Our mission is to provide science and industry with professional research and patent information and to develop innovative services in the area of scientific information infrastructure, e.g., research data management, knowledge graphs, and digital platforms. To this end, we conduct research projects of our own, collaborate with renowned universities and research associations, and participate in international networks. FIZ Karlsruhe is a non-profit GmbH and one of the large infrastructure institutions in Germany.

At our Berlin location, we create the information system zbMATH and products and services derived from it. In the coming years, zbMATH will be transformed into an Open Access platform. For the innovative and exciting tasks connected with this we are looking for a

Computer Scientist (f/m/d)

for our Berlin location the next possible date.

Job Description:

  • Cross-linking, visualization and integration of research results for zbMATH Open
  • Integration of zbMATH Open with external services
  • Development and dissemination of APIs, especially for the utilization of zbMATH data in collections of mathematical research data, other services, platforms and research projects
  • Development of derived services, e.g. integrated search functions and visualizations
  • Integration of external research results (notably of projects made possible by open zbMATH data)
  • Consolidation of project results

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Computer Scientist or Mathematician (diploma or master's degree), PhD desired
  • Very good overview of modern information technologies
  • Very good knowledge of mathematical research data desirable
  • Programming experience is required (Python, SQL)
  • Experience with development, maintenance and management of open source software and related development and management tools
  • Experience in project acquisition and creation of proposals is an advantage
  • Very good networking within the mathematical community desired, in particular good contacts to German and European mathematical research institutes desirable

We offer you the opportunity to play a creative role in a highly dynamic scientific and technical environment and to support and advance our innovative projects and developments in the best possible way. We offer varied, interesting tasks as well as performance-oriented career opportunities. We take both your family’s and our organization’s situation and work requirements into account by offering highly flexible working time models and the opportunity to work from home. FIZ Karlsruhe considers itself a family-friendly organization and practices equal opportunities. Since October 2016 we have been certified by the audit berufundfamilie (www.fiz-karlsruhe.de/jobs-karriere.html).

The position is paid according to the Collective Agreement for Public Employees (Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst, TVöD) and offered for an initial two-year term. Our goal, however, is a long-term cooperation. We particularly welcome applications from severely challenged persons with equal suitability. Data privacy information for applicants can be found here.

Please send your complete application documents by e-mail, quoting the reference number 09/2021, to

FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure

Human Resources

Mr. Rainer Kurz

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1

76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen