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Reference number: 2019-362


The Institute of Energy and Climate Research investigates modern energy conversion technologies within the framework of climate and environmental protection. The topics it covers in the energy sector range from photovoltaics and fuel cells, through nuclear fusion and nuclear safety research, right up to innovative coal and gas power plants as well as an overarching systems analysis.

Verstärken Sie diesen Bereich zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt als

Software Developer

Your Job:

  • Development of new features in an existing Open-Source Python Software Project: The Mission Support System, ( ) in the framework of a DFG project
  • Implementation of the full support of the OGCS WMS standard
  • Implementation of new features supporting flight planning in the graphical user interface in QT
  • Implementation of use-case specific test cases
  • Advance continuous integration efforts
  • Close cooperation and exchange with various developers and users
  • Opportunity to publish about development and usage in a peer-reviewed journal

Your Profile:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or in a related field, respectively a similar quailification
  • Advanced skills in Python
  • Familiarity with QT is desirable
  • Advanced skills in modern software development with an affinity for GUI design
  • Good communication skills in spoken and written English
  • Willingness to work in an international, interdisciplinary and distributed team

Our Offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a team of motivated scientists and technicians and with international partners
  • The possibility of creating new technological solutions
  • Promotion of professional development through participation in national and international conferences and through various training programmes
  • Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus with very good infrastructure, located in the middle of the triangle of cities Cologne-Düsseldorf-Aachen
  • Attractive flexitime arrangements and a wide range of options for reconciling work and family life
  • A job limited to 1 year
  • Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours
  • Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD)

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.

We also welcome applications from disabled persons.