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Reference number: 2020-332


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.

We are offering a Position as

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 possibility 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 programs
  • Exciting working environment on an attractive research campus with excellent infrastructure, located between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen
  • Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and private life
  • Limited for 1 years
  • 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). Depending on the applicant`s qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks, salary grade 10 TVöD-Bund

Forschungszentrum Jülich promotes equal opportunities and diversity in its employment relations.
We also welcome applications from disabled persons.