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For our location in Zeuthen we are seeking:
Computer Scientist for Software Development for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA)
Unlimited | Starting date: earliest possible | ID: APMA011/2022 | Deadline: 30.06.2022 | Full-time/Part-time
DESY, with more than 2700 employees at its two locations in Hamburg and Zeuthen, is one of the world's leading research centres. Its research focuses on decoding the structure and function of matter, from the smallest particles of the universe to the building blocks of life. In this way, DESY contributes to solving the major questions and urgent challenges facing science, society and industry. With its ultramodern research infrastructure, its interdisciplinary research platforms and its international networks, DESY offers a highly attractive working environment in the fields of science, technology and administration as well as for the education of highly qualified young scientists.
The IT group at the DESY site in Zeuthen near Berlin is responsible for the institute's IT infrastructure. In addition, the group also supports the projects of the scientific groups.
About your role:
Design and implement software modules for the CTA Configuration Database System
Participate in other CTA software activities of the institute
Participate in the whole life cycle of CTA Array Control and Data Acquisition software system development
Good reasons to join:
Look forward to a unique working environment on our international research campus. We attach particular importance to appreciative cooperation and the well-being of our DESY employees. Gender equality is an important aspect for us. To support work-life balance we offer flexible working hours, variable part-time and job-sharing. You will benefit from our family-friendly and collegial atmosphere, our established health management and occupational pension provision. As a publicly funded employer, we offer you a secure workplace and facilitate your individual career with our comprehensive training and development opportunities. Remuneration is according to the regulations of the TV-AVH. DESY offers its employees a financial supplement for a job ticket at both locations.
Completed scientific higher education in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or mathematics or equivalent knowledge
Good skills in Java and Python
Profound experience in database management systems (DBMS), especially in relational database management systems (RDBMS)
Profound experience in database design, development, performance optimisation of relational (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL databases (Apache Cassandra, MongoDB)
Advanced knowledge of API design patterns to create a modern API design
Expertise in using object relational mappers (ORMs)
DESY promotes equal opportunities and diversity. The professional development of women is very important to us and therefore we strongly encourage women to apply for the vacant position.
Applications from severely disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified.