Full Stack Web Developer (f/m/d) Research Software Engineer
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9.000 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.
We are looking for the Institute for the Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC) as soon as possible and limited up to 3 years for a
Full Stack Web Developer (f/m/d)
– Research Software Engineer –
The SCC is a central scientific institution of KIT in connection with tasks in research, teaching, and innovation and performs overarching services within KIT and for external parties.
The department Data Analytics, Access and Applications (D3A) is responsible for federated access methods for distributed storage and cloud services, the development and application of scalable tools for Data Analytics and Machine Learning, joint research and development with domain scientists, contributions to the European Open Science Cloud and the integration of research communities in the context of several EU projects.
As part of the DFG-funded project "Infrastructure for data-based learning in environmental science (ISABEL)", we are looking for reinforcement for the further development of a Virtual Research Environment for finding, processing and sharing hydrologically relevant data. The goal of this position is to prepare the web portal, and in particular the user interface, for productive operation.
The tasks include:
Enhancement and adaption of the front end to new geodata and tools
Development of an interface to access data and tools e.g. from Jupyter
Integration of a token system to access components without the web portal
Documentation and publication of project results
Diploma (University)/Master with a major in geoinformatics, computer science, software engineering or comparable
Experience with tools and methods for software testing
Strong interest in applications in the climate and environment research area
Proven experience in documentation, teamwork, and written and spoken English skills
Ideally practical experience with Linux systems and Docker
Practical experience with tools like GeoServer and Interfaces like Web Processing Services (WPS) is an advantage
The SCC offers you an exciting and varied job within an agile team as well as a wide range of training opportunities and flexible and family-friendly working time models. For more information about SCC as your new work home, please visit
We are looking forward to your application (Motivations letter / CV / Certificates)!
We offer you an attractive and modern workplace with access to the excellent equipment of the KIT, a varied work, a wide range of training opportunities, flexible working time models and a casino/cafeteria.
We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.
Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.
online until 31.08.2022 by using the vacancy number 522/2022 and the reference number 6 to Mr Meschar, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Human Resources, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany. For further information, please contact Dr. Jörg Meyer,
email@example.com, phone +49 721 608-24327.
You can find further information on the internet: www.kit.edu
KIT – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association