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Software Developer (m/f) for high-dimensional data applications

We are seeking to recruit at the earliest opportunity a Software Developer (m/f) for high-dimensional data applications as part of a dynamic and growing department. You will work initially on a 3 year fixed term contract at our facilities in Einbeck, Germany. Managing the deluge of scientific data generated in our day-to-day business requires excellent software development skills. You will contribute to the success of our greenhouse and field phenotyping applications to advance plant-breeding activities at KWS. You will have the opportunity to establish new software solutions for phenotyping applications, as well as interact and support our phenotyping colleagues on breeding stations worldwide. If you have studied computer or related sciences, and have an interest in scientific data management and analysis of high-dimensional data from phenotyping experiments, we would like you to consider this opportunity. We offer a pleasant working environment, competitive pay according to experience and the chance to work with highly motivated and qualified colleagues.

Your Tasks:
  • Establish and support the software infrastructure to enable high throughput phenotyping data analysis pipelines
  • Help optimize existing phenotyping software applications in terms of usability, performance and structure
  • Evaluate new and different software architectures for their suitability with respect to phenotyping data management
  • Support documentation and testing of phenotyping solutions and services
If you are interested, we would be pleased to receive your detailed application until 15. August 2017 quoting the job application number, to jobs@kws.com.
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Your profile:
  • University degree in a natural science or computer science
  • Proven professional experience of at least 3 years
  • Experience with software system architecture (SOA, grid computing, cloud, etc.)
  • Experience with agile (e.g. SCRUM) & DevOps principles
  • Good database programming skills (SQL, ODBC, stored procedures, etc.)
  • Experience in Linux and scripting languages (Python, Perl, Bash)
  • Knowledge in analysis of phenotypic data is of advantage
  • Curiosity about new software and technologies
  • Excellent team player and communication skills
  • Very good English language skills required, good German language skills desirable
KWS Services Deutschland GmbH
Human Resources, Arne Graf
P.O. 1463, 37555 Einbeck; Germany
Phone: ++49 5561 311-714
About KWS
KWS has been breeding crops for the moderate climatic zone for more than 160 years. The company is now one of the world’s leading seed producers. It has some 4,700 employees and a footprint touching more than 70 countries.
Further information please visit: www.kws.com/career

Closing date: 15.08.2017
Closing date: 15 August 2017 Published on academics.com on date 4 July 2017
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