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Web Programmer position for 3 years (f/m/d)

The MARUM - Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen, is offering (under the condition of the final project decision)
A Technical-Scientific Associate position limited to 3 years until 31 October 2022 up to 13 TV-L / full-time position within the EU project NEANIAS

The Seafloor Imaging Group at the Department of Geosciences / MARUM carries out various hydro-acoustic surveys and the evaluation of these data within the framework of geomarine scientific investigations. Moreover, the group is actively involved in various national, EU-wide and international hydroacoustics projects.
The position is tied to the EU Horizon2020 project NEANIAS, which aims to implement new European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) services for emerging atmosphere, underwater and space challenges. Our project contributes to one of three services for underwater which will be publicly accessible through a digital hub of the EOSC. The service will allow cloud based post-processing of bathymetric data and the generation of digital maps from the seafloor and is based on the open source tool MBSystem.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (1) establishing MBSystem within a cloud based environment of Jupyter Notebooks (2) Programming data access via remote and/or upload interfaces to the cloud. (3) Aid to define interfaces between the nine different services provided within NEANIAS and the main interface to the EOSC hub. (4) Build up a GIS server test-environment for product and workflow show cases.
An initial skill adaptation training with respect to workflows in hydro-acoustics and the programming environment of MBSystem will be given in advance.

We look for a candidate who enjoys working within a scientific, interdisciplinary context.

We seek candidates with:

  • Master or Diploma degree in computer sciences or comparable qualification acquired through professional experience within web development.
  • Strong programming skills and experiences in web programming (PHP, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Phyton, Julia, Scala, R, C++, C#/.Net, HTML/CSS).
  • Solid knowledge in software- and database-architecture as well as interface programming (REST, JSON) for databases.
  • Experiences in the field of geographical information systems would be an advantage.
  • Thorough knowledge of English (CEF B2), written and spoken
  • Ability to work in a team, with high interpersonal skills and assertiveness

As the University of Bremen intends to increase the proportion of female employees in science, women are particularly encouraged to apply. In case of equal personal aptitudes and qualification, priority will be given to disabled persons. Applications are welcomed from people with a migration background.

Applications should be sent with the reference number A285/19 by 3 December 2019 to

Universität Bremen
Paul Wintersteller
Klagenfurter Str. 4 Raum 1230 Geo-Gebäude
D-28359 Bremen

or by E-Mail to pwinterstellerprotect me ?!marumprotect me ?!.de (unencrypted)


Created on 17.10.19 by Alexandra Gutherz