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We offer the following position:

  • Junior Software Developer

To strengthen our IT team, we are looking for a Junior Software Developer. Are you an enthusiastic, talented and motivated junior software developer, at ease with the latest web technologies and OOP? Are you willing to take a role in the design and implementation of the next generation of web applications and infrastructures to be used by the social science research community? Are you willing to learn new technologies and more about the social science domain? Then join FORS IT group and take part in one of the most incredible social science developments.

Job Description

  • Work on all phases of application development (conception, development, testing and bug fixing, deployment, maintenance and documentation)
  • Help to maintain our existing software by providing bug fixes
  • Participate in testing process through writing test cases, unit tests and bug fixes
  • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Support in the creation and maintenance of documentation
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings and sprint planning


  • University degree in Software Engineering or equivalent
  • Around 2 years of web software development experience
  • Very good understanding of object oriented software development
  • Good understanding of relational databases (e.g. MySQL)
  • Experience in UI development (e.g. JavaScript, JQuery, Angular, HTML5)
  • Familiarity with version control concepts
  • English and French or German spoken and written

Experience with Python/Django, Angular, HTML5, Bootstrap and Git will be considered as an asset

Interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented
  • Well organized, good communication and reporting skills
  • Ability to learn fast and work on several projects at the same time

If you need more information, please contact : Bojana Tasic, Head of IT group

If you are interested, please submit your complete file with detailed cv and motivation letter until February 28, 2017 via the UNIL website.