Senior Software Developer (80-100%)

To strengthen our group IT development, we are looking for a

Senior Software Developer (80-100%)

Information on the position

Starting date: 01.07.2021 or negotiable

Contract: Permanent

Workplace: Géopolis on the campus of the University of Lausanne

Salary: According to the University of Lausanne salary scheme.

Job description

For this position, we are seeking an experienced software engineer with demonstrated software architecture, web development and infrastructure knowledge to join a dynamic IT team.

More specifically, your tasks will include:

  • Work on all phases of application development (conception, development, testing and bug fixing, deployment, maintenance).
  • Write architecture and design documents as well as technical specifications.
  • Research and be up to speed with the latest technology and trends.
  • Perform peer reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Share domain and technical expertise with other developers and teams.

The ideal candidate

  • Diploma or MSc in software engineering (university of applied sciences or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years of web software development experience.

Technical skills

  • Extensive experience in object-oriented design and development, with focus on web applications (Python preferred).
  • Experience with REST framework.
  • Practical experience with JavaScript frameworks (Angular2+ preferred).
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in database design.
  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes/OpenShift.
  • Experience with test driven development and continuous integration.
  • Ability to lead technical discussions and to propose improvements to the team’s practices.
  • Ability to capture business requirements and to translate them into specifications and designs.
  • Ability to manage the different phases of software development projects.
  • Additional experience in the following fields would be an asset: Agile methodologies (SCRUM), Flask, Typescript, HTML5, REST APIs, Microservices, S3, TDD/BDD, Data archiving.
  • English (written and spoken), German and French are a plus

Interpersonal skills

  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Proactive, autonomous, and self-motivated.
  • Team player: building and maintaining constructive and effective work relationships.
  • Learning and sharing knowledge: keeping up-to-date with developments in own field of expertise and readily absorbing new information; sharing knowledge and expertise freely and willingly with others; coaching junior developers.
  • Achieving results: delivering high quality work on time and fulfilling expectations.

Work environment

We offer you a position in a well-established and dynamic environment.

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Other benefits

  • Latest tech stack – Angular2+, Typescript, Python, Flask, REST APIs, OpenShift, Elasticsearch, Docker/Kubernetes, Microservices.
  • Agile methodologies and new working methods.
  • Support in learning and building your skills (attend conferences and trainings).
  • Friendly, stress less, environment.
  • Beautiful surroundings and quality infrastructure.
  • Wide activities for improving the health and well-being.
  • Generous retirement plan.
  • Flexible work schedule.

Please contact Mr Jon Murua, head of group IT development, if you have any questions:

Application deadline: 21.05.2021

We expect your full application (CV, diplomas, certificates and motivation letter), ideally in a single pdf. Please submit your application only at:> postes ouverts ou ici.