Open positions

Senior Software Engineer (80-100%)
Are you an enthusiastic, talented and experienced software engineer, 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 different research communities and to learn about social science and other research domains? 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).
  • Consultancy, assistance, support and advice to end users.
  • Write architecture and design documents as well as technical specifications.
  • Perform peer reviews of solution designs and related code.
  • Share domain and technical expertise with other developers and teams.
  • Represent FORS in international projects and contribute to them.

Qualifications

  • Diploma or MSc in software engineering (university of applied sciences or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years of web software development experience.
  • Extensive experience in object-oriented design and development, with focus on web applications.
  • Proven experience in Python.
  • Practical experience with Javascript frameworks (Angular2+ preferred).
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in database design.
  • Ability to collect needs of users and to manage different phases of a software development.
  • Ability to work with users and co-developers to understand and improve development practices.
  • English and French or German, spoken and written.

Additional experience in following fields would be an asset: Agile methodologies (SCRUM), Django, Typescript, HTML5, REST APIs, Microservices, Docker/Kubernetes, MySQL, TDD/BDD, Data archiving

Interpersonal skills

  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Proactive, autonomous, and self-motivated
  • Working in team: 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.


Start date: by agreement

For more information you may also contact he head of group IT, Ms Bojana Tasic : Bojana.Tasic@fors.unil.ch

Please submit your application in English (CV including monthly details, copies of degrees, motivation letter). Only candidates who meet minimum requirements and submit all required documentation will be considered not later than December 11th, 2018 to the following address:

www.unil.ch/emplois –> Administratifs et techniques

Junior Software Developer (80-100%)

Junior Software Developer (80-100%)

Are you an enthusiastic, talented software engineer, 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 used by different research communities? Then join FORS IT group and take part in one of the most incredible research infrastructure developments.

Job Description

  • Work on all phases of application development (conception, development, testing and bug fixing, deployment, maintenance and documentation).
  • 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

Qualifications

  • University degree in Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of web software development experience.
  • Very good understanding of OO software development.
  • Good understanding of relational databases.
  • Experience in UI development for the web (JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML5).
  • English and French or German, spoken and written.

Experience with Agile methodologies, Python/Django, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React) 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 to work on several projects at the same time.

Start date : By agreement.

For more information you may also contact

The head of group IT, Ms Bojana Tasic :
Bojana.Tasic@fors.unil.ch

Please submit your application in English (CV including monthly details, copies of degrees,
motivation letter). Only candidates who meet minimum requirements and submit all required documentation will be considered not later than December 11th, 2018 to the following address: www.unil.ch/emplois –> Administratifs et techniques.