Scientific Software Developer
Scientific Software Developer
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One of our clients, an educational facility, is looking for a Scientific Software Developer for a permanent position based in Basel, Switzerland.
You will be working in a department that is the centre for scientific computing at our client and is one of the technological platforms for numerous institutions. The main mission of the department is to support scientists at our client's headquarters and other associated institutes in research domains with high computational demands. Current projects range from life sciences and medicine to physics, chemistry, economy and humanities.
In order to consolidate its team, our client is looking for a scientific software developer with experience in Web technologies to collaborate with researchers to develop scientific applications.
Your tasks & responsibilities
We are looking for a candidate with excellent collaborative skills and experience working in an academic environment. The scientific software developer will work closely in collaboration with researchers to design, implement, and maintain new and existing scientific applications. In particular, we expect the candidate to be proficient in developing web-based services. The scientific software developer will also be responsible to maintain and further develop the website of the facility, which includes a series of interactive services for users.
What you must have
Masters in computer sciences, computational life sciences, bioinformatics or equivalent
Advanced proficiency in the Python programming language
Strong experience of work in Linux environment
Experience in Back-End and Front-End applications development
Experience in Python backend frameworks (e.g. Django, Flask)
Experience in developing RESTful APIs
Experience in SQL databases, familiarity with NoSQL databases is a plus
Experience with version control systems (Git)
Ability to work well on a team and to collaborate and communicate effectively with the target users during the entire software development process
Capability to multi-task with accuracy and reliability and a demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Experience working in an academic/scientific environment
Fluent in English
Nice to Haves
Previous experience in development of production quality software
Experience in Continuous Integration/ Continuous Development
Experience in automated code testing
Experience in containers (Docker, Docker-compose, Kubernetes)
Familiarity with agile software development
Start date: ASAP
Work location: Basel
Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However, should you have any questions please contact Alexander Russell on +41 61 282 22 16, at www.linkedin.com/in/alex-russell-experis/ or via email