Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, is an internationally networked aquatic research institute within the ETH Domain (Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology). Eawag conducts research, education and expert consulting to achieve the dual goals of meeting direct human needs for water and maintaining the function and integrity of aquatic ecosystems.

For the newly created position, located in Kastanienbaum (Lucerne), we are looking as of October 2020 or by arrangement for a

Scientific Software Developer

The Department of Surface Waters Research and Management (SURF) uses and develops scientific software for data acquisition, analysis, operational numerical modelling and visualization. Data can be both internally collected or extracted from large open access database.

Your tasks include the maintenance and further development of existing scientific software and the development of new software tools for data acquisition, access to databases, data management, data visualization and operation of numerical models. You will also support the scientists from the Surf department and other Eawag departments in complying with good practice in the development and maintenance of own software. Cooperation with the IT department is ensured. The position is located in Kastanienbaum (Lucerne). However, part of the Surf department is located in Dübendorf (Zurich) and regular presence in Dübendorf is therefore expected.

Your profile

Your personality
You are a reliable, motivated, proactive and very independent thinking personality with good communication skills in German and English. You enjoy working in a team and feel comfortable in a multicultural environment.

Eawag offers a unique research and working environment and is committed to promoting equal opportunities for women and men and to support the compatibility of family and work. For more information about Eawag and our work conditions please consult www.eawag.ch and www.eawag.ch/en/aboutus/working/employment. You can expect a varied, exciting and responsible job in a dynamic and international environment. We furthermore offer a modern workplace and a pleasant working atmosphere.

In addition to your application, we like to ask you to provide a link to your github or a similar service and one of your projects.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr Carsten Schubert.

The application period ends on 31 August 2020. We look forward to receiving your complete application. Please send it through this webpage, any other way of applying will not be considered. A click on the button below will take you directly to the application form.

Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology