Open Position Scientific Developer


The open position is for a scientific developer that will support the 
implementation and maintenance of high-impact research prototypes (see targeted to be viable to reach TRL-9. The 
position will give you the opportunity to delve into very diverse 
research projects ranging from federated queries, knowledge extraction 
and natural language processing over to data integration and fusion to 
benchmarking and question answering. You will work in a team of experts 
that have demonstrated the ability to develop innovative solutions to 
problems all around the Semantic Web. Interesting problems and inventive 
solutions will be your bread and butter. The approaches you devise can 
be credited as foundation for a PhD thesis. We are an equal opportunity 


Candidates should be well versed in the collaborative development and 
maintenance of large-scale projects in languages belonging primarily to 
the Java family. They must a very good understanding of

* Algorithms and data structures

* Development of distributed systems

* Continuous integration and testing

* Collaborative development tools (Git, SVN)

* Maven

Working knowledge in the following areas are a plus

* Computer networks

* Deployment on Linux systems (Ubuntu/Debian)

* Docker

* Messaging buses (e.g., RabbitMQ)


Successful candidates will be offered a salary of 100% TVL-13 contract 
(between 44K€ and 63.5K€ yearly depending on years of experience in an 
academic context) with a periodic increase. Upon the successful 
completion of a test phase, candidates will be offered extensible 


Please send your CV to with the subject 
line “Application for Scientific Developer Position” by April 30th, 
2016. Tips

* Add links to code you have written

* Scientific background helps

* Be ready for a fun interview and revise the basics

Kind Regards,


Axel Ngonga, Prof. Dr. rer. nat
Augustusplatz 10, Room P905
04109 Leipzig, Germany
Fon: +49(341)97-32362

Received on Tuesday, 4 April 2017 16:52:49 UTC