Open position: Software developer at ICOS Carbon Portal @ Lund University

20 April 2018

ICOS Carbon Portal at Lund University is looking for you: a creative developer with interest or experience in advanced semantic web development, making use of open linked data, triple stores and ontologies; experience with Java and Scala is highly recommended. You will also work on integration of documentation and help texts of the services on our website, gathering feedback from our internal and external users of the services and translating user needs and issues into development requirements.

You will be part of our team of currently 5 other developers and 4 (data) scientists, working on the joint ICOS Carbon Portal open source codebase.

You have a professional or academic degree and preferably several years of programming experience. You like to interact with users, and have proven skills in writing user documentation and help texts, as well as proficient mastery of the English language. We also would like to see documented experience in several of the following list of relevant technologies, skills and tools: unit testing, modern HTML and CSS, Gulp, HTTP protocol, Bash scripting, Linux administration, public key cryptography, maps and GIS, Python, PHP, SQL, working with scientific data, binary data formats.

Experience in ontologies, RDF, OWL, SparQL and tools like Protégé and MongoDB is highly recommended. Affinity for environmental and climate research, and a strong interest in exploration and analysis of complex datasets through interactive visualisations are recommended.

The initial offer of the position is fixed-term for two years. 

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.