Full-Stack Software Engineer

£6685.26 - £9546.11 per month
22 Jun 2017
20 Jul 2017
CERN European
Other, Scientific, Systems
Job Type
As INSPIRE full-stack software engineer in the Open Access section you will:

  • Manage project-wide requirements in collaboration with the product manager, articulating technical solutions, and setting priorities also in partnership with other senior team members.
  • Oversee system design and architecture changes for new and existing service features.
  • Take responsibility for the entire development cycle of new features: from writing specifications, prototyping and testing, through deployment in production, both orchestrating others' contribution and directly contributing code.
  • Lead and coach junior software engineers to deliver and integrate specific INSPIRE components.

Qualification required

Master's degree in the field of Software engineering, or equivalent.

The experience required for this post is:
  • Solid full-stack engineering experience in Python web frameworks (e.g. Flask or Django) and Javascript frameworks (e.g. Angular or ReactJS).
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a medium web application (e.g. high-availability, efficient algorithms, well-designed APIs, and security).
  • Track-record with system design (relational databases, asynchronous processing, search engines).
  • An understanding of front-end challenges (UI/UX, client-side application architecture).
  • Familiarity with complex (open source) projects and an Agile development approach.
  • Evidence of leadership of small team of junior developers.

The technical competencies required for this post are:
  • Programming/Software development: Javascript (e.g. angular), Python (e.g.flask).
  • Solution architecture.
  • Porting/software integration.
  • Design and selection of methods & tools.
  • Technical strategy and planning.

The language competencies required are:
  • Spoken and written English: ability to understand and speak in professional contexts.

Eligibility conditions

Employing a diverse and international workforce is a CERN core value and central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States irrespective of gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or personal situation.

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 25.07.2017.

Note on Employment Conditions

We offer a limited-duration contract for a period of 5 years. Limited-duration contracts shall terminate by default on their date of expiry.

Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.