The following skills and qualifications are required:
- A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar or several years' hands-on experience in application development
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Efficient use of relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL/PostGIS, SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis) and experienced in using ORM frameworks
- Unit and integration testing experience
- Experience with RESTful web services, GraphQL and designing and consuming APIs
- Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Microsoft Azure
- Understanding of other technologies and concepts desirable - e.g., Microservices, SignalR, WebSockets
- Proficient at debugging and problem solving
- Familiarity with Web optimization and bundlers – gulp, grunt, webpack
Experience in the following would be advantageous:
- Node.js, PHP Skills
- CI/CD experience – Azure Pipeline, GitHub actions
- GIS Skills (python scripting, ArcGIS, QGIS)
- Open-source geospatial tools GDAL/OGR, GeoServer, OpenGeo Suite
- Mobile app development - Android, iOS, Xamarin, Flutter
- Big Data Processing, Machine Learning
The selected candidate should be available to take up the position by 1 November 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. We offer an initial fixed-term, full-time (40 hours per week) employment contract for one year, with the possibility of extension thereafter. Eligible applicants wishing to work part-time hours may also be considered.
Duties will be carried out at the IIASA premises in Laxenburg, near Vienna in Austria (with the possibility of up to 100 home office days).
This position is classified as a ''Professional" level post.
A minimum gross full-time (40 hours per week) annual salary of EUR 40,564.00 which is exempt from income tax in Austria.
The advertised salary is:
- Negotiable, based on the qualifications, skills and experience of the selected individual
- Subject to deductions for health insurance and/or social security
- Not directly comparable with other employers in Austria, due to the unique legal status and privileges granted to IIASA
- Subject to the principle of income aggregation (Progressionsvorbehalt in German).
- Educational subsidies for children of school age enrolled in private schools in Austria
- A generous annual leave entitlement
- Moving and settlement allowances and paid home leave for employees in scientific and professional categories hired from international locations
- The possibility to work up to 100 days per year in home office (within Austria)
- Assistance for newcomers to Austria with visa, work and residency permit applications
- Support finding accommodation in Austria.
Further details here.