Lunds universitet, MAX IV,

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Your team
The MAX IV Controls and IT team (KITS) deliver solutions to the whole MAX IV organisation in the areas of control system hardware, controls software applications, infrastructure and networking, information management and scientific software. This is a dynamic and highly challenging environment and requires close collaboration with the staff in order to understand the needs and be effective in forming solutions. We are around 50 people in total who work in 5 domains in a well organised and agile way. We hold values of lean management, knowledge spread, user autonomy, continuous improvement and flexibility as guiding principles for our work.

As part of the Scientific and Information Management team, you will be in a unique position to take part in the endeavor to provide web information services to the scientific community. We are a team with broad skill sets and considerable opportunity to learn and grow both as an individual and a professional.

Would you like to work at the brightest lightsource in the world?

MAX IV are looking for a Software Developer who will contribute to the development of a new web application that facilitates researchers apply for beam time at MAX IV.  The application will replace the current legacy system. This is a project spanning the entire development life cycle starting from requirements gathering and specification. Hence we are seeking a full stack developer with experience in backend and front end coding as well as UI design skills.

Your main work tasks will be

  • Coding, testing and deployment
  • Fixing bugs
  • Database management – design, SQL
  • Attending meetings, gathering requirements
  • Documentation

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related
  • A few years of documented experience as a professional full stack developer
  • Experience in Nodejs, Typescript, ES6, React, PostgreSQL
  • Experience in JSON, GraphQL, REST
  • Understanding of RDBMS principles
  • Advanced skills and experience in using SQL

  • Linux CLI experience
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in English

Below are seen as merits

  • UX and front end design skills

As a person you are

  • a self-starter with a passion for learning new technologies
  • a team player committed to the goals of the team
  • reliable and responsible
  • able to listen and respect different perspectives
  • a problem solver

What we offer
When you join our MAX IV family, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2022/665
  • Sudha Padmanabhan, +46725442395
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,
Published 04.Mar.2022
Last application date 27.Mar.2022 11:59 PM CET

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