Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Controls & IT

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

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

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 Data Catalog Management system. You will also take part
in the other activities of the team that includes development and maintenance of web tools,
representing the team in various forums internally and externally and assisting various MAXIV
departments with their IT needs.

Your main work tasks will be
• Coding, testing and deployment
• Fixing bugs
• Database management
• 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
• 2-5 years of documented experience as a professional full stack developer
• Experience in Angular, Typescript, NgRx
• Experience with Javascript, NodeJS, LoopBack
• Experience in MongoDB
• Linux CLI experience
• Strong communication skills, fluent in English

Below are seen as merits
• Skills in Python
• Experience using Apache Kafka
• Experience in building and deploying Docker containers
• Experience in Kubernetes – Helm charts

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!

For further information, please visit:

This is a 2 years position.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2021/2716
  • Sudha Padmanabhan, +46725442395
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published 30.Aug.2021
Last application date 19.Sep.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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