European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Web Developer
Heidelberg, Germany
длъжност на пълно работно време

Web Developer

Heidelberg, Germany длъжност на пълно работно време

За нас

About this position

IT Services operates and supports the IT infrastructure and services at EMBL headquarters in Heidelberg and at the laboratory’s sites in Barcelona and Rome. In collaboration with the EMBL-EBI in Cambridge our team is creating and implementing a new web infrastructure for all EMBL websites.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Web Developer to join the Software and Solutions team within EMBL IT Services, who will be responsible for driving and implementing a new enterprise database service, in order to improve web access to the laboratory’s dynamic content.


Your role will include the following responsibilities:

- Closely collaborate with stakeholders across EMBL sites to define the requirements for the enterprise database
- Design and implement a database schema for all dynamic business objects involved
- Implement the backend feeds to this database
- Provide a lightweight REST API to access the data
- Closely interact with frontend web development teams consuming the API
- Support, monitor and manage your product

Изисквания и необходими умения

You have

- A degree in computer science or equivalent
- Several years of professional experience in application development
- Excellent knowledge of distributed version control systems such as ‘git’
- Excellent knowledge of at least two of the following languages:
ECMAScript or TypeScript
HTML5 and CSS3
- Solid knowledge of modern relational and object/document databases
- Experience in implementing APIs (in particular, RESTful and/or GraphQL)
- Hands-on knowledge of CI/CD (preferably based on Gitlab)
- Good understanding of containerization practices, microservices and event-driven architectures, as well as information security concepts
excellent communication skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a diverse team
- Proficiency in spoken and written English

You might also have

- Experience with Kubernetes and cloud services
- Experience working with large legacy codebases and monolithic services
- Knowledge of further scripting languages (Bash script, Perl, etc.)
- Knowledge of modern client-side MVC frameworks
- General understanding of agile methodologies

Ние Ви предлагаме

What else you need to know

We are Europe’s flagship research laboratory for the life sciences – an intergovernmental organisation performing scientific research in disciplines including molecular biology, physics, chemistry and computer science. We are an international, innovative and interdisciplinary laboratory with 1700 employees from many nations operating across six sites, in Heidelberg (DE, headquarters), Barcelona (ES), Hinxton near Cambridge (UK), Hamburg (DE), Grenoble (FR) and Rome (IT).

The working language of the institute is English.

Contract duration: 4 years (project related)
Grading: 6, 7 or 8; depending on experience (monthly salary starting from 3.7k€ up to 4.8k€ after tax, plus other benefits)

If you feel you have the right skills and experience, please apply online at!

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