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(Geo-) Informatics specialist / Research Software Engineer (f/m/d)


Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)


The SCC is a central scientific institution of KIT in connection with tasks in research, teaching, and innovation and performs overarching services within KIT and for external parties.

The department Data Analytics, Access and Applications (D3A) is responsible for federated access methods for distributed storage and cloud services, the development and application of scalable tools for Data Analytics and Machine Learning, joint research and development with domain scientists, contributions to the European Open Science Cloud and the integration of research communities in the context of several EU projects.

As part of the DFG-funded project "Infrastructure for data-based learning in environmental science (ISABEL)", we are looking for reinforcement for the further development of a Virtual Research Environment for finding, processing and sharing hydrologically relevant data. The goal of this position is to prepare the web portal, and in particular the user interface, for productive operation.

The tasks include:

  • Enhancement and adaption of the front end to new geodata and tools
  • Development of an interface to access data and tools e.g. from Jupyter
  • Integration of a token system to access components without the web portal
  • Documentation and publication of project results


sofort / as soon as possible

Persönliche Qualifikation

Job requirements:

  • Diploma (University)/Master with a major in geoinformatics, computer science, software engineering or comparable
  • Experience in web development (JavaScript, CSS, django web framework)
  • Practical experience with geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Strong interest in applications in the climate and environment research area
  • Proven experience in documentation, teamwork, and written and spoken English skills

The SCC offers you an exciting and varied job within an agile team as well as a wide range of training opportunities and flexible and family-friendly working time models. For more information about SCC as your new work home, please visit

We are looking forward to your application (Motivation letter / CV / Certificates)!


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Contract duration

limited up to 3 years

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Dr. Jörg Meyer,, phone +49 721 608-24327.

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Ausschreibungsnummer: 315/2022

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