Offer 28 out of 140 from 06/06/24, 07:22


Helm­holtz-Zen­trum Dres­den-Ros­sen­dorf e.V.

With cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, around 1,500 employees from more than 70 nations at Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) are committed to mastering the great challenges facing society today.

The Department of Information Services and Computing is the service, consultation and coordination centre for the Information Infrastructure of the HZDR.

The Group of Software Engineering is looking for a Scientific Employee (f/m/d) Research Software Engineer - HIFIS Software Consulting.

Scientific Employee (f/m/d) Research Software Engineer - HIFIS Software Consulting.

Working field:

  • Development of strategies and their implementation to refine and further establish a research software consulting service for the entire Helmholtz Association in close cooperation with partners from Helmholtz centers across Germany
  • Collaboration with researchers from the entire Helmholtz Association in the implementation of modern and appropriate software engineering methods
  • Provisioning of tailored material to empower scientists of multiple domains to implement and to perpetuate modern scientific software engineering principles
  • Establishment of guidelines for good practices in research software engineering across the whole Helmholtz Association


  • Completed university studies (Master/Diploma and preferably PhD) in the field of Computer Science, Natural Sciences or Mathematics or any other related field with a strong connection to the topic
  • Relevant professional experience (3-5 years) in the specified area
  • Profound knowledge of at least one programming language, preferrably Python and/or modern C++
  • Solid experience in sustainable, tailored software engineering with modern tools (e. g. Git, CI/CD, container technologies, build tools)
  • Passion and enthusiasm for new topics around Software Engineering, sustainable software development, Open Source etc.
  • As a motivated, open and creative person who likes to take the initiative, you will enjoy working in a team spread across mutliple Helmholtz centers spread over Germany
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbally and written. German is beneficial

What we offer:

  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the "Deutschland-Ticket Jobticket"

How to apply:

We look forward to receiving your application documents (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.), which you can submit via our online-application-system: