Position for Scientific Programmer at MPI-BGC

The department of Biogeochemical Processes at the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena is looking for a Scientific Programmer (m/f/d )for the ATTO project, in part time, limited to 2 years.

Within the framework of the project, large amounts of data are collected and shared via the ATTO data portal between the Project members and ultimately to the general public.


  • Support the data management team in scientific programming and project-specific technical development of the ATTO Data Portal in close cooperation with the BExIS development team and the project coordination team
  • Further development of database features in close cooperation with the participating researchers and the BExIS development team
  • Technical support of the database server

Your profile

  • MSc in computer science, bioinformatics, physics, meteorology, or a related discipline
  • Basic knowledge of research data management
  • Experience in programming languages and relevant software (C Sharp, Svelte, SQL, BExIS 2.0, Postgres, MS Visual Studio, versioning tools)
  • Experience in supporting Windows servers and using internet information services
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

For more details on the job offer and information on how to apply, please refer to the job posting here. The deadline for applications is April 15.