The High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart (HLRS) is the first national supercomputing center in Germany. Currently hosting one of the fastest supercomputing system world-wide, it offers services and support in the area of High Performance Computing to users from academia, research and industry. Additionally HLRS is one of the world leading institutions in the research fields of supercomputing, grids and cloud computing and participates in the cluster of excellence on simulation technologies. HLRS as a central unit of Stuttgart University is heavily active in research on new technologies and solutions in national and international projects, participating in a high number of funded research activities.

For the development of software interfaces to our central research project management database, we offer a vacant position in a national project as

Academic Staff (TV-L 13)

The contract is restricted according to German law (WissZeitVG) and is limited for the project time.
The possibility to work on a PhD thesis is given.

Your responsibilities:

You will work in an international team on the further development and the national integration of our research project management system. This includes the extension and development of different Java web services including database accesses. You will bring in your knowledge and expertise in both, conceptual work as well as practical implementations, targeting innovative solutions.

Candidates need to have:

  • A university degree or a degree from a university of applied sciences, ideally in the area of computer sciences or a related field
  • Strong focus on creativity, pro-activity, positive solutions and continuous improvement as well as the ability to work in a team
  • Good programming skills in Java or an object oriented programming language
  • Knowledge in the area of Java web services and SQL databases
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Good language skills in German or in English with at least basic knowledge of German

Ideal candidates additionally have:

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Eclipse
  • Ideally knowledge in PHP and Oracle databases
  • Good command in Linux-based environments

We offer:

  • A pleasant working atmosphere in a highly motivated team
  • Opportunities of courses and trainings and a wide range of sports activities of the University of Stuttgart
  • The social benefits of the public service
  • Salary and the working conditions based on a collective labor agreement (TV-L)

Your application:

You can apply to the position with a comprehensive application to the following addresses:

Höchstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart
c/o Agnes Lampke
Nobelstraße 19
70569 Stuttgart

or with an email with the number of the position "HLRS_11_2017" desired in the subject line and only PDF files as attachments to:
An electronic application is preferred.

n an effort to strengthen the presence of female workers in the scientific areas, the University of Stuttgart invites women to apply for these job opening. Full-time positions may be turned into part-time positions. Disabled people will have priority as long as equally qualified. The recruitment process will be made through the central administration department (Rektoramt).