Software Engineer


  • Switzerland
  • £Attractive
  • Permanent
  • Added 31 Jul 2018

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Master's degree or equivalent relevant experience in the field of computer science or a related field.

Technical competencies:

  • Development of application software; especially server-side with the Java ecosystem and the Spring Framework; experience with reactive programming is an asset but not mandatory.
  • Re-use, refactoring, integration and porting of existing software.
  • Knowledge of programming techniques and languages using Java 8+, Python 3.x and their respective ecosystems; JavaScript/TypeScript and Kotlin are an asset but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge and application of software life-cycle tools and procedures.

Language skills:

  • Spoken and written English, with the ability to draw-up technical documentation and to make oral presentations.
  • Knowledge of French or the willingness to acquire it rapidly would be an advantage.

Eligibility and closing date:

Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States. (https://careers.cern/content/member-states)

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 02.09.2018.

Employment Conditions

Contract type: Limited duration contract (5 years). Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.
  • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.

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