Das Deutsche Klimarechenzentrum (DKRZ) ist die zentrale Simulations- und Datenverarbeitungseinrichtung für die deutsche Klima- und Erdsystemmodellierung und gehört zu den führenden Einrichtungen in diesem Bereich. Das DKRZ betreibt nicht nur Supercomputer der höchsten Leistungsklasse und eines der größten Daten- und Archivsysteme weltweit, sondern beteiligt sich auch an vielen nationalen und internationalen Projekten zur Verbesserung der Software und Infrastruktur für die Klimamodellierung.

Momentan bieten wir eine offene Stelle als

Application Consultant and Developer for Cloud-based Storage Systems

For climate research, cloud-based data services are developing as an exciting new option for data analysis and sharing. To this end, specific requirements of climate science data workflows need to be matched with technical features of cloud-based data services.

For this challenging topic we are looking for an Application Consultant and Developer for Cloud-based Storage Systems (all genders).

Your tasks

  • Combine climate data storage requirements and associated data workflows with their implementation in a cloud storage environment
  • Improve the usability and user experience of cloud-based data services in collaboration with the DKRZ team and DKRZ users
  • Contribute to the introduction and further development of cloud-based data services

Your profile

  • Master and / or PhD in (Geo-)Informatics, Computer-, Geo- or Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics or a related STEM subject with strong relation to Scientific Computing and Programming.
  • Experience with cloud-based data hosting and cloud-based data infrastructures
  • Experience in open source software development, especially with Python
  • Background knowledge in the field of climate data storage and management
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. German is a plus.

Our Offer

  • Exciting opportunity in an optimally equipped work space in a dynamic and highly interdisciplinary scientific environment where you have the chance to develop initiative and shape services of the next generation in an area of high social relevance
  • Payment in accordance with the German public service positions, including a generous benefits package and a flexible teleworking policy
  • Contract period of initially 3 years
  • Work in Hamburg, one of most beautiful cities in Germany

We are looking forward to receiving your application including the following documents:

  • A letter of interest
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • University degree certificate

Please send your application as a single pdf file quoting the reference DKRZ_10_2023 to YmV3ZXJidW5nZW5AZGtyei5kZQ==. Applications received before 03-September-2023 will receive full consideration. Afterwards, applications will be accepted and evaluated on an ongoing basis.

For further information, please contact Hannes Thiemann (dGhpZW1hbm5AZGtyei5kZQ==).

Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH
20146 Hamburg