Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Senior Software Engineer

Are you a proven full stack developing wanting to build extraordinary software that supports GÉANT as an organisation and the network we are responsible for running?

Our network is the largest and most advanced R&E (Research & Education) network in the world, connecting over 50 million users at 10,000 institutions across Europe. We provide users with highly reliable, unconstrained access to computing, analysis, storage, applications and other resources.

 

Reporting into the Head of Software Development, this role is a key part of our small and highly collaborative software team, which is located across our Cambridge and Amsterdam offices.

 

You will be working on projects to support various business functions across the organisations (e.g. our Events, Finance, Network Operations teams). You will also contribute to projects that facilitate collaboration in our R&E community and to help manage and improve the GÉANT network.

 

This is a collaborative role where you will enjoy regular contact with the solution architect, other software developers, and the product owners and stakeholders in an Agile environment.

 

This is a permanent and full-time role. If the role is filled in our Amsterdam office however - it will be offered as a 1-year definite contract initially, with the possibility of becoming indefinite thereafter.

 

Our ideal candidate

To be successful in this role you must have experience of architecting, designing, developing, testing, and implementing bespoke Information Systems in Java and related technologies. Experience of Java based Web Services, J2EE Framework, SPRING 5, SpringBoot, Relational Databases is needed and strong knowledge of JavaScript and front-end web development experience and extensive HTML5 / CSS3 development experience.

 

We are looking for someone who enjoys working in an open and collaborative manner and wants to contribute to a positive and supportive team environment.

 

Please see the attached Job Description for full details of the role and requirements.

 

Why work for GÉANT?

We offer a blazing-fast, cutting-edge network that connects scientists, researchers and academics across Europe and the world. Thanks to our terabit network, 50 million researchers, scientists, academics and students can share record volumes of data unconstrained by location, solving some of mankind’s biggest challenges.

 

Work at GÉANT and you’ll be supporting critical research into sustainable energy, deep space, high-energy physics, earth observation, environmental disasters, medicine and more!

 

Benefits of working for GÉANT

You’ll receive excellent benefits at GÉANT – we offer a generous holiday allowance and a 5% end of year bonus as standard. We also invest heavily in learning to help our people become the best at what they do.

 

We offer flexible working (around core business hours) and the opportunity to work from home for part of the week.

 

The other benefits you receive will depend on the country you are employed in, but you can rest assured that these will include an appropriate pension scheme and medical insurance.