Mid-Level or Senior Java Developer - DANS-KNAW - The Hague

Mid-Level or Senior Java Developer - DANS-KNAW - The Hague

Published Deadline Location
25 Jan 25 Feb Den Haag

You cannot apply for this job anymore (deadline was 25 Feb 2022).

Browse the current job offers or choose an item in the top navigation above.

Job description

What you’ll be doing 
You will be part of the team of developers and research engineers. DANS is one of approximately 120 research data repositories world-wide that are certified as trustworthy by CoreTrustSeal. DANS is an active contributor to the Dataverse project, which we use as the core of our repository management system. You will be primarily involved in the extension, refinement, and improvement of Dataverse and its peripheral services.


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


What we expect
You have ideally completed a tertiary education in Computer Science or Engineering, but individuals with extensive coding experience - in the order of 5 years or more - will also be welcome to apply. You are motivated, flexible, and focused on results. Workable knowledge of the English language will be an asset; proficiency in Dutch is expected. You are knowledgeable about and demonstrably experienced in the following:


  • Linux command line tools

Programming languages:

  • Java (extensive working experience)
  • Python


  • Relational databases
  • Hibernate, Java Persistence API


  • Creating HTTP-based (RESTful) services. Extensive knowledge of HTTP.
  • HTML / JavaScript: experience with jQuery or similar framework
  • CSS
  • XML technologies including XML Schema and XSLT
  • JSON: experience with Jackson, or similar library


  • Vagrant
  • Ansible

Software development:

  • Git, GitHub
  • Capable of doing and receiving code reviews

Experience with tape systems (DMF) will be an advantage.

Conditions of employment

Your gross monthly salary will amount to min € 2836,-- and max. € 5.922,-- (Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch universities/KNAW, scale 10-12) on a full time basis, excluding 8% holiday pay and 8.3% year-end bonus. The temporary appointment will be for 1 year with the option of extension.


DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services)

DANS Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS-KNAW)  is the Dutch national centre of expertise and repository for research data. We help researchers make their data available for reuse. This allows researchers to use the data for new research and makes published research verifiable and reproducible. With more than 170,000 datasets, participation in dozens of European projects and a staff of 60, DANS is among the leading data repositories in Europe.

DANS is an institute of KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) and NWO (Dutch Research Council)


  • Policy and staff; Education; Research, development, innovation
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €2836—€5922 per month
  • Higher professional education +
  • AT2022-008


Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Learn more about this employer


Borneo Building, Anna van Saksenlaan 51, 2593 HW, Den Haag

View on Google Maps

Interesting for you