Senior Developer / Team leader DANS

Senior Developer / Team leader DANS

Published Deadline Location
17 May 23 Jun 's-Gravenhage
Are you our new Senior Developer with leadership ambitions who will safeguard our digital services, integrate with services in the research data ecosystem and ensure our expertise is shared?

Job description

Location: Den Haag
Max hours per week: 38,00
Max salary: 5.929
Duration of agreement: 1 jaar
Apply until: 06/23/2024

Information
You will work as a team leader and senior developer in the Integration Systems team that currently consists of three developers and focuses on integrating DANS' repository software and services into the ecosystem of research data repositories and related services. The scope of work includes elements of knowledge management, machine learning, high-level user experience and distributed workflow processing, among others.

Typical work includes designing and developing integration capabilities between internal and external services, such as harmonising metadata collection services, linking external data quality assurance services to DANS repositories and applications, integrating DANS services with external semantic web resources. Part of the work will be experimental and focused on iteratively designing and documenting requirements and specifications for new concepts, the other part of the work will be converting such concepts into production-ready systems and ensuring the ongoing maintenance of these systems.

As team leader, you will also be responsible for establishing standards related to defining software requirements, project documentation and code review, and support team members in planning their tasks.

You will work within the Technology Section, which consists of four teams responsible for technology R&D, system development, platform provisioning and systems engineering. The Head of Technology is responsible for the overall management of the department and the Chief Technology Officer for the long-term strategy and technology roadmap.

Specifications

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Requirements

What do you bring.

We are looking for a motivated developer who is flexible, results- and collaboration-oriented, and preferably already has experience in leading a small team of developers. You will preferably have a degree in computer science or an academic degree with experience in system development. Candidates without this qualification, but with demonstrable experience in system development over a period of 10 years or more, are also free to apply. Also, you have a thorough command of the Dutch and English languages (spoken and written)

You also have knowledge of and demonstrable experience with:

Project-based working in a team environment

Python and Javascript programming

Git and repository/package management

Standardised APIs, such as OpenAPI

In addition, experience with any of the following is a plus:

Working with automated workflow, e.g. with Apache Airflow or Prefect

Experience with graph databases (GraphDB, Neo4j and similar) and knowledge representation using triples (RDF, SKOS)

Experience with research data infrastructure and standards-based systems - especially metadata standards for one or more scientific domains

Working with Django or similar web frameworks, experience with React

Container-based deployment

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 Year.

What do we offer?

DANS offers a pleasant working environment, where a motivated and well-cooperating club of research data experts and engineers is committed to Open Science and FAIR data. At DANS, we value initiative, expertise, result-orientation, reliability and cooperation. We value a lively atmosphere among colleagues and attach great importance to mutual knowledge exchange. Personal development is not forgotten and employee satisfaction is high.

Depending on age and experience, the salary amounts to a minimum of € 5,401 and a maximum of € 5,929 gross per month on a full-time basis (=38 hours, scale 11 CAO-NU). This is initially a fixed-term employment contract of one year with a view to a permanent contract. A full overview can be found on this webpage: https://www.knaw.nl/werken-bij-de-knaw.

Employer

DANS

About DANS
DANS is the national expertise centre and repository for research data. We help researchers make their data available for reuse. This way, scientists can use the data for new research and published research is verifiable and repeatable. With almost 300,000 datasets and over 50 employees, DANS is one of the leading repositories in Europe. DANS is an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Working at DANS means working in an informal and international environment where colleagues with diverse backgrounds work together to achieve the goals and where people are given the trust and space to fulfil their function and develop as they see fit.
Internally, we apply the same principles as in service provision: we are accessible, reliable and innovative.

Additional information

Who can you contact for more information?
For further information about the position, please contact Wim Hugo, CTO, at wim.hugo@dans.knaw.nl.

For more information about DANS, see dans.knaw.nl.

Specifications

  • Research, development, innovation
  • Behaviour and society
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • max. €5929 per month
  • University graduate
  • 2168

Employer

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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Location

Anna van Saksenlaan 51, 2593HW, 's-Gravenhage

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Application procedure

How to apply?
Send your motivation letter with CV no later than 23 June 2024, for the attention of Patris van Boxel, Head of Technology.

If possible, please also include web references of recent projects and/or github/gitlab references of your work.

A positive Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is a formal part of the recruitment process.

Application procedure

Application procedure

How to apply?
Send your motivation letter with CV no later than 23 June 2024, for the attention of Patris van Boxel, Head of Technology.

If possible, please also include web references of recent projects and/or github/gitlab references of your work.

A positive Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) is a formal part of the recruitment process.

Make sure to apply no later than 23 Jun 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).