Software Engineer (2 year temporary position)

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 600 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

The MAX IV Controls and IT team (KITS) deliver solutions to the whole MAX IV organisation in the areas of control system hardware, controls software applications, infrastructure and networking, information management and scientific software. This is a dynamic and highly challenging environment and requires close collaboration with the staff in order to understand the needs and be effective in forming solutions. We are around 50 people in total who work in 5 domains in a well organised and agile way. We hold values of lean management, knowledge spread, user autonomy, continuous improvement and flexibility as guiding principles for our work.

As part of the Scientific and Information Management team you will be in a unique position to help the scientific community collect research data, make data available to researchers world-wide and make an impact on how information is managed within the research environment.

Our team has a broad skill set and considerable opportunity to learn and grow, both as a professional and an individual.

We are looking for self-starters with a passion for learning new technologies. In your new role you will work with projects to make research data easily accessible. You will also take part in the other activities of the team that includes development and maintenance of web tools, representing the team in various forums internally and externally and assisting various MAX IV departments with their IT needs. We value team players committed to the goals of the team. We also appreciate accountability, ability to listen to different viewpoints and a positive mindset.


- A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or any related education
- A few years of experience as a professional full stack web developer
- Experience with relational/NoSQL databases and sql
- Experience with Linux
- Strong communication skills, fluent in English


- Experience in Nodejs, Javascript, ES6, React, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL
- Experience in GraphQL, REST
- Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Ansible, git, Continuous Integration, Agile

On call services may apply in the future.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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Javascript GraphQL MySQL PostgreSQL Docker React MongoDB Git Kubernetes SQL

Lund University, MAX IV , Controls & IT


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6 mars 2020