Frontend Software Developer (80 – 100%)

The Zurich43 partner, the Foundation for Research on Information Technologies in Society (IT’IS), is currently seeking applicants for the post as:

Frontend Software Developer (80 – 100%)

IT'IS is an independent, nonprofit research organization closely associated with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, with a focus on measurement and simulation of the electromagnetic near-field, advanced computational life sciences (CLS) simulation tools and dedicated high-quality evaluation and test systems. Currently, we are expanding our CLS activities and are looking for a dynamic, motivated, and experienced Frontend Software Developer to strengthen our multi-disciplinary group. The team is responsible for the development of Sim4Life as well as for the web based open-source platform o2S2PARC.

Your challenges:

  • Development of a user-friendly and reliable front-end for a cloud-based CLS simulation platform
  • Integration of 2D and 3D visualization for large meshes and scientific simulation data
  • Working on a real-time web application with complex data flows
  • Translation of complex scientific work-flows into easy-to-use and intuitive user interfaces

Your strengths:

  • University or technical college degree (Bachelor, Master, or PhD) in Information Technology, Computer Sciences and/or a degree in visual design/visual arts (or equivalent expertise)
  • Expertise in JavaScript and related frameworks (Qooxdoo, react, etc.)
  • Expertise in visualization libraries (Three.js, plotly.js, svg.js, etc.)
  • Experience with client-server APIs (websocket, REST, Thrift)
  • Flair for translating wireframes and mockups into visually appealing UI designs
  • Self-motivation, friendly, outgoing personality, with the ability to learn quickly
  • Strong written and oral communication skills: fluency in English – both oral and written – required, German language skills also preferred

Our offer:

  • Working with world-renowned scientists and an international group of software engineers with various backgrounds, ranging from physics and electronics to mathematics and biology
  • Collaborating with leading research laboratories and global players in the med-tech and life sciences industries to produce biomedical tools, with a global reputation for top quality
  • Flexible working hours at a vibrant workplace in the heart of Zurich

Interested? We look forward to receiving your complete resume materials (in English) consisting of:

  • Motivation letter
  • Detailed CV (maximum 2 pages)
  • Diplomas
  • Transcripts (with grades)
  • Work certificates and / or reference letters (if available)
    • Link to github or similar public profiles (if available)

Please send your application to the following address:

Yvonne Maeder
Zeughausstrasse 43
8004 Zurich
Phone: +41 44 245 97 77

Please note that incomplete applications will be disregarded.