The University of Freiburg – Faculty of Physics – Group of Prof. Schumacher

The Particle Physics group of Prof. Markus Schumacher at the Universit y of Freiburg is involved in the ATLAS Experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the CERN research lab in Geneva. ATLAS physicists are studying the fundamental constituents of matter to better understand the rules behind their interactions. This research has lead to ground-breaking discoveries, such as that of the Higgs boson.

Our group has long-standing experience and expertise in advancement and operation of the World Wide LHC Grid compute (WLCG) and storage infrastructures within the ATLAS Collaboration and the WLCG, and in general R & D projects for federated High Performance Computing and H igh Throughput Computing.

For the software area within our
, we are now looking for

Software developer (m/f/d)
in Freiburg

What awaits you

You support our team in developing innovative tools for distributed computing – our range of tools mainly consists of Rust code and tools (written in Python and C++ )

Your main focus will be the advancement of the accounting ecosystem AUDITOR publicly available on GitHub: https://github.com/ALU-Schumacher/AUDITOR

You develop and review different features to better match the existing requirements within a continuous integration (CI) pipeline
Further, you optimize your development results, learn new technologies, and try out innovative solutions in our team through constant discussion with colleagues

What we are looking forward to

Experience with Python and CI and profound Rust skills and intensive professional experience with several programming languages.

Completed studies as a Master of Science (M. Sc.) or Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) in the field of computer science, physics or a similar field of study
Fluent English and German language skills.

The Job Offer

Your benefits within a research working group at the University of Freiburg
Creative freedom through flat hierarchies, flexible working-time and a young, dynamic and international working group
Participation to international conferences and workshops
Competitive salary according to the public service category TV-L E13.

The appointment will be initially until end of 2024 , with the possibility of an extension.

e look forward to receiving your online application.
Applications, including a CV, a short description of the research experience
and interests, copies of certificates of degrees, and the names and contact addresses of two persons to be contacted for letters of reference, should be sent in one pdf-file via email until
of Mai
2023 to

More information can be obtained from

Dr. Michael Böhler michael.boehler@physik.uni-freiburg.de

Prof. Markus Schumacher markus.schumacher@physik.uni-freiburg.de

Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz – German General Equal Treatment Act). Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification. We are particularly pleased to receive applications by women for the position advertised here. Information on the handling of personal data can be found at https://uni-freiburg.de/en/data-protection-applications/ .


Universität Freiburg
Dr. Michael Böhler
Physikalisches Institut
D-79104 Freiburg