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Software Developer and IT Consultant (m/f/x)


As an expert in HR services, ARTS empowers high-tech companies worldwide with the best minds for more powerful and efficient processes. One of our clients is the Technical University in Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt) with the central facility of the University Computer Centre (HRZ) - a challenging working environment for innovative minds with a penchant for change. Help to shape it!

For many companies, everything currently revolves around the topic of digitalisation. We invite you to become part of this exciting development as a Software Developer and IT Consultant with your expertise and to actively shape scientific research with creative, innovative solutions. What you should bring with you? A quick grasp, strong communication skills, customer orientation, team spirit and, above all, a love of the IT world.

This position is limited for 3.5 years within the project duration.

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Job description


  • Development and testing of an operating model for the federation of ELN services between the sites and, if necessary, for different (professional) user groups

  • Development of a requirements analysis with needs assessment 

  • Establishment of a test group of researchers

  • Selection of ELN systems and structured testing of local instances

  • Continuous user-related further development and adaptation of one or, if necessary, several of the selected ELN systems

  • Design and testing of information and training events on the respective ELN, support for researchers, and migration of data from existing ELN instances 

  • Establishment of possibilities for the exchange of experiences for the user community

  • Preparation of follow-up use and, if necessary, rollout of the services for regular operation


  • Completed university studies or comparable

  • Alternatively, comparable technical education with relevant professional experience

  • Know-how in project management, especially in an agile environment is an advantage

  • Experience in the integration and further development of software

  • Knowledge of Java, C++, Python as well as other programming languages is an advantage

  • Ability and practical experience in describing, presenting and implementing IT requirements 

  • Very good knowledge of German and English


  • Welcome culture – onboarding with a mentor model
  • Interaction at eye level – flat hierarchies and team spirit in action
  • Work-life balance – flexible working time models for the best possible work-life balance
  • Development and shaping – comprehensive range of further training opportunities and the possibility, to make a difference within an exciting and scientific working environment
  • New perspectives – funded EU-wide staff exchange programs at international partner universities
  • Sustainable and mobile – free travel entitlement for the year 2022 on all regional transport in Hesse via the LandesTicket in accordance with the applicable tariff regulations
  • Fit & Healthy – free medical check-ups and a wide range of discounted discounted sports offer
  • Pure relaxation – discounted rental of university vacation homes in France and Austria
  • Family-friendly – childcare facilities and payment of a child allowance (100€ for each eligible child and an increase of 53.05€ for the third and each additional child)
  • Social – company pension scheme under the framework conditions of VBL
  • Salary and vacation in line with collective bargaining agreements – according to TV-TU Darmstadt; in principle 30 days vacation per year (basis 5-T-week) + up to 5 days educational leave

The Technische Universität Darmstadt aims to increase the proportion of women on its staff and therefore particularly encourages women to apply. Applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or their equals will be given preference in case of equal suitability. Remuneration is in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement for the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible.

For questions and further information please contact:
TU Darmstadt, University Computer Center, Staff Human Resources Management, Katharina Gondermann Phone: 06151 16-71156, Mobile 0171-3823943, Email: personalmanagement@hrz.tu-darmstadt.de

In accordance with data protection laws, electronic applications will be deleted after the application process has been completed.


  • WorkplaceDarmstadt
  • Occupational Area IT
  • ContractDirect entry at our customer
  • Job-ID9601


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