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[Met-jobs] Developer: scientific workflows and interfaces to support climate data - Temporary position. CERFACS, Toulouse, France

From Pagé, Christian <>
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Date Wed, 6 Jan 2021 09:55:02 +0000

Job offer

Developer: scientific workflows and interfaces to support climate data - Temporary position 

CERFACS, Toulouse, France

Required Education / Niveau requis
Engineer or Master 2

From / Date de début
1 March 2021 (flexible)

Deadline for application / Date limite pour postuler
5 February 2021

Publication Date / Date de publication
6 January 2021

Duration / Durée
12 months, with possible extension up to a duration of 18 months


The work will focus on several aspects that require collaborative and agile design and development. This is done in the context of climate scenarios scientific datasets. The work will consist on design, development and implementation. More specifically, it will involve working on interfaces connecting services and platforms, standards, graphical interfaces, data analysis and processing tools (icclim open-source software).

The basic knowledge in computer programming is needed: Linux environment, C programming and compilation, python 3, github/gitlab. The following knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies will be considered: docker, kubernetes, ReactJS, xarray/dask, workflows. Finally, the knowledge of scientific data processing is a plus.

Daily work will require collaboration with several French, European and International partners. Specifications are decided and discussed at several teleconferences and workshops. It will require the applicant to actively participate in those, notably to present and discuss developments. It will also require to write parts of European Commission Deliverables. The project has 22 partners, among them 13 partners who are directly involved in the current work.

Work will take place at CERFACS, in a multi-disciplinary team The candidate must be able to work efficiently in a working team, have a very good work organization, be very proficient in english (speaking, listening, writing) and be very autonomous. Given the pandemic situation remote working is the norm. Computer equipment is provided, including full remote access to CERFACS computer systems.


Within the context of a large scale H2020 European project on Scientific Data Infrastructures for the Climate Community, IS-ENES3 , a platform to access climate data is developed and improved ( ). This platform is connected to other European and International Scientific Infrastructures and needs a significant amount of design and developments using state-of-the-art technologies. This work is a collaboration between many European and international partners.

Contacts / Contacts
Name: Christian Pagé

Salary / Rémunération
2200 euros nets/month (adjustable given experience)

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