Research Center for Digital Sustainability


At the moment there are the following job openings:

Senior Full Stack Web Developer (80-100%)

Would you like to help shaping the digital transformation?

The Research Center for Digital Sustainability at the Institute of Computer Science is concerned with digital sustainability, open source software, open/linked data, artificial intelligence and public procurement. For practical transfer, the Research Center implements IT projects using open source software. To strengthen the team, the Research Unit with start-up character is looking for a

Senior Full Stack Web Developer (80%-100%)

We offer:

  • Projects with high social value
  • Responsible activities with great freedom of action
  • Helping to shape the Open Source world
  • Young, dynamic team
  • Workplace in the centre of Bern (Campus Engehalde)
  • Salary according to cantonal guidelines

Main areas of activity:

  • Management of a small team of student assistants
  • Technical coaching and knowledge transfer, training of new employees
  • Participation in the IT architecture and in the DevOps workflow
  • Conception and implementation of orders using modern web and mobile technologies
  • Willingness to get involved in further activities of the research centre

What we expect:

  • Completed apprenticeship in the field of computer science or business informatics (apprenticeship certificate with work experience, university of applied sciences, studies)
  • Full Stack Developer with very good knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript, Angular, Node.js and a backend framework (e.g. Express.js, Nest.js, Sails.js)
  • Knowledge of Python, mobile technologies and Linux server administration desirable
  • Positioned personality, team player, good communication skills
  • High degree of initiative and independence
  • Very good knowledge of German, good knowledge of English

If you are interested, please send us your complete application documents (letter of motivation, CV including references, work and training certificates, etc.) and your salary expectations in electronic form by 30 March 2020 to
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Jasmin Nussbaumer, Head of Projects:

Student assistant for software developement (40% - 50%)

Enrolment at the University of Bern is mandatory.

We offer:

  • Exciting research and prototyping projects on web application development, data visualization, data crawling, linked data, machine learning etc.
  • Close cooperation with companies, federal administration, open source communities etc.
  • Versatile tasks and independent work, adapted to the course of study (examinations)
  • Very flexible working hours, team events, hackdays, free coffee and snacks ;)
  • Young and dynamic team

We expect very good knowledge in:

  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Relational databases (SQL)
  • At least one server programming language (Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby etc.)
  • Spoken and written Germant

Ideally, you have knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Object-oriented programming (MVC)
  • TypeScript, Node.js, Angular, NativeScript
  • Material Design, D3.js
  • Elasticsearch, Neo4j, MongoDB
  • Git, Docker, Linux Server Admin

We are happy to receive your application (letter of motivation, CV, grades ) to