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For our client we are looking for a Software Development Engineer. This is a unique opportunity to use your experimental physics background and your passion for programming in the same job! QCoDeS is a Python package used by physics laboratories around the world. In this position, you will work closely with a team of experimental physicists to help them optimize their experiments using QCoDeS.

Job responsibilities include helping physicists learn QCoDeS and Python, helping them write faster and more sophisticated experiment scripts, developing new QCoDeS device drivers and utilities, and contributing to the QCoDeS project. Required technical skills include significant experimental physics experience and significant Python experience. Teaching or coaching experience is helpful.

Job Description
  • Developing new QCoDeS features in Python, using packages such as SQLite and ZeroMQ
  • Respond to pull requests and issues in GitHub
  • Work with experimentalists to help them improve their experiment scripts
  • Assisting Physicist with writing scripts and programming for their experiment
  • Python 3+ years
  • ZeroMQ
  • Experimental Physics (lab experience)

Soft skills:

  • Technical leadership
  • Open source community outreach
  • Customer support
  • Masters or Ph.D. in experimental physics
  • Experience and knowledge of Python
  • Experience in programming
  • Familiarity with open source ecosystem tools such as GitHub, Codacy, Travis
  • Optimally, 1+ years working on a team that provides software tools to scientists
  • English mandatory

Our client offers excellent working conditions including competitive salary and the chance to work in a truly international environment.

Contact Information

Interested? Please send your CV with salary breakdown to Cheryl Pinontoan, Recruitment Account Manager -

Job details

  • Location: Schiphol
  • Salary: Competitive package
  • Job Type: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11 Apr 2018
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