Scientific Software Developer
Geneva, CH
vor 16 Std.

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Scientific Software Developer (W / M)

Your mission :

The EPFL Blue Brain Project (BBP), situated on the Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland, applies advanced neuroinformatics, data analytics, high-

performance computing and simulation-based approaches to the challenge of understanding the structure and function of the mammalian brain in health and disease.

The BBP provides the community with regular releases of data, models and tools to accelerate neuroscience discovery and clinical translation through open science and global collaboration.

Within the Cells section we are looking for a Scientific Software Developer (W / M). Main duties and responsibilities include :

  • Support the on-going large-scale biophysical neuron modeling by providing technical support for the several in-house tools related to this subject
  • The position would act as a bridge between the scientists and the more technical aspects of our toolchain, and as such it involves getting familiar with the scientific domain the project is working in
  • Study how the current parameter optimization methods used for the building of single cell neuron models can be improved
  • Your profile :

  • Expert in scientific computing (python, scipy, numpy, hdf5, gsl, Linux, etc.)
  • Experience in using parameter optimization methods / evolutionary algorithms
  • Preferred :

  • Experience in other programming languages (C++), parallel computing and software development (unit testing, continuous integration, version control, debugging and documentation)
  • Strong team player and fluent English in speech and writing
  • Experience in neuroscience or in another biomedical field
  • We offer :

  • An internationally visible project in simulation-based research in neuroscience
  • A young, dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and international working environment
  • Very competitive salary
  • Start date :

    As soon as possible Term of employment :

    Fixed-term (CDD) Work rate :

    100% Duration :

    1 year, renewable Remark :

    Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered.

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