Helmholtz Zentrum München is a research center with the mission to discover personalized medical solutions for the prevention and therapy of environmentally triggered diseases and promote a healthier society in a rapidly changing world.

At our institute you will find a scientifically stimulating international environment. Together with renowned scientists and supported by an excellent infrastructure you will have the opportunity to make an important contribution for a healthier society.

As a national diabetes research center, the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD) with five partner sites nationwide has the task of identifying new approaches in the prevention and therapy of diabetes by closely linking basic, clinical and applied research. The targeted use and linking of all research data plays an important role in this.

For the setup of an overarching data infrastructure in cooperation with the German Centers for Health Research (DZG), the DZD, with its office located at Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany, is looking for an

Database Admin / Software Developer / Bioinformatician (f/m/x) 100703

Image Full time, close to full time
Image Neuherberg near Munich
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Your responsibilities

  • conception, modeling and implementation of
    • databases and services for a federated exchange of data between the German Centers for Health Research
    • GDPR-compliant data transfer
    • federated analysis platform for biomedical data analysis
    • federated authentication solution
  • implementation of routines for automatic import and export of (meta) data
  • implementation of a user-friendly interface and visualization of data
  • integration of other databases and public databases
  • creation and support of hardware and software solutions

Our offer:

  • use and development of open source software / techniques
  • modern development environment and working methods (agile, devOps)
  • interdisciplinary team with experts from all DZG
  • free creative work

Your qualifications

  • completed university degree in the field of (bio-) informatics or completed apprenticeship in informatics with long-term relevant professional experience
  • relevant experience in database and software development
  • relevant experience in IT administration (devOps)
  • proficient in one (or more) of the common programming languages
  • high level of initiative, creative, analytical and problem-solving thinking
  • good team player
  • very good written and spoken English

Desirable qualifications:

  • experience with design, modeling and implementation of federated services in cross-functional teams
  • experience with medical data processing (e.g. HL7, FHIR)

What we offer you

continuous education and training
work-life balance
flexible working hours & time off in lieu
30 days annual leave
on-site health management service
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Munich, with its numerous lakes and its vicinity to the Alps, is considered to be one of the cities with the best quality of life worldwide. With its first-class universities and world-leading research institutions it offers an intellectually stimulating environment.

Remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective wage agreement for public-sector employees at federal level (TV EntgO Bund). The position is (initially) limited to two years, but under certain circumstances an extension can be arranged.

To promote diversity, we welcome applications from talented people regardless of cultural background, nationality, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity, physical abilities, religion and age until . Qualified applicants with physical disabilities will be given preference.
Applicant guidance on the Corona pandemic

If you have further questions, simply contact Dr. Alexander Jarasch, 089 - 3187 3599,, who will be happy to be of assistance.
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)
German Center for Diabetes Research
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1

85764 Oberschleißheim

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