Full Stack Software Developer-Smart Networked Systems (SNS) MRG

Temporary, Full-time · CYENS - Centre of Excellence

  • Hands-on role, designing, building, testing, documenting and deploying software solutions
  • Participation in the design of architecture, selection of implementation technologies and systems
  • Follow software development methodologies and release processes, to ensure code is maintainable and scalable
  • Carry out Software Development, Cross-Platform Testing, and Unit Testing,
  • Designing and developing APIs
  • Participate in internal and external technical workshops and project meetings
  • Work with the SNS research team to design and implement solutions in the context of the current research projects
  • Build proof-of-concepts and prototypes to demonstrate the validity of proposed research and designed solutions
Your profile
Profile of the ideal candidate:
  1. Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and work independently.  
  2. Strong organizational, communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, having the ability to deal confidently and politely with enquiries.  
  3. Very good analytical skills coupled with attention to detail.  
  4. Dynamic, adaptable, hands-on and results driven.
  5. A team player with an ability to work independently and under pressure. 
  6. High levels of commitment, energy, and drive.
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
General qualifications and requirements
Desired Qualifications & Requirements
  1. University degree/diploma in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field.
  2. 2-5 years’  experience on Software Development (Full Stack)
  3. Proficiency in any Server Side language (C#, Java, Ruby, Python)
  4. Knowledge of Front-end JavaScript
  5. Knowledge of SQL and NoSQL Databases (familiarity with Redis, RabbitMQ/Kafka, Elasticsearch will be an advantage)
  6. Experience building solutions with AWS, GCE, Azure, etc. is a plus
  7. Experience building elastic, scalable APIs / microservices is a plus
  8. Language requirements: Excellent written and oral English-language skills will be required.  
  9. For non-EU applicants a work permit will be required
Why us?
Take advantage of this opportunity for your professional and personal development by being a part of our fast- growing Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence. A very attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate according to qualifications and experience.
Application process
Application process 
For full consideration, interested applicants should submit the following items via “Application for Full Stack Software Developer -SNS MRG”: 
Process for Research Associates:  
  1. Full CV (including contact details). 
  2. Cover letter which clearly states: (a) how you envision your role, (b) how your experience and qualifications match the specific position, and (c) the availability date for full-time employment (d) contact details of two referees.  
In case you previously applied for a post at CYENS CoE, a new application is required. 
About us

CYENS Centre of Excellence (formerly known as RISE) is the Research and Innovation Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies empowering knowledge and technology transfer in the region. CYENS CoE is supported by the European Commission, the Republic of Cyprus and its founding Partners, the Municipality of Nicosia, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (MPI), University College London, the University of Cyprus, the Cyprus University of Technology and the Open University of Cyprus.   

The Centre conducts excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence delivered by high-calibre multidisciplinary research teams. CYENS engages in knowledge transfer and innovation activities aiming to bridge the gap between scientific research and STEM-led innovation and entrepreneurship. 

 CYENS, as a Centre of Excellence, cultivates a culture of innovation and creativity in an inspiring environment filled with academics, researchers, creative and onward-looking people, innovators, entrepreneurs, and practitioners. The Centre operates under the moto “Inspired by Humans Designed for Humans” with the vision to produce world class research that drives innovation towards social and economic benefit while conducting excellent, internationally competitive scientific research in the areas of visual sciences, human factors and design, communication, and artificial intelligence. It sets out to meet the challenge with a total potential funding of more than 30 million Euros for the first 7 years, from a Horizon 2020 Teaming Action and multiple other sources, and a business plan for long-term sustainability and growth.


We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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