DevOps engineer / all-round computer scientist
Job opening: DevOps engineer / all-round computer scientist
We are a growing and profitable scientific software company in Amsterdam, developing and marketing software in computational quantum chemistry and materials science for over 25 years. We have grown quite rapidly to around 20 developers over the last few years and are currently implementing scalable software development processes that allow for further sustainable growth in the future. To support this, we now create a job opening with prospect of permanent employment for an all-round computer scientist as DevOps engineer, preferably with experience in Continuous Integration and Deployment. Together with our software architects and system administrator you will work on defining and technically supporting scalable automated software development processes that allow us to get our software quickly and reliably from our scientific software engineers to thousands of industrial and academic end users around the world.
Desirable knowledge and experience:
We will consider experienced applicants but may also consider starters on the job market in case of suitable background and talents. Knowledge of physics, chemistry or material science is not necessary, but a general interest in these topics is a plus.
What we offer
The working environment at SCM
The friendly working atmosphere at SCM is that of an informal small team of PhD-level researchers and scientific software developers doing intellectually challenging work. This environment provides much freedom and responsibility for shaping your own work. Originating as a spin-off company of the VU University, Amsterdam, SCM has its office space on the VU campus, at walking distance from the Amsterdam-Zuid train station. We also extensively collaborate with a growing number of academic groups and household-name industrial partners worldwide.
SCM is a science-focused company which has been around for more than 25 years. It is financially solid, free of debt, growing, and profitable. We are located in Amsterdam, the very lively, internationally oriented, and enjoyable capital of The Netherlands. Thanks to its high quality of living and dynamism, Amsterdam has been elected as best European tech city and 4th most dynamic European city to work in, “best city for Millennials to live”, and it consistently ranks high in Mercer’s annual Quality of Living surveys (11th best in the world, in 2019).