Job Opportunities

[ICS-1002] The Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) announces one position for an engineer/dB developer/programmer:

Job description


  1. Develop and deploy high performance web transaction applications.
  2. Configure, debug, re-factor and support testing, change and release management project activities.
  3. Design modelling, schema changes, and database maintenance.
  4. Query optimization, stored procedure development, implementation enhancements and database design.
  5. Modify and improve internal development processes.
  6. Provide 2nd level support for production environment (including support outside normal business hours).

Preferred Skills

  1. Bachelors in Computer Science or related field required (Masters Degree is preferred).
  2. 4+ years experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL (preferred), Oracle or Sybase.
  3. Very Strong experience in SQL development including procedures, functions, triggers, UDTs.
  4. 4+ years developing HTML5, CSS and client-side scripting (jQuery & Ajax).
  5. 4+ years programming experience in JAVA EE Developing MVC web-based applications.
  6. Experience tuning complex SQL queries involving sub-selects, views, triggers, rules, and procedures.
  7. Experience in Web services with XML technologies (XPath, XSD, DOM/SAX, XSLT).
  8. Experience using Spring framework.
  9. Experience with Python/Perl scripting languages.
  10. Comfortable with Unix environments and experience with bash shell scripting.
  11. Familiarity with Application Servers especially Tomcat 6.0 and above.
  12. Experience using Java Stripes framework.
  13. Experience with a wide variety of testing tools and techniques, i.e. JUnit.

Personal Skills

  1. Good analytical and critical thinking skills, excellent problem solving skills.
  2. Energetic and willing to take on challenging tasks and to collaborate as part of a small team.
  3. Ability to learn new technologies and apply them in the workplace.
  4. Good oral and written communication skills in Greek and English.


Interested candidates should submit by email a curriculum vitae, with an emphasis and detailed description of their programming/development skills and experience, and preferably two references. The consideration of the applications will start immediately.

Additional information about the position:

Email to Mr. Vassilakis Michael

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