UPCOMING VACANCY

SDC Software Engineer

For our ongoing Science Data Centre (SDC) development, we are seeking a software engineer to strengthen Team Rainbow, one of our highly esteemed scrum teams. At the SDC, we strive to maximize the scientific impact of our world-leading instrumentation portfolio.

Our team offers software, tools, and infrastructure to empower scientific breakthroughs and fuel scientific collaboration with the astronomical community and (inter)national partners. As a dedicated and passionate software engineer, you will contribute to developing the SDC within a dynamic team environment.

We need software engineers who help us:

- Improve our continuous integration and delivery environment through GitLab pipelines.
- Improve our infrastructure through infrastructure tooling and/ or IaC.
- Apply principles from DevOps, like collaboration, automation, and continuous improvement.


Calling all talented software engineers who:

- Know Python (Django experience is a bonus).
- Know JavaScript front-end development (ReactJS experience is a bonus).
- Know Docker.
- Like working full-stack and being part of a scrum team.

The job applications for this position would likely be open in the autumn period this year and we expect to hire one person for the position.

Vacancies

Upcoming vacancies

Systems Engineer

We are continuously developing new, cutting-edge instruments for radio astronomy and are working on major upgrades of our current telescopes. As a Systems Engineer, you will oversee the instrument development process.

SDC Software Engineer

For our ongoing Science Data Centre (SDC) development, we are seeking a software engineer to strengthen Team Rainbow, one of our highly esteemed scrum teams. At the SDC, we strive to maximize the scientific impact of our world-leading instrumentation portfolio.

LOFAR Software Engineer

For the continuous development of our LOFAR telescope, we are looking for a software engineer to strengthen one of our SCRUM teams.

Bell Burnell Fellow

Bell Burnell Fellow will represent and reflect all of ASTRON’s foundational values as it continues its 75 year leadership in radio astronomy discovery and innovation. The fellowship provides an outstanding opportunity for a scientist to pursue innovative research and development in an institute that spans the entire spectrum of radio astronomy expertise – from development, to operation, to science frontiers. 

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Boudewijn Hut
Junior commissioning engineer
During my graduation project for the study of astronomy, I had my first encounter with ASTRON. At that time I got the chance to make an interesting thesis I seized the opportunity immediately! After my studies I started to work at ASTRON.
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