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Django Developer
Max-Planck-Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

Job Title

Django Developer

Job Description

The Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Neurosciences (MPI CBS) in Leipzig examines the function of the human brain. Our studies lead us to significant results in fundamental research. Other institutes of the Max Planck Society (MPG) (e.g. the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin) also carry out such studies, to enable a collaborative project of MPG to develop an open source management system for the organisation and implementation of such studies. Within the scope of this project we search a Django Developer.


  • agile software development of front-end/back-end services and systems
  • conceptual assistance in the development of the system
  • programming and development of Django modules and interfaces
  • support during deployment, data protection certification and security audit of the software

We offer:

  • team-oriented and family-friendly working environment in an international and interdisci-plinary research environment
  • modern technology stack
  • flat hierarchies
  • flexible working time arrangements
  • opportunities for personal and professional development
  • the position is initially limited to 3 years
  • max. EG 13 TVöD


  • No telecommuting
  • No Agencies Please


  • team-oriented, creative and open-minded Django developer
  • very good knowledge of Django and Python (full stack is advantageous)
  • university degree in computer science, natural sciences or equivalent
  • proven experience in agile software development
  • very good knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • very good command of German and English, both spoken and written

About the Company

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and encourages applications from such qualified individuals. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore encourages women to apply. Please submit your application via our online system at by 25/10/2017 (the subject heading is “DJE 18/17”).

For further details, please contact: Dr. Goldau: Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Stephanstraße 1A, 04103 Leipzig

Contact Info

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