Software Developer (m/f/d)

We are currently looking for a team-oriented software developer (m/f/d), ideally with a focus on front-end development and UI/UX, for our open source software for research data management. Full-time or part-time, at least 20h per week. Fully remote possible. The position is open-ended.

IndiScale is an IT service provider and a growing, young start-up (founded in 2019). Our focus is the development and provision of open source software for the management of research data ( Our customers are research institutes, academic institutions and small and medium-sized enterprises, which we support in their innovative and scientific work.

Your Responsibility

You will work in a team to further develop our products (especially LinkAhead) and carry out contract development for our customers. You may also have to familiarize yourself effectively with the complex subject of research data management. In line with the size of our company, the activities are varied depending on current needs and personal preference. They include:

  • Implementation of new components, features and extensions
  • Styling and design of GUI
  • Bug fixing
  • Testing and validation
  • Code reviews
  • Planning and designing new components
  • Technical documentation

Our current software stack:

  • React, Refine, NextJS, Bootstrap, Material-UI, Leaflet, Django, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Spring, KeyCloak, NGINX, Docker, Gitlab, Sphinx, Linux.
  • OpenAPI, gRPC, DOIP, JSON-API, OIDC and other interfaces.
  • Components in Java, Python, R, Octave, Julia, JavaScript, TypeScript, C, C++.

Your Profile


  • University degree, vocational training, further training or professional experience in the field of software development.
  • Very good knowledge of English.
  • Ability to work independently, critically and with an eye for detail.


  • Experience in the design of aesthetically pleasing and practically oriented UI components (UX, I18n, A11y).
  • Experience with Scrum or comparable agile project management methods.
  • German language skills.

What We Offer

  • Family-friendly, flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely from home. Fully remote possible.
  • Transparent salary structures, career development and further training.
  • Profit participation rights.
  • Flat hierarchies, personal responsibility and creative freedom.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly colleagues.
  • Our structured project management (Scrum) ensures a productive yet relaxed atmosphere.
  • Our clients give you exciting insights into different fields of research.
  • There is a kitchenette with a fruit bar and bright, friendly offices.
  • Our employees have access to an independent, external ombudswoman’s office for advice in cases of discrimination in the working environment (diversu e.V.).

Application Process

  • Please send your CV (without photo) and other documents by email to
  • Possible interviews will probably take place online.
  • If we invite you for an interview, we will give you an English placement test and a short task in advance, which we will then discuss together.
  • You are welcome to send us references and links to your previous projects, Git repositories or blogs.

We are interested in a high level of diversity in the team. We are particularly committed to the principles of equality and an inclusive working environment.


Timm Fitschen

IndiScale GmbH
Lotzestraße 22a
37083 Göttingen

T: +49 551 288 76 48-3

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