Student Assistant for Software Development (m/f/d)

We are currently looking for a student assistant/working student (m/f/d) for the software development of our open source software for research data management. Workload 20h to 83h per month, gross salary 25€/h.

IndiScale is a Germany-wide operating IT service provider and a growing young start-up (founded in 2019). We are specialized in the development of open source software for the management of research data ( Our customer base consists of research institutes and other academic institutions with different subject areas. We support them in their innovative and scientific work.

Your Responsibilities

In team work with other software developers, you will plan and program software solutions, as well as review, test and document code. This includes databases, server back-end and front-end, client libraries and clients. Your specific tasks will depend on the team’s current needs and your skills. For this purpose, you will take part in meetings, where we discuss customer requirements and define the specific tasks.

Your Profile

  • IT-savvy student of any discipline. People in continuing education are also eligible.
  • Interest in interdisciplinary work
  • Programming skills in at least one of the following areas: C, C++, Java, Python, R, Matlab/Octave, Julia, Web (HTML+CSS+JavaScript), PHP, or comparable.
  • Good English skills
  • Willingness to learn on the job

What You Can Expect

  • Family-friendly, flexible working hours with the possibility to work from home.
  • Flat hierarchies, individual responsibility and creative freedom.
  • Enthusiastic, friendly nerds as colleagues.
  • Our structured project management (Scrum) provides a productive and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Through our customers you will gain exciting insights into different fields of research.
  • Bright, friendly offices including a kitchenette where we provide a selection of fruits and of course cofe.
  • Prospects for a regular position.

Application Process

  • Please send your CV (without a photo) and other documents via e-mail to
  • Potential interviews will presumably be conducted online.
  • In the case of an interview, you will be asked to solve a short programming task and present your results.

We are interested in a high level of diversity in our team and especially committed to the principles of equality.


Timm Fitschen

IndiScale GmbH
Lotzestraße 22a
37083 Göttingen

T: +49 551 288 76 48-3

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