Software developer

At the Philosophical Faculty at the University of Cologne, Institute of Art History, prometheus – The Distributed Digital Image Archive for Research and Studies, starting from 01.10.2012, at this point limited in time until 30.09.2013, a full-time position (39,83 hours per week) as a

Software developer

is to be filled. | » Job opening


  • Application programming based on Ruby on Rails
  • Administration of the project’s servers (GNU/Linux)
  • Development of innovative concepts and visions for the application’s development as a virtual workspace for image-based research and studies


  • university or higher education degree in computer science or equivalent skills and experiences
  • very good knowledge in the Ruby programming language, as well as basic knowledge in at least another programming language
  • experience in server-administration (Debian/RedHat), including webserver- and database-management (Apache and MySQL)
  • firm handling of web-technologies (HTML, XML, JavaScript), Shell-programming (Bash) and version control systems (Subversion, Git) is expected
  • proficiency of the German language