Full-stack Developers at NIVA

Søkefrist: 31.12.2020
Job description
  •  Contribute to and help drive the design and implementation of a modern data platform for NIVA
  • Drive development of new digital services within and across both NIVA and external user bases
  • Contributing to delivering in digital infrastructure projects where NIVA plays a central role
  • Data wrangling: prepare, analyze and facilitate use of data by NIVA’s researchers       

This will be a team effort where the successful candidate will work closely with colleagues in the environmental data science section and researchers and technicians across NIVA’s research domains.


A university degree (MSc or equivalent) in computer science, mathematics, statistics, software engineering, physics, or related fields is required. Relevant experience can compensate for formal education. A good command of English is also mandatory.

Documented knowledge, skills and experience in some of the following topics is desirable:   

  • Full-stack development on Linux/Unix platforms
  • Public cloud deployment, including containerization and orchestration with Kubernetes  
  • Databases (relational and others), data architecture and data modelling
  • Microservices
  • GitHub, Git or other version control systems
  •  Python, JavaScript and R
  • Event-driven data processing pipelines, e.g. Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ or similar
  • Security related to (web) solutions, apps and APIs exposed externally, cloud infrastructure, authentication and authorization  
  • Web development with frameworks such as React, Vue, etc
  • Environmental or applied sciences
  • Statistics and machine learning 
Personal qualifications

We are looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented candidate with good communication skills, who wishes to work in a broad, interdisciplinary and international research group with colleagues from a range of backgrounds. More specifically, we are looking for candidates with a “hacker mindset” who are eager to learn new technologies and who find pleasure in finding and implementing solutions to hard problems and share knowledge with others.
By joining NIVA you’ll be part of an enthusiastic team of developers, data scientists and data engineers in a company with established expertise in the water domain. You’ll participate in exiting research and development projects at the interface between environmental research, IT and data science, and you’ll have the opportunity to participate in designing and building NIVA’s next generation data platform and products. You’ll also have the chance to play a part in protecting our waters for the future. 

NIVA offers
  • The opportunity of working towards creating a better future
  • Challenging tasks at the leading national water research institute with a comprehensive international network of contacts
  • Stimulating work environment with capable and dedicated employees
  • An opportunity for professional and personal development 
  • New and modern research facilities centrally located in Oslo
  • Competitive conditions and salaries, pension plans and insurance benefits    

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The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) is Norway's leading research institute for the aquatic environment, working across a wide range of environmental, climate and resource issues. Our high quality research is characterised by its relevance, and its holistic and interdisciplinary approach, combining research with monitoring, assessment, problem solving and consulting. The NIVA group has approximately 400 employees and is headquartered in Oslo, with branches in Bergen, Grimstad, Hamar and Copenhagen, together with a marine research station in Drøbak, and subsidiaries in Tromsø, Chile and China.

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Kristoffer Kalbekken

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