Tech Lead | Digital City Science at HCU Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany)

Tech Lead | Digital City Science at HCU Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany)


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Location: Hamburg, Germany
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-11 05:00:40

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Tech Lead in the Digital City Science Group

Within the Digital City Science group, you take the role of a „Lead Technologist” whosupervises, consults, and cross-connects the ongoing research and innovation projects.

We create digital and tangible tools in the realm of data-driven city planning.

Our projects support planners and public participation processes through interactive map-based simulations on sustainable urban development, data-dashboards and administration cockpits. We are developing physical tables with tangible urban models to host collective workshops with planners and the public.

Technologies used: Python and Java for backend technologies (simulation modules, object recognition, web-server) and JavaScript Frameworks (e.g. Vue.JS, Mapbox, Leaflet) or Unity for Front-End Applications.

Your Role

Within the Digital City Science group, you take the role of a „Lead Technologist” whosupervises, consults, and cross-connects the ongoing research and innovation projects.

You work in a cross-cutting manner across the various research and innovation endeavorsand fuel them with own creative ideas. A central aspect of your work is the generation of new challenging research ventures, which may also support your PhD work.

You work on the intersection between Software- and IT experts on the one hand, and city scientists and urban planners on the other. Beyond HCU, you will connect to other IT and computer sciencedepartments in Hamburg and beyond, and cooperate with an international network ofurban data scientists in various research projects.

Also you transfer your experience and knowledge in academic teaching to students, thus training the next generation of Digital City Scientists.

Requirements

  • A scientific degree (Diploma, Master or similar) in Computer Science, Software Development, Media Technology, Geoinformatics or disciplines with a thematic relation to Digital City Science (e.g. Urban Development, Architecture)
  • Good knowledge in software development and work experience with software development teams
  • Good understanding of the software and IT systems commonly used in the context of urban development, programming languages like Java, JavaScript, Python GIS based tools.
  • Interest in the ongoing development of BIM / CIM, GIS, and Digital Twins
  • Basic familiarity with IoT / CPS technologies commonly used in the urban context
  • You are required to reside in Hamburg for the job
  • To take this position, you are required to register as a PhD candidate at HCU. Thus you are required to have a Masters Degree or Diploma. Bachelor Degrees do unfortunately not suffice.

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Please send an application via email to

[email protected] | Subject: „2021-29 WiMi Digital Science“

Application deadline is the April 22. Final interviews will be in person. Travelling costs are not refunded.

Links

Checkout the official job advertisement on HCU's website here: PDF

Checkout our website

Checkout some of our public Github repos: Grasbrook CityScope , CityScienceLab