In the Library Applications Team - Digital Library Services Department - of Mainz University
Library at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the position of a
Computer Scientist (DevOps Engineer)
(salary grade 13 TV-L)
identification number: 13120-UB-mk
- full time -
for the collaboration on the international open source project FOLIO is available. The position is to be
filled at the next possible date and for a period of 2 years.
• Further development of the FOLIO deployment environment in cooperation and exchange with the
FOLIO Community Team
• Participation in the design and implementation of the Cl/CD pipeline for code integration in the agile
development process of the FOLIO project
• Communication and coordination of requirements between the development teams in the project as
well as with those involved in the project at Mainz University Library and in Rhineland-Palatinate
• Conception and provision of virtualized environments for development and as a prototype of
technical operation and for dissemination in the project for the international FOLIO community
The prerequisite is a completed scientific university degree (master, diploma) in computer science or a
related field or equivalent skills and experience.
In addition, good knowledge of the principles of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and
Continuous Deployment is expected, ideally with Jenkins and GitHub. Knowledge of container
virtualization and its orchestration, e.g. with techniques such as Docker, Kubernetes or Rancher as
well as automation solutions, especially with Ansible, is also desired.
Furthermore, you enjoy software development in current programming languages and frameworks for
the development of interactive user interfaces. Knowledge and enthusiasm for working in open source
communities is expected.
The position advertised requires good english communication skills, commitment and interest in new
We offer you:
A varied and responsible job on an international and exciting open source project in a team on the
campus of a lively and diverse university.
We offer you extensive additional social benefits, such as, above all, participation in an additional VBL-
pension, the possibility of purchasing a job ticket, as well as various further education and training
The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz places great importance on the compatibility of family and
career. Family-conscious conditions, such as flexible working time arrangements, offer optimal
prerequisites for this.
Applications from older people are welcome.
The Johannes Gutenberg University is committed to increasing the proportion of women in the IT
sector and therefore encourages women to apply.
Disabled candidates with adequate qualification will be given priority.
Please send your meaningful application documents summarized in a pdf-file under indication of the
identification number 13120-UB-mk until 24 Sep. 2020 by e-mail to:
For questions please contact:
Mr. Axel Dörrer, Tel: +49 6131/39-24105, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Mr. Marko Knepper, Tel: +49 6131/39-32895, e-mail: email@example.com.
How to apply
Submitted by: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published: Friday, September 18, 2020 04:21 UTC
Last updated: Friday, September 18, 2020 04:21 UTC