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The FIWARE Foundation is looking for a FIWARE Tech Expert & Evangelist
and / or a FIWARE Tech Lead & Architect to join the team.  

The FIWARE Foundation manages an international community of developers, startups, SMEs, corporations and cities that realize the FIWARE mission: an open, sustainable ecosystem that creates public and royalty-free standards for software platforms that drive the development of smart applications in sectors such as Smart Cities, Smart Industry, Smart Agrifood and Smart Energy. The FIWARE Open Source Platform implements these standards: www.fiware.org

The FIWARE Foundation e.V., based in Berlin, was founded in October 2016 as a non-profit organisation which currently has 20 employees from 11 countries.

FIWARE Tech Expert & Evangelist

Mission: Bring support to members of the FIWARE community in software development related activities

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and operate instances of FIWARE on public cloud environments as well as using Docker technologies.
  • Bring support to development of the roadmap of FIWARE components following an Agile approach and FIWARE development guidelines.
  • Create and document automated tests for validation of FIWARE components, FIWARE instances and Powered by FIWARE solutions.
  • Automatic configuration and deployment based on Docker/Docker Compose.
  • Develop product and training documentation about FIWARE technologies
  • Support FIWARE dev teams in fixing software bugs and FIWARE Community requests.

Required Qualifications:

  • MSC in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Hands-on experience in:
    • REST and JSON development.
    • Several programming languages, preferably: Node JS, Enterprise Java, Python and/or C++ development.
    • Container and clustering technologies based on Docker.
  • Familiarity with the following technologies is considered a plus:
    • Cloud technologies and frameworks, such as OpenStack/AWS
    • Scrum/Agile principles
    • IoT protocols
    • NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Strong technical writing and documentation skills required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

FIWARE Tech Lead & Architect

Mission: Contribute to FIWARE Technical activities and bring support to the FIWARE Community playing the role of architect, software team leader, mentor and coach

Responsibilities:

  • Development of Reference Architectures and Common Information Models for Powered by FIWARE solutions in multiple application domains: Smart Cities, Smart Industry, Smart Agrifood,…
  • Play an active support role in definition and development of the roadmap of FIWARE components following an Agile approach and FIWARE development guidelines.
  • Coaching and mentoring of architects and developers of Powered by FIWARE solutions and FIWARE-ready technologies as well as new FIWARE developers.
  • Lead and participate in the development of Proofs of Concept and Showcases using FIWARE technologies.
  • Assessment of Powered by FIWARE solutions and FIWARE—ready technologies.
  • Code, Perform code reviews and give appropriate feedback.
  • FIWARE technical dissemination, training, consultancy and support activities.
  • Participation in activities leading to adoption of FIWARE by relevant standardization bodies, industrial consortiums and organizations.

Required Qualifications:

  • MSC in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • > 7 years of experience in sw dev & arch.
  • > 4 years of experience in team coord.
  • Hands-on experience in: § REST and JSON development.
    • Several programming languages, preferably: Node JS, Enterprise Java, Python and/or C++ development.
    • Container and clustering technologies based on Docker.
    • Scrum/Agile principles
    • IoT protocols
    • NoSQL (MongoDB)
  • Strong technical writing and documentation skills required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge on the specific domains of agrifood and industry solutions is a plus.
  • Knowledge of FIWARE technologies is a plus.

Please send your application documents, including your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date, by e-mail to: andrea.kather#arroba#fiware.org

FIWARE Foundation e.V.
Franklinstraße 13A 10587 Berlin

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