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Type: Other
Name (ID): Full stack web development engineer (f/m) (OP-20210225-111917)
Supervised by: Frank Formaz


The candidate will have the mission to develop, improve, and extend multiple administrative applications, and to build gateways between systems, databases, and documentation. Responsibilities will also include the maintenance and extension of our web applications, as well as software quality control.

Idiap Research Institute is an internationally renowned independent research institute active in multiple areas of Artificial Intelligence for Society for 30 years.

To support the growth of the institute, and to consolidate its IT applications and services to our researchers, Idiap is opening a position for a full stack web development engineer (f/m).


  • EPF/HES degree in computer science (or equivalent)
  • Strong experience in exploiting/developing RESTful web services
  • Expertise in Python and PHP
  • Good knowledge with SQL (postgres/mariadb)
  • Strong experience in HTLM/CSS/JavaScript
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and developing stable and systems
  • Creative, open-minded
  • Fluent in French and English with good communication skills

Nice-to-have skills:

  • Good knowledge of Linux
  • Experience with Django and Symfony frameworks
  • Experience with Angular, React.js or other modern web frameworks
  • Knowledge of Odoo environment

In return we offer competitive salaries and conditions at all levels in a young, high-quality, dynamic, and multicultural environment. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by law.

Screening and selection will start on April 1st, 2021 and will continue until the position has been filled.

Applications must include full CV, and must be submitted using our online platform, see button below called 'Apply to this position':

For questions about the position, please contact Mr. Frank FORMAZ, Tel: +41 27 721 77 11.

About Idiap:

Idiap is an independent, not-for-profit, research institute recognized and funded by the Swiss Federal Government, the State of Valais, and the City of Martigny.

Idiap offers competitive salaries and conditions at all levels in a young, high-quality, dynamic, and multicultural environment. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and is actively involved in the "Advancement of Women in Science" European initiative. The Institute seeks to maintain a principle of open competition (on the basis of merit) to appoint the best candidate, provides equal opportunity for all candidates, and equally encourage both genders to apply.

Idiap is located in the town of Martigny in Valais, a scenic region in the south of Switzerland, surrounded by the highest mountains of Europe, and offering exceptional quality of life, exciting recreational activities, including hiking, climbing and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities. It is within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Although Idiap is located in the French part of Switzerland, English is the official working language. Free French lessons are also provided on a complimentary basis.

For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about living in Switzerland, please go to

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