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Vacancy for a Software Developer (student position)

We are currently in search of an enthusiastic student in computer science/programming with skills in C# development.
Published: 6 September 2019

​The ideal candidate has a commitment to collaborative problem solving, experience with sophisticated design and quality in production.

The Software Developer will be responsible for building C# modules for an existing application platform (see this link for an example). They will be part of the Data & Information as well as Advice Department of ICES Secretariat, and will be supervised by a  Data Systems Analyst and an Advisory Programme Professional Officer.


  • Design and build efficient, reusable and reliable C# code,
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality and responsiveness of application

Qualifications and experience:

  • Masters level student, or working towards a Masters, or recent graduate in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field of studies
  • Proficiency in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystem
  • Familiar with the .NET framework
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Skilled for writing reusable C# libraries
  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns
  • Familiar with databases as well as visualisation of data and statistical graphs 

Terms of appointment

The appointment will be part-time (15 hours per week), in the period from October 2019 to June 2020. The hourly rate is 182.88 DKK and working hours/days, and the length of the contract can be adjusted to your university schedule.

ICES Secretariat staff enjoy privileges and immunities pursuant to the Host Agreement between the Government of Denmark and ICES. The salaries of ICES staff are exempt from Danish income tax and the salary for this role is at the “C7" grade, which is based on the United Nations common salary system.

Furthermore, a tax-free pension scheme is available, to which both the employee and ICES contribute. ICES Staff Rules set out the conditions and principles of employment and the responsibilities of the staff of the Secretariat.


If you have the professional and personal qualities and potential we are looking for, please submit your application (CV and cover letter) directly via e-mail to no later than 22 September 2019. Please mark your email and applications documents “201908 Software Developer"

Questions about this vacancy may be directed to HR Officer Asli Bankaci.

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Vacancy for a Software Developer (student position)

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