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18 months contract | Belval


Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.

Do you want to know more about LIST? Check our website: https://www.list.lu/

Discover our IT for Innovative Services department: https://www.list.lu/en/informatics/


How will you contribute?

Briefly, as a Junior R&T Engineer, you’ll:

·       Perform the job according to plans and directions.

·       Organize your own day-to-day activities.

·       Gain proficiency on knowledge of discipline, RDI methodologies, technical instruments and protocols.

·       Work on RDI project(s) contributing to the achievement of specific objectives, the development of prototypes or applications, the performance of experiments and tests according to predefined protocols or techniques.

·       Work under close supervision.

General role and responsibilities as a Junior R&T Engineer

Your duties may include:

  • Performs RDI engineering duties under the supervision and guidance of engineers and/or scientific staff. It may include: contribution to the conceptualisation and designs of engineering systems or models, perform experiments and tests following predefined protocols or techniques, assistance on the development of prototypes, implementation or set-up of tools/equipment, specialised programming, etc.
  • Identifies, defines, and addresses problems in the project(s); makes analysis, evaluation, and synthesis of information; carries out comprehensive literature review in your field of interest to gain specialisation and expertise; interprets results and drafts conclusions.
  • Documents test or experiments proceedings and traceability of results. Ensures the quality of the delivered results.
  • Develops an increasing level of independence in the conduct of your duties.
  • Interacts in a collaborative manner with other team members to achieve goals.
  • Assists to the dissemination of RDI results by contributing to the drafting of technical reports. May present your own work at workshops or conferences.
  • Learns to use specialised tools/equipment and advanced analytical techniques or methods. Keeps updated on best practices.
  • Takes responsibility for your own skills and career development.
  • Respects and applies LIST-HSE rules. Alerts of potential dangers or risks. Takes care of your own safety and that of others.


Specific Responsibilities for Digital Twin Development

  • Develops, implements, and maintains digital twin technologies using cloud-based solutions such as Azure Digital Twin, FIWARE Scorpio, Orion, or Eclipse Ditto.
  • Participates in the design and deployment of digital twin architectures and models that replicate physical systems for simulation, analysis, and optimization.
  • Works on integrating real-time data streams and historical data into digital twin models for accurate and dynamic representation of physical entities.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to identify requirements and develop solutions that leverage digital twin technology to enhance operational efficiency and predictive maintenance.
  • Utilizes advanced data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence techniques to analyse data from digital twins and provide actionable insights.
  • Develops and maintains cloud-based infrastructures and platforms supporting digital twin applications.
  • Ensures the scalability, security, and robustness of digital twin implementations.
  • Documents and shares best practices, methodologies, and standards for digital twin development within the team.
  • Engages in continuous learning to stay updated on the latest advancements in digital twin technologies and cloud computing.

Technical Skills Required

  • Design, implement, deploy, document, and maintain full-stack applications (React, Typescript, JavaScript, Python), using CI/CD pipelines and containerization (GitLab CI/CD, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Introduction to machine learning frameworks and libraries for developing simple predictive models and algorithms.
  • Data acquisition, processing, and analysis with ETL tools and notebooks or other tools (Jupyter, Python, Benthos, Grafana).

Is Your profile described below? Are you our future colleague? Apply now!

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Some knowledge or experience on methods and techniques required for conducting experiments and tests.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in English, written and oral. French is preferred but not mandatory.

 Your LIST benefits

  • An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects
  • Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society
  • Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations in all that we do
  • An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas
  • Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills
  • Multicultural and international work environment with more than 50 nationalities represented in our workforce
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions
  • Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science
  • 32 days’ paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance
  • Flexible working hours, home working policy and access to lunch vouchers

Apply online

Your application must include:

  • A motivation letter oriented towards the position and detailing your experience
  • A CV with contact details
  • List of publications (and patents, if applicable)
  • Contact details of 2 references

Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.


Application procedure and conditions

We kindly request applicants to provide their nationality for statistical purposes only, as part of our commitment to promoting diversity and ensuring equal opportunities in our workforce. This information will be kept confidential and will not be used for any discriminatory purposes.

LIST is dedicated to maintaining an inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without discrimination based on national origin, race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age, or disability.

Applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled. An assessment committee will thoroughly evaluate applications, adhering to guidelines designed to ensure equal opportunities. The primary criteria for selection will be the alignment of the applicant's existing skills and expertise with the requirements mentioned above.

Your diploma must be recognized in Luxembourg. Please refer to:




To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced


The following languages are optional but are considered a plus.
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
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