Working at the EGI Foundation

About the EGI Foundation

The EGI Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation established to coordinate the EGI Federation, an international collaboration that provides advanced computing services for data-intensive research partnerships. At the EGI Foundation, our employees have the unique chance to work in direct contact with the major research data centres in Europe and international scientific collaborations that are the landmarks of European excellence in science.

The team is distributed across multiple countries in Europe, while the headquarters are based at Amsterdam Science Park. In our daily activities we have the opportunity of collaborating with partners around the globe in many projects involving communities in all domains of science.

At the EGI Foundation, we believe in the power of equality. We are an inherently diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are constantly improving our policies and practices to ensure a workplace where everyone can grow and feel at home. We strive to create a safe and professional working environment where people collaborate to achieve common goals and learn by working together.


The EGI Foundation offers a comprehensive benefits package to all its employees aligned with the national regulations.

  • Up to 31 days holidays, Christmas office closure, parental leave, end of year and performance bonuses
  • Health care contribution (in NL and in France), private pension scheme (in NL and in the UK)
  • Learning and development opportunities (individual and group trainings)
  • Relocation support (in NL)
  • Home-office allowance (remote employees), commuting costs (in NL)
How we work

The EGI Foundation keeps an open mind and offers flexibility in terms of location and working hours. Employees are based in Amsterdam or working remotely, spread across Europe. We optimise flexibility of work whilst deepening connections with each other thanks to online collaborative tools and many support platforms that keep us connected. We care about a healthy work-life balance.

Our values

Our values are our guiding principles. They define how we work and help us to do what we do so well. They are:

  • Openness – we communicate with integrity and keep our minds open;
  • Passion – our passion for science drives everything we do and we strive for continuous improvement;
  • Collaboration – it’s through teamwork and cooperation that we achieve greatness together;
  • Trust – we build trust in the community and we deliver on our promises;
  • Service – we are committed to serving research and innovation together.

We want to become an even greater place to work and want to build on our strengths as a flexible, international organisation, reaping the benefits of diversity and collaboration.

If you’d like to join us on this mission, we’d love to hear from you! Take a look at our vacancies, or send us your open application to  We are always looking for talented people to join our team.