Vacancy: Full-stack Developer (cBioPortal)

Who are you?

You are an excellent software developer who likes to focus on coding rather than solutions architecture and has an affinity for life sciences. You are completely comfortable with Java, (My)SQL, Spring (or Java EE) and Javascript and eager to learn and apply new technologies. Preferably, you have a working knowledge of the React Framework and TypeScript.

Who are we?

The Hyve is a young, international IT company, employing software developers, solutions architects and data engineers. We are dedicated to delivering solutions that support scientists in life sciences and healthcare R&D using open source software, open data and open standards. Our vision is to enhance the quality and impact of biomedical research by providing biomedical informatics solutions, and we believe that open source is the way to do this.

Currently we want to expand our Cancer Genomics team, where we work with cBioPortal to facilitate cancer research and treatment. Here the focus is on understanding cancer by looking at the molecular characteristics of the tumor, such as mutations and differences in gene expression or copy number, both from a research perspective and a clinical perspective. cBioPortal is used in a large number of cancer hospitals and pharma companies around the world, requiring an increasing amount of data integration and analytical features.

Your responsibilities

  • Write excellent code, tests and documentation

  • Review code from colleagues or community members

  • Be a good sparring partner for other developers and architects when designing features and estimating work

  • Be able to work both independently on a task and in a team on a project

Must have

  • Java experience

  • Database knowledge

  • Spring or Java EE experience

  • Javascript experience

  • Affinity with what we try to achieve at The Hyve: improving the world by providing biomedical scientists with excellent tools for analyzing their data

  • Decent communication skills in English

Nice to have

Experience with:

  • React

  • Docker

  • TypeScript

  • Linux command line tools

  • Amazon AWS

We offer

We offer a 32-40-hour workweek, a competitive salary and a pleasant working environment with young and bright colleagues.


For more information, please contact:

Sjoerd van Hagen, Team Lead Cancer Genomics and Target Discovery,

Harry van Haaften, Managing Director, +31 30 7009713,

How to apply?

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