Vacancy: Full-stack Software Engineer

Who are you?

You are an excellent software engineer who likes to design and build open-source solutions, and you have an affinity with the life sciences. You are good at identifying the requirements for a solution design and implementing these in collaboration with the customer. You resonate with The Hyve's mission: improving the world by providing biomedical scientists with excellent tools for analyzing their data.

Who are we?

The Hyve is an international IT company employing software engineers, 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 Research Data Management (RDM) team. We focus on several RDM services, including FAIR by Design solutions. With our software engineering services, we can build and customize open-source tools to support life science research. An example of a FAIR by Design software solution is Fairspace, a platform that data stewards can use to design data models and that researchers can use to annotate, publish and collaboratively share their research data.

Your responsibilities

  • Write excellent code, tests, and documentation.

  • Review code from colleagues and community members.

  • Be an excellent sparring partner for other developers and architects when designing features and estimating workload.

  • Able to work both independently on a task and in a team on a project.

  • Data modeling, quality assurance, and maintenance (monitoring systems performance, vulnerabilities, and maintaining CI pipelines).

Must have

  • Experience with:
    • React

    • Python

    • Java

    • Relational databases, such as Postgres, MySQL, or Oracle

    • Spring or Java EE

    • Javascript

  • Software development and maintenance experience on various levels: defining requirements, designing, implementing, and testing the solution while focusing on the security, performance, and reusability of the solution and user experience

  • Strategic problem-solving, strong analytical skills

Nice to have

Experience with:

  • Resource Description Framework (RDF)

  • Docker

  • Kubernetes

  • Linux command line tools

  • Google Cloud Platform

We offer

  • Between 32-hour and 40-hour workweeks

  • A competitive salary and profit-sharing plans

  • A Personal Development Budget to encourage your personal and professional development

  • Travel allowance and a pension

  • A great workplace close to Utrecht Central Station (Utrecht, The Netherlands) with entertainment facilities such as a table football and a piano

  • Frequent team-building activities such as board games, city trips, karaoke nights, and outdoor sports

  • Opportunity to work with renowned research institutes worldwide

  • Opportunity to work with research departments of most of the top 10 pharma companies


For more information, please contact:

Sifra van Haaften, Talent Coach, or call us +31 30 7009713.

How to apply?

Please send your application to:

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