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Back-end developer

2000 - 3000 EUR nett/month
Type of employment employer
Working hours full time
Employment types project contract
Job types temporary / seasonal employment
Date posted 10-06-2021
End date 11-07-2021

We require

cv document required
Foreign language English

Offer description

This is a full-time, fixed term (10 month), remote working position.


Metacognis is a start-up aiming to reform the way science is communicated and performed. In partnership with the Francis Crick Institute (London, UK) we are developing an online platform, Heron, which makes the navigation and standardization of scientific literature possible.
A successful applicant will have a chance to work in a team of highly motivated engineers and scientists with expertise in AI, software development, biomedicine and engineering and have a meaningful impact on biomedicine and scientific research.

Key responsibilities

The back-end developer will be responsible for the concepting, creating and building highly performant algorithms for the back-end and middleware, and collaborate closely both with the AI-team and the front-end team.

This is a remote working opportunity, mainly e-communicating with the core team located in the UK. Travel to the UK will not be required.

Key experience and competencies

The post holder should embody our core values: bold, imaginative, open, dynamic and collegial, in addition to the following:

Essential skills & experience

• Fluent in Java
• Experienced in Python
• Comfortable using source control (Git)
• Pro-active attitude
• Able to work in small dynamic team
• Able to progress independently and taking responsibility

Desired skills & experience

• Experience in code optimization
• Familiarity with word ontologies and NLP
• Experience with graph databases
Paul Street