Jobs: Scala software engineer (m/f/x)

Full-time or part-time
Potsdam, Germany

We are looking for a Scala software engineer to support our team. Together with the team, you will build image analysis tools and services for life scientists specialized in connectomics - helping scientists make breakthrough discoveries with massive image datasets. If you are interested, please contact us at .moc.sdnimelbalacs%40olleh Please include a brief application and your CV.

What You Will Do

● Expand and develop new features for the open-source webKnossos server backend● Design, own and develop highly scalable and available services for working with petabyte-sized image datasets● Engineer fast and scalable storage solutions for 3D image data annotations● Integrate APIs and data formats with other open-source, scientific tools and workflows● Work with a high degree of freedom and self-organisation in a tech-savvy team● Build tools for customers from neuro- and life sciences and support the biomedical research community

About You

● You know Scala or are willing to learn it● You take pride in teaching and leading from team mates, and enjoy constructive peer review in a respectful environment● You have proficiency with Git, GitHub, and agile software development● You have strong oral and written language skills in German and English● You bring applicable knowledge of building a modern web stack, e.g. with Scala, Play Framework, REST, PostgreSQL, Javascript● Experience with Python is a bonus

We Offer

● Work on impactful tools for next breakthroughs in neuroscience● Part or full time position available in Potsdam● Remote work possible (in Germany)● 30 days holiday per annum● High-end laptop of your choice for development, e.g. MacBook Pro● Flexible work hours and work arrangements● Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills● Small, friendly team where everybody's input is valued● Regular check-ins with your mentor● Opportunities for personal and professional growth● Monthly social events● Free drinks and snacks at the office

About The Team

scalable minds builds software tools and solutions for the reconstruction of large-scale 3D image datasets in neuroscience. Our machine-learning applications and web-based data annotation tools help scientists push their cutting-edge neuroscience research and focus on the Biology rather then on the tech.webKnossos is an open-source web-platform for viewing, annotation, and sharing peta-scale 3D microscopy datasets for biomedical research.
Our team primarily consists of professional software developers and hard, techy problems inspire our work. As a small team, everybody is included in the decision making and can build on the support of their peers. We encourage an open, relaxed work environment both at the office or when working remotely.We have a very close relationship with our costumers and regularly engage with them to improve our products. Any changes to our products are directly noticed and appreciated by them.

Company details

Office Location: August-Bebel-Straße 27, 14482 PotsdamWebsite:
Please send us a brief application with a CV via email:moc.sdnimelbalacs%40olleh