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

Working student onlyPotsdam, Germany

We develop image analysis tools that help scientists work with peta-scale microscopy images. Our WEBKNOSSOS platform is a leading tool for sharing and collaborating on image data of that scale. The server backend of WEBKNOSSOS is written in Scala with help from Postgres, RocksDB and a little Python. We need your help to develop new features, optimize existing use cases and integrate with other tools.
At scalable minds, you will build image analysis tools that help scientists make breakthrough discoveries with their massive image datasets, while honing your robust software engineering skills and working in a supportive and fun team environment.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 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 neurosciences and support biomedical research

About You

    You know Scala or are willing to learn it
    You take pride in teaching and leading from teammates, and enjoy constructive peer review in a respectful environment
    You have proficiency with Git, GitHub, and agile software development
    You know how to clearly structure solutions in code
    You have strong oral and written language skills in German and English
    You bring applicable knowledge of building a modern web stack, e.g. client-server architectures, REST APIs, databases
    Experience with Python is a bonus

We Offer

    Work on impactful tools for next breakthroughs in neuroscience
    Working student position available in Potsdam
    Remote work possible (in Germany)
    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 software engineers 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