We are seeking a highly-qualified

Senior Backend Developer (m/f)

About us

With Gesundheitscloud, the Hasso-Plattner-Institute (HPI) is establishing a patient-centric platform for digital health data. The project addresses the current deficiencies in the healthcare sector by giving patients ownership and full control over their data, at the same time enabling digital health applications to provide highly personalized healthcare. You'll work with us to build a cloud-based system that interconnects the different areas of the digital healthcare landscape through cutting-edge technologies all the while maintaining the highest levels of privacy and data security.

This is an opportunity to join a lean team with significant strategic and financial backing from widely regarded organizations, and to work on a project that has the potential to become a major driver of societal change. The HPI itself holds a unique position among the German universities in the area of IT systems engineering. It offers research and teaching programs with the highest standards and has significantly contributed to the advances of computer science on an international level with partners in academia and industry. 

www.gesundheitscloud.de (in German)

Who You Are

  • Coding in Java, Scala, or Go is second nature to you
  • You are excited about building APIs and cloud services in a modern distributed environment
  • You love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team
  • You take ownership of the projects you develop and make sure they are well built and always available
  • You hope to be part of cutting edge, high profile projects


  • University Degree or relevant experience as an IT professional
  • 5+ years of experience as a developer with recognized industry patterns, methodologies, and techniques
  • 3+ years of real-world experience coding in Scala, Java, or GoProven experience with 3 or more of the technologies listed below
  • Strong familiarity with cloud-based architectures and how to run them is a plus
  • Solid knowledge of encryption or authentication schemes is also a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Our tech stack

Scala, Java, Go, Finatra, Play, ES6, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Azure, PostgreSQL, SAP Hana

We offer

  • A competitive salary and a workstation of choice
  • Flexible work schedules and a start-up mindset
  • The opportunity to have an impact on improving peoples' lives with innovative technology
  • Working with cutting-edge cloud and data management technologies
  • Opportunities to keep learning: we encourage the participation of trainings and conferences
  • An inspiring atmosphere on the HPI campus and excellent connection to public transportation
  • World-class Espresso and soft drinks are on the house.

Contract: full-time
Start date: immediately

Please apply via the GesundheitsCloud Recruiterbox 

für Digital Engineering gGmbH
Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3
14482 Potsdam