We are seeking a highly-qualified

Software Engineer (m/f) for HealthCloud Platform

About us

The Hasso Plattner Institute holds a unique position in the landscape of 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.

Further, the HPI has committed itself to use its capabilities to address major societal challenges and to promote the implementation of innovative solutions in industry and society. In this context, the recently launched HealthCloud project aims to address the current deficiencies in the healthcare sector through a patient-centric, cloud-based platform for health data, ultimately enabling highly-individualized health provision at lower cost.

Candidate Profile

  • University degree in computer science, mathematics, or bioinformatics
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and experience with Java/Scala and JavaScript
  • Hands-on experience with the play framework or similar frameworks (Rails, Django, Spring)
  • Experience with big data concepts and technologies (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, SAP HANA) is a plus
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and to learn rapidly
  • Fluency in spoken and written English

Your Role

  • Take responsibility in the growing development team of the HealthCloud platform
  • Explore, evaluate, and implement the most recent technologies in scalable data management
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Participate in our team’s agile processes and influence these through regular sprint retrospectives
  • Proudly present the work of the development team towards project stakeholders

What we offer

  • The opportunity to have an impact on improving people's life 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
  • Regular social events with a fun team
  • A competitive salary and a workstation of choice


Contract: full-time
Start date: immediately

Please send your application documents via email to office-epic(at)hpi.de.

Hasso-Plattner-Institut für
Softwaresystemtechnik GmbH
Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Str. 2-3, 14482 Potsdam,