Backend Engineer

Location Beerse
Discipline: Pharmaceutical
Job type: Freelance
Contact name: Oliver Holding Fay

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Job ref: 14287
Published: 25 days ago

For a leading pharmaceutical company, I am looking for a Backend Engineer to support the development of projects for the R&D organisation.


  • Re-building highly available and scalable platforms for cutting edge AI / ML solutions enabling scientists in drug discovery, R&D, safety, supply chain, & digital health.
  • Responsible for implementing / maintaining robust, complete unit testing for the various applications.
  • Responsible for participating in iterative design and implementation of the application’s UI.
  • Work closely with Frontend Engineers to seamlessly integrate with backend systems.
  • Work closely with AI researchers to support evolving R&D projects and implement new production features.


  • At least 3 years of experience in software development
  • Fluency in English (any other language a plus)
  • Go / Python programming language experience as well as Go / Python testing frameworks
  • Experience with creating micro-services that expose either REST / GRPC endpoints
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, with experience in PostGres JSONB preferred
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Docker and modern cloud deployment / interaction
  • Experience in committing code to public projects
  • Experience with web frameworks (e.g. React or Vue.js)
  • Experience with AI / ML workflows





6 months with a high chance of extension


Fully Remote


If you are interested in the above description, apply with your CV

PS: Did you also know that we offer an attractive referral scheme?

For more information please contact Oliver Holding Fay on +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or