Full-Stack Software/Data Engineer

Key information

  • Publication date:22 July 2024
  • Workload:80 – 100%
  • Contract type:Unlimited employment
  • Language:German (Intermediate)
  • Place of work:Schlieren

Full-Stack Software/Data Engineer

NEXUS is a leading provider of innovative solutions in the field of personalized health technology. We are looking for a talented and experienced Full-Stack Software/Data Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you are responsible for the conception and implementation of data-centric software solutions incorporating modern technologies. You support research by providing easy access to health data and make a valuable contribution to the further development of the healthcare system in Switzerland.

Job description

  • You are excited about using data to revolutionize personalized health technology?
  • You have experience with full-stack software engineering?
  • You have experience with the planning and implementation of IT systems?
  • You can process structured and unstructured data and make it available for analysis?
  • You have experience with implementing data-centric software solutions?
  • You understand the security requirements when working with sensitive health data?

Yes? We have an exciting challenge for you!


  • You independently plan, design and implement data-centric full-stack software solutions from database modeling to API structuring to user interface design and implementation, primarily using Postgres, Django REST Framework and Vue.js
  • You develop data pipelines to extract, transform, store, and make data available and interoperable
  • You manage and maintain your solutions on secure platforms with a high level of automation
  • You manage your projects independently and collaborate with various stakeholders
  • You collaborate with cross-functional project teams to understand data requirements and provide guidance on data structure, availability and usage



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing data-centric full-stack software solutions
  • Experience in developing web applications using frameworks such as Django REST Framework, Vue.js or similar
  • Experience in working with Linux/Unix operating systems and writing scripts (e.g. bash, python)
  • In-depth knowledge of container technologies such as Docker or similar
  • Fluent in English, both verbal and written

In addition to the essentials we are looking for:

  • Proactive and self-motivated, with a passion for staying updated on emerging technologies and industry trends
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to translate business needs into technical solutions
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of German

We offer

  • Training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility for part-time work and home office
  • Motivated team aiming to work together
  • Diverse tasks
  • Support cutting edge research in health care
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Curious? So are we.

Join our team and make a significant impact on the field of personalized healthcare by developing state-of-the-art applications that empower our users and drive medical advancements. Apply now and be part of our exciting journey towards revolutionizing healthcare through technology.

We look forward to receiving your online application including:

  • cover letter
  • CV
  • reference letters/work certificates
  • Relevant certificates and diplomas 

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information please contact David Meyer, (no applications) or visit our website . As a core facility, we do not offer PhD or Postdoc training positions.

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