Kotlin Developer – Scientific Programmer

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The Sano Centre for Computational Medicine is a new International Scientific Foundation located in Kraków, Poland. Sano aspires to be a major translational scientific institute, operating at the meeting point of academic science, established MedTech industry, and emerging start-up environment, combining the best of these three perspectives. Established with support from the European Commission and the Foundation for Polish Science, Sano aims to be a major driving force behind the advancement of computational medicine for the benefit of healthcare systems worldwide.

Sano will act as a core technology and expertise provider for industry, and creator of innovation, developing state-of-the-art solutions for healthcare. Thanks to the substantial funding and excellent European partnership network, Sano will bring a critical mass to this transformational field of research, in order to translate scientific advancements onto clinical practice. Sano’s ambition is to become the Reference Centre for Computational Medicine in Central Europe and build a reputation as a leading center on a global level. 

As a cross-disciplinary institution, Sano will use machine learning/artificial intelligence (ML/AI), large scale computer simulations, data science, and other computational technologies towards overcoming global challenges in healthcare systems. The research agenda will be executed in close collaboration with Partners in Poland, EU and USA.

We value:

  • Passion – Passion in what we do, engagement in Sano operations, taking responsibility, providing initiative, being happy at work.
  • Innovation – Boldness in articulating and pursuing novel ideas, courage to think outside the box.
  • Integrity – Directness, openness, tolerance and respect. Scientific integrity (we do not cut corners).
  • Diversity – Diversity in backgrounds, cultures and opinions of Sano employees. Promotion of women in STEM.

You will help turn scientific vision into tangible solutions for clinicians and patients. Your high-quality code will propel new healthcare products, for improvement treatment and wellbeing of citizens in Poland and abroad. You will work with Sano’s researchers and clinical collaborators to bring Sano’s technology to hospitals and patients.

We invite you to join a team of professionals at the core of a new, fully independent research institute. Our common task will be to assist, to the best of our abilities, excellent Sano researchers in bringing their novel solutions to healthcare industry, hospitals, doctors, and patients. We will do that by setting high standards of software development and data management, where no corners are cut, and the patient’s benefit is the ultimate goal.

You will work in a collaborative environment, together with other data and software engineers, computational medicine researchers, and medical doctors.

Your tasks will include:

  • Writing new mobile software and improving existing software to acquire important information from clinicians and patients, to analyse that medical data, visualise results, and gain valuable insight;
  • Creating production-grade mobile solutions for patient at home recovery, disease progress prediction, and clinical intervention follow-up assessment;
  • Integrating the application with external APIs for additional information source;
  • Collaborating with researchers and clinicians to enable translation of new scientific outcomes to everyday healthcare;
  • Keeping your smile on and not minding technological challenges.

We require the following:

  • Excellent Kotlin programming skills;
  • At least 3 years of experience in development of web or mobile software, and at least 1 year of experience in Kotlin development (you may be asked to show us your code if it’s possible);
  • Understanding REST APIs;
  • Excellent code development skills, including test-driven programming and refactoring;
  • Practical knowledge of backend solutions for persistence layer and relational (SQL) databases;
  • Knowledge of Git and understanding of code review procedures;
  • Fluent command of English (Polish not required).

Nice to have:

  • Experience in full-stack development of production-grade web applications;
  • Experience with data analysis with Python;
  • Experience with cloud backend (AWS, Azure or other similar);
  • Data visualisation skills and knowledge of tools for interactive data drill-down, aggregation, and dashboards (for instance Power BI).

We offer a contract for employment with a gross monthly salary between 14 000 and 16 000 PLN gross, and a wide range of perks and benefits, including:

  • Contract of employment until the end of 2023 (with an option to extend);
  • Private medical plan;
  • Sports card; 
  • Flexible working hours; 
  • Remote work (though our welcoming office is available);

You can work in Windows or Linux, whichever suits you better.

Sano is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritize diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

Do you recognize yourself in the job profile? Then we look forward to receiving your application.

Applications in .pdf should include:

  • a curriculum vitae;

Apply through Sano recruitment system. If you would like to apply for future openings feel free to send your application to our database.​