Software Architect (all genders) - BSSN Software, Lab Productivity Solutions

Posted 13 Mar 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 204184


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Your tasks

You are a software architect, eager to work on solutions that help scientists in laboratories around the world transition to a more digital way of working.

As a software architect, you will join a selected team of highly skilled developers and engineers creating cutting-edge products in the laboratory informatics space. The products you will be working on make scientific data more readily accessible for ease of integration, collaboration, analysis and long-term archiving. Your position includes improving existing systems and components and creating new systems, based on a scalable microservices architecture. This includes creating architecture and software design concepts, communicate and align these concepts with other experts, test the concepts in PoCs and work as part of the team implementing solutions based on the concepts. You'll be working as part of a highly engaged team in a fast-paced and continuously evolving environment using latest technologies with the opportunity to learn something new every day.


Who you are:

• University degree in Computer Science or comparable and several years of experience working in software engineering and strong analytical thinking

• Expert knowledge of architectural patterns for distributed systems, including messaging, horizontal scalability, authentication/authorization, security, high availability, monitoring, logging, and ideally frontends

• Strong knowledge of Java, JUnit, XML, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, JPA/Hibernate, SQL, REST and ideally RabbitMQ, WebSockets, Selenium, Guice

• Experience with Git, Maven and ideally with JIRA, Confluence, Docker, Kubernetes, MongoDB

• Experience with DevOps practices and tools for Continuous Integration/Deployment such as GitLab CI/CD or Hudson/Jenkins

• Experience with frontend development (HTML, JavaScript, CSS), modern frontend frameworks such as React, Vue.js or Angular and tools such as node.js, npm and Webpack
• Joy at creating concepts for creating stable, high-performant, maintainable software solutions and test-driven development processes including code reviews and a passion for high-quality code

• Fluent English is required, German language skills are a plus

• A team player, always eager to learn new skills and technologies



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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