Would you like to use your computer skills in health research? Foundation Campus Biotech Geneva (FCBG) is looking for a full stack developer to contribute to brain imaging research. No previous knowledge of brain-related research is required, only your back- and front-end expertise.

Job Description

The FCBG is supporting research activities at the Campus Biotech which houses neuroscience laboratories from EPFL and the University of Geneva. Our Methods & Data facility (https://hnp.fcbg.ch/home/methods-data) aims at providing a state-of-the-art brain imaging database web portal to the housed labs, with the ultimate goal to create a data science platform leveraging open brain data for reproducible research.

The position is available at between 50% and 80% for up to 1 year.

Goal: Deploy and extend an existing Java database web portal within a Kubernetes microservice architecture to manage brain imaging data and process them with containerized tasks


  • Ensure the reliability of a data management solution already deployed with Kubernetes
  • Extend the functionalities of the solution by developing java plugins for improved data curation, processing and user interaction
  • Be open to both learn basic neuroimaging concepts and share expertise in microservices / dev ops with a team of neuroimaging experts and developers
  • Test / document / release the resulting code as per software development best practices
  • administration@fcbg.ch

Required profile



  • Computer science university degree at Master level, or equivalent.
  • Linux Administration, cloud computing and networking (dns, ssl, etc.)
  • 1-3 year experience with Web Development and Web Service APIs
  • 1-3 year experience in Java
  • 2-4 year experience in databases (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
  • 1-3 year experience developing and maintaining a production service
  • 1-3 year experience with container orchestration (Kubernetes, Terraform)
  • Git / GitHub version control
  • Proficiency in English


  • Experience with data science infrastructure
  • Some experience in customer interaction
  • Experience with medical data
  • Experience with metadata / semantic web technologies (e.g. RDF, SPARQL)
  • Proficiency in French

Application: send an email with subject “M&D: Developer Full-Stack” attaching resume, cover letter, contact details of two references, work certificate, and grade transcripts if graduation less than 2 years ago,
to administration(at)fcbg.ch

Starting date: as soon as possible


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