Back-end developer

By June 14, 2018Job openings

The goal of the back-end developer is to develop and maintain Nico.lab’s microservice architecture to ensure a scalable, fast, and cost-effective execution of the AI-based imaging biomarkers.

Nico.lab is an Amsterdam based company that was started 3 years ago by a group of enthusiastic engineers and physicians from the Academic Medical Center (AMC). Our focus: translating top-notch research into AI software tools for fast decision-making in the acute stroke setting, where every minute counts. Interested? Contact us at

What we require:
  • You are proficient in Python.
  • You have experience in developing and deploying applications on Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, or Amazon AWS.
  • You know how to structure and organise your code to maintain a clean logical distinction between different software components.
  • You understand the value of unit tests and integration testing, and how to apply these techniques in your projects.
  • You have experience of working in an agile environment and you know how to collaborate with front-end developers, testers and business stakeholders to deliver working software in rapid iterations.
What we prefer:
  • You have experience with Node.js and JavaScript.
  • You have experience in designing applications using microservice architecture.
  • You have experience with Google Cloud, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience using GIT or similar revision control systems.
  • Experience with continuous integration using CodeShip or Bitbucket Pipelines.
You are our dream candidate if:
  • You are familiar with Google Cloud ML Engine.
  • You have experience with image processing, specially medical images.
  • You are familiar with the DICOM file format and the DICOM transfer protocol.
What we offer:
  • Opportunity to impact the healthcare worldwide
  • Challenging work experience in a fast growing start-up with strong academic affiliations
  • Work within a fun multidisciplinary international team ?
  • Chance of living in Amsterdam: One of the most livable cities in the world, 2th best place for an IT job in Europe, and top 5 safest city in the world
  • Great office space with game nights, cocktail workshops, and other young start-ups