Software developer

What are you going to do?

As a software developer at eLabNext, you will develop, design, and implement products. The purpose is to keep innovating and expanding our software to have a continually improving experience with our software products. To do so, you can think about the following day to day activities:

  • Implementing projects from our roadmap
  • Improving the codebase
  • Dividing requirements into actionable tasks
  • Creating tests (specs) for features based on requirements
  • Requesting code reviews
  • Writing code according to the style guides
  • Fixing flickering specs
  • Providing (proactive) cutting edge solutions for specific tickets-issues

Also, you have co-responsibility in assuring the code quality and continuous integration. Your focus will always be on guaranteeing our products’ stability, performance, and security.

Who are you?

  • You are an experienced backend web/db engineer
  • You are analytical, thorough and pro-active
  • You can deal with a significant amount of autonomy and independence
  • You have proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • You’ve studied in the field of software engineering, computing, bioinformatics, or mathematics
  • You have experience with, continuous integration & test automation
  • You also have the essential attitude to help one another to be great (team player)
  • You want to come to the office for a minimal of two days a week and live in a radius of max. 100 km of our office

Perks & Benefits

  • Grow with us! We understand the importance of personal development in your career and life. That’s why we provide a substantial budget for training, conferences, or a (career) coach. We want to contribute and give you the time, tools, and space needed to discover your strengths when working with us.
  • We offer an environment where people get the opportunity to grow and learn by doing. We embrace mistakes and learn from them.
  • There is room for sparring with colleagues, trying new things, and buddy-up to learn from each other.
  • Kind and friendly working atmosphere. We are a scaling-up company with a start-up vibe and a major corporate firm’s (Eppendorf) back-up.
  • We offer the opportunity to do short-term assignments abroad for experience, personal development, and hopefully, fun.
  • A pension scheme so you can retire happily
  • Home office setup, we get you your proper home office setup
  • Flexible working options
  • Working from home allowance and commuting allowance
  • Bonus, when we do well, we all profit together
  • 25 days of holiday leave per year
  • Work hard, party hard, goal celebrations, Friday drinks, team outings, and our South African colleagues promised us a Braai.
  • An attractive salary with clear and transparent growth potential to match with your personal ambitions and plans
  • Most of all, we want to be that employer that wants to make sure you walk around happy

About us

With our software solutions, we help modern scientists in R&D laboratories of academic institutes, pharma, biotech companies, and start-ups in the process of digitizing their workflows. We facilitate our clients to exploit life sciences’ enormous potential and accelerate research. We contribute to the added value that life sciences research can offer our world and work with researchers to enable discoveries in various fields. Our clients work on topics ranging from cancer research, sustainable food production in areas where cultivation seems impossible, or the development of COVID-19 vaccines, and many more.

What working as a Software Engineer within eLabNext makes unique is:

  • You get to be responsible for the high quality of a complex, globally used product while keeping that start-up vibe and informal atmosphere.
  • Be part of an international and multi-disciplinary team and learn from your colleagues
  • Work with impact! Help our customers to be successful and see the results of your work when innovations reach the market
  • Develop your life science knowledge while doing IT
  • Use cutting-edge technologies like cypress/cucumber in combination with GitLab pipelines

You will work within our Development team, which currently consists of 9 other team members. Our headquarters is in Groningen, and we have a sales office in Boston, US. You will work out of Groningen.

How to apply

Please apply online if this could be the next step in your career endeavor. We consider all applications until the position is filled.

If we are enthusiastic, we will invite you for an introductory meeting. This will most likely be a digital meeting at first.

An assessment can be part of the selection process. Recruiters, no please.

Find out more

For more information about this vacancy, please get in touch with Haike Zegwaard, Team lead Development at eLabNext in The Netherlands

phone +31 50 ​720 00 55 or email:

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