Software Engineer (Full stack) (f/m/d) - Singapore

Permanent employee, Full-time · Singapore

Hi there!

Come join our growing team and our mission: Helping researchers to find new treatment methods by providing them with the software they need? Our Singapore team is expanding and there is a lot to learn, discover and contribute.

Your future role
  • Develop new software and contribute to existing open source software
  • Work on an analytical platform which requires sub-second responses to complex queries
  • Work on applications, which support researchers in improving the treatment of patients
  • Get in touch with the latest technologies/concepts like Kubernetes and GraphQL
  • Help to shape the product by bringing in new ideas for features and usage of technologies
What you need to succeed
  • Excellent programming skills in at least one programming language e.g. Java, Python or JavaScript/TypeScript
  • You are a team player who loves to share knowledge and ideas with your colleagues
  • Ideally, you would have experience in developing and operating micro services on e.g. Kubernetes
  • Experience in at least one UI frameworks like React
  • Knowledge of SQL is a plus
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience, however fresh Computer Science graduates will also be considered
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Fluency in English
  • Currently based in Singapore
Why you will love working with us
  • Actively contribute to developing digital health solutions with a direct impact on the health and quality of life of others
  • Nonprofit work with a purpose: With us, you will find a fulfilling and meaningful task in a nonprofit environment that will advance our society
  • A diverse team of professionals from over 30 countries working together from 4 locations (Potsdam, Berlin, Singapore and Barcelona)
  • Subsidized gym membership to encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • A generous education budget of up to S$3000 and 2 education days per year (pro rata depending on your working hours) for courses, books, conferences, and your professional development
  • Real Work-Life-Balance with flexible working hours and various remote work models (100% remote, hybrid, 100% office)
  • Subsidized home broadband to support home and remote work locations
  • Support for your mental health: Weekly digital meditation sessions, one-on-one psychological sessions or peer group sessions with Likeminded
  • A first-class corporate health insurance that includes dental and maternity coverage
  • Subsidized annual check-up, to encourage regular health screening
  • Regular knowledge transfer through “all hands”, “town halls” and “Knowledge4Life” events
  • Several employee driven initiatives, every new colleague is welcome to participate in (for example the “Climate initiative” or “Diversity, Equality & Inclusion”)
  • An extensive and detailed on-boarding program to make your start at Data4Life as efficient and smooth as possible
Good to know
  • We especially welcome applicants from the LGBTQI+ community, people with a migration background, people of color, and individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses to the team.
  • If you need support or special assistance during the application or interview process due to a disability, please feel free to let us know and we are happy to accommodate you as much as possible.
About us

Data4Life is a nonprofit organization with the vision of making the world a healthier place. With a team of around 100 people from 30 different countries, we work together on the mission to digitize health research. By linking technology and research, we make health data available to research in a comprehensive, digital and secure way. Our interdisciplinary team in Potsdam, Berlin and Singapore brings together experts from fields such as product development, digital engineering, data security and science. Data4Life was founded in 2017 and is funded by the Hasso Plattner Foundation.

We care about

Diversity: Many different lives, careers, and development paths lead to Data4Life. We welcome experts from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences to our international team, offering everyone equal opportunities to be themselves and develop to the best of their abilities. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are not just nice words at Data4Life – we put them into practice in all of our activities and projects, striving to incorporate them in our everyday lives. For this reason, we signed the Charta der Vielfalt (Diversity Charter) in 2022.


The Climate: Data4Life is a member of the Leaders for Climate Action community and climate neutral since 2019.

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