Senior Software Developer - with a strong focus on architecture (m/f/x)


As a ZEISS initiative, we are building and operating a revolutionary online platform for the microscopy science community. The platform provides a marketplace for image processing algorithms and various collaboration functionalities in the cloud. It hosts everything from simple post-processing features to complex machine learning solutions. You will be part of a diverse and autonomous team actively promoting agile processes and the develops culture at ZEISS. Based in Munich we are driven by creativity and a strong desire to shape the digital future.

Your role:

  • Join the APEER team to build “the” cloud-based image processing platform on the market (https://www.apeer.com/)
  • Work with a modern technology stack ranging from Kubernetes-based ecosystem in Microsoft Azure cloud, to tools such as Terraform that enables Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Be an integral part of an international and cross-functional team of engineers, UX/UI experts and product owners, where you are responsible for the overarching technical solution of our platform
  • Create and develop our architecture towards a clean and reactive software solution by actively implementing critical parts of the system together with a team of front- /back-end engineers in an agile process
  • Take over technical leadership: drive technical discussions in the team, consult front-/backend engineers to develop sustainable software solutions and constantly look for ideas/solutions to improve the product and the toolchain together with the team
  • Drive the collaboration on a technical level with our internal and external partners to ensure the continuous delivery of business values to our customers
  • Be a technical leader of the people by promoting teamwork, knowledge sharing and collaboration

Your profile:

  • A degree in computer science or similar qualification
  • Several years of experience in similar role with technical leadership
  • A cloud native mindset with a strong experience in designing and developing cloud-based web applications; while understanding the limitations, pitfalls and benefits of cloud services through experience with cloud providers (Microsoft Azure, AWS)
  • A good overview of various frameworks, products and architectural design principles, as well as networking and security concepts
  • Proficient knowledge and strong skills in backend technologies (e.g. C#/ASP.NET Core), in frontend technologies (e.g. TypeScript and Angular), in containerization technologies (e.g. Docker and Kubernetes), and ideally also in SQL and non-SQL databases
  • Experience with DevOps topics like CI/CD, automated testing, configuration of logging and monitoring systems, infrastructure management etc.
  • Excellent communication skills in English to convey technical decisions to our clients and experts in non-technical domains
  • Proven success working with agile, interdisciplinary development teams
  • Relevant experience with other programming languages (e.g. Go) is a plus
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Antonia Schulze
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