Who are you?

You are a front-end developer who likes to work with modern web development frameworks like React, who does not shy away from building a visualization from scratch, and who would like to contribute to Open Source software and Open Data, biomedical science and patient well being.


And we?

The Hyve is a young, international Bio-IT company, employing software developers, solutions architects and data engineers. We are dedicated to delivering solutions that support scientists in life sciences and healthcare R&D using open source software, open data and open standards. Our vision is to enhance the quality and impact of biomedical research by providing biomedical informatics solutions.


Your responsibilities

  • Developing new front ends for data exploration, visualization and analysis
  • Integrating existing open source visualizations into a single user-friendly interface
  • Creating new visualizations from scratch (but using existing tools where possible)
  • Testing newly developed functionality
  • Creating Pull Requests for review by the community and reviewing PRs from other community members


Must have

  • Affinity with what we try to achieve at The Hyve: improving the world by providing biomedical scientists with excellent tools for managing their data
  • Plenty of experience with JavaScript (and HTML and CSS of course)
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Experience in writing unit tests
  • Healthy dose of curiosity and a willingness to learn
  • Based in or willing to move to The Netherlands


Should have

  • Experience with Redux/MobX
  • Experience with D3.js and/or Plot.ly


Nice to have

  • Affinity with genomics data, or life sciences more generally
  • Experience with Plot.ly, Git, Docker


What can we offer

  • 32-40-hour workweek
  • Competitive salary
  • A young, diverse and international team
  • Located in Utrecht, the heart of The Netherlands
  • Working for renowned research institutes worldwide
  • Working for research departments of most of the top 10 Big Pharma
  • We have a Personal Development Budget for each employee of The Hyve, to encourage investing in developing yourself personally or professionally.
  • Travel allowance and a retirement plan
  • A great workplace with team activities, table football, Game Nights and a piano



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