Senior Software Developer

Be part of the success story for developing software focused on delivering cutting edge clinical & genomic research environments, integrated to the supporting customers structures. Join the R&D team!
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Senior Software Developer 

BC Platforms is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our R&D Discovery & Research Platform Development team for the Life Sciences industry. The team is developing software focused on delivering cutting edge clinical and genomic research environments, integrated to the supporting structures of the Customer. The aim is to enable end users to design and execute the most sophisticated population level, and epidemiological study scenarios. 

BC Platforms software modules provide highly granular access, data, and analysis management in environments with strictest security and performance requirements, covering hospital data, clinical studies, high volume genomic data, and other biomarker data. These are coupled with sophisticated and secure analytics workflows with configurable calculation capacity and resources. 

This position is located in Espoo, Finland as part of the R&D function. 

What you will be working on:

  • Independently produce high-quality software
  • Lead the design and development of software solutions based on functional requirements advised from e.g. Product Manager, Head of Development or the customer in order to be able to turn the requirements into a usable product
  • Take responsibility for your and team technical deliveries to reach the time and quality targets by comprehending the whole codebase including frontend, backend, database and integrated services
  • Coordinate work of a larger group of developers to ensure a successful delivery
  • Coordination work with other developers, asking help from experts in another area and guiding others in technical problems
  • Contribute to architectural planning
  • Guide others in technical issues
  • Propose improvements to the software development process
  • Build a culture of open communication, helping others and having a technical ambition

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • Strong experience 3-5 years preferably in:
    • Enterprise software development or 
    • Genomic data analysis
  • Full-stack programming experience (React and Spring Boot or similar)
  • Good understanding of at least some of the following areas:
    • RESTful service design and microservices
    • PostgreSQL
    • GCP, AWS, Azure
    • TypeScript
    • Docker, Shell Scripting
    • GitLab CI
    • Healthcare IT systems and data (e.g. HL7, FHIR)
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • People skills for coordinating work with other developers, maintaining a good level of communication, motivating others in challenging situations and helping other developers to learn and grow
  • Eagerness to learn and grow as a professional

Additional Information

This position is located in Espoo, Finland as part of the R&D function. BC Platforms offices are based in Helsinki, Zurich, Boston and Singapore, requiring flexibility in scheduling meetings across geographies.


Please apply as soon as possible but no later than August 20, 2021. Send us your application via LinkedIn Easy Apply or via our Career Site If you have public projects on GitHub or similar, please mention them in your application. With any questions related to the job description, please send them to

Who we are

BC Platforms is a global leader in providing a powerful data and technology platform for personalized medicine and drug development, accelerating the translation of insights into clinical practice.

BC Platforms operates the Global Data Partner Network, which provides access and analytics on genomic and clinical cohort data for drug developers currently providing access to over 12m subjects across five continents.

Our technology drives the infinite loop between personalized care and research discoveries, leveraging latest science, deep technical expertise, strategic partnerships, and harmonized, diverse data collections.

Our high performing platforms enable high throughput genomic data production, flexible data integration, secure data management, efficient analysis and interpretation of molecular and clinical information.

Founded in 1997 from an MIT Whitehead project spinoff, the Company has a strong scientific heritage underpinned by over 20 years of working in close collaboration with a network of leading researchers, developers, manufacturers and vendors. BC Platforms has global operations with its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, research and development in Espoo, Finland, and sales and marketing in Boston, USA, London, UK and Singapore. For more information, please visit

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BC Platforms offers

BC Platforms has got you covered with the following perks and benefits.

  • Learning & Development

    Opportunity to learn from great and talented colleagues on meaningful work content and grow your competencies. BC Platforms is committed to develop its Learning & Development Programme to further it in a continuous path of improvement.

  • Talented colleagues in great locations

    BC Platforms has offices in Zurich, Greater Helsinki, Boston and Singapore in three continents. Part of our people work also from the home offices from different locations around the globe.

  • BC|Days Events

    Our bi-annual BC|Days Events are dedicated to our strategy work having all our people involved.

  • Competitive compensation

    We offer a competitive salary. In addition, if the company reaches its targets, everyone gets to enjoy the success. We emphasize the long-term impact and reward our people for their success on the long-term growth of the company.

  • Healthcare & Wellbeing

    Our people’s health and wellbeing is important to us. We offer private healthcare plans or healthcare insurance plans and travel insurances for all of our employees.

  • Work-life balance

    As much as we are eager to work with our colleagues, customers and other stakeholders, we provide a good work-life balance with flexible hours and paid time off.

  • Work equipment

    We want to offer you a great onboarding also from the equipment point of view. You will receive a laptop, a mobile phone and headphones. In addition, we offer you a variety of tools and lots of learning regarding our state-of-the-art software solutions.

  • Free snacks and beverages


Besides from the ground-breaking work we do in the healthcare and life science segments for genomic and clinical data management and analysis, we enjoy BC|Team camaraderie.

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