Software Engineer (Design Hub)

Budapest, Hungary

Meet ChemAxon:

ChemAxon is an open and friendly science-driven company working with world-leading life science researchers to progress the value and utility of chemistry information. We provide a unique and transparent environment in which you can consider and create the best possible technical solutions for demanding users.

Location: Budapest, Váci Greens Office Park

About this position:

We are looking for a developer who will help us in developing our GROWing product even better.

About this product:

Design Hub helps the medicinal chemists’ daily life in designing, analyzing, & prioritizing their ideas while tracking their drug discovery process in a Kanban system. Our solution can run on-premise or in the cloud. We also provide full software as a service solution for many customers, we deploy, monitor, and maintain it in AWS using Terraform/Terragrunt and Pagerduty. The Team owns the whole product’s life cycle from user research, development, deployment, monitoring, and operations.

We are working in many areas - frontend, backend, AWS, DevOps... You can decide which area is most interesting for you. The codebase is still young, so not much legacy code and lots of greenfield work.

Our technology stack:

  • Javascript / Typescript
  • Frontend: React, Redux (Angular)
  • Backend: Node.js, Express.js, Knex.js
  • Relational Databases (PostgreSQL)
  • AWS - ECS, RDS, Lambda, ApiGateway, etc.
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • CI in Jenkins2 pipeline scripts
  • Gitlab CI/CD

Your Responsibilities:

  • Writing clean code covered by tests
  • Deploying code to AWS
  • Supporting of production environments including 24x7 on-call rotations
  • Staying up to date with software and industry trends and representing a willingness and capability to quickly learn new technologies required for accomplishing project goals
  • Owning and driving improvements to our build and release scripts, tools, and processes

Experience, skills, and knowledge you should bring to us:

  • 4+ years developer experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals in design patterns, clean code principles, data structures, algorithm design, problem-solving
  • Very good knowledge of modern Javascript/Typescript, React, and CSS
  • Good knowledge of relational databases
  • Experience with RESTful API design and development
  • Collaborative mindset, with solid written and verbal communication skills

Extras that we would appreciate:

  • Critical thinking and involvement in new feature designs (from first sketches to the “pixel perfect” design)
  • Creating UI with a good eye for improving user experience
  • Knowledge of AWS - ECS, RDS, Lambda, or other AWS services
  • Knowledge of Terraform/Terragrunt
  • Knowledge of Gitlab CI/CD

Experience and benefits we can offer you:

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving company
  • You will be a valued member of a creative and supportive agile team (we use Scrum & Kanban)
  • Trainings, conferences, technical mentoring, and coaching supporting your personal development
  • Pleasant atmosphere: leisure and recreation area, playing corner for children, English lessons, yearly user conference with social programs, innovation days, and hackathons
  • ChemAxon works with global Top500 client companies (R&D) and universities with science curriculum, therefore you will gain insights about these dynamically evolving industries.
  • Everyday use of English in a multicultural environment

COVID info

Although we are a great believer that colocation supports collaboration and the flow of knowledge, we mostly work from home at the moment. The office - with all the necessary safety regulations & equipment - is still open for those who prefer to work there.

For some info on ChemAxon, you can check two videos:

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