Lead Developer

Job description

At SkinVision, we are on a mission to save the lives of 250,000 people in the next ten years by revolutionizing the way we care about our skin. Our technology mobilizes and empowers consumers to act on and manage their skin health, enabling a connection between our customers and the health system. If you’d like to be part of a team of a rapidly growing international startup in the health sector, please read on.

SkinVision offers a unique and scientifically-proven technology that empowers individuals to assess their skin for signs of skin cancer and is data-driven at its heart. Our platform runs on Amazon AWS and needs to be highly available and scale cost-effectively, while meeting the regulatory requirements for security and privacy. Our technology stack consists amongst others of Java, Ruby on Rails, Docker/Kubernetes, AWS (EC2, RDS, Redshift, SQS and various other), Torch & Keras.


We are looking for a Lead Developer that believes in what the SkinVision technology can mean for millions of people around the world to join our team and bring our platform to the next level. In this position, you’ll be the king ping in transitioning our Ruby-on-Rails based systems to a modern, micro-services based approach (preferably written in Java). You will work closely with the technical team to establish and maintain a solid and high-quality platform, development and deployment processes while at the same time being smart about the solutions we adopt. In Digital Health, it is key that the deployment is done traceable, automatically and transparently. You pay extra attention to gaining insight in how the system performs and why.

Job requirements

What you will bring in


  • You have solid Java (JVM-based languages) experience.
  • You have experience with (REST) API design and know the do’s and the don’ts.
  • Amazon AWS: experience with deploying/running systems on AWS. You understand the infrastructure needs to deploy a system robustly and in a highly available way.
  • DevOps experience with a focus on quality is a definite plus – at the very least you have experience with automated deployments, automated testing and Continuous Integration (CI) systems such as Jenkins, BitBucket Pipelines, CircleCI etc.
  • Experience with static analysis tools such as PMD, FindBugs, SonarQube etc. is a plus.
  • Solid experience with scrum / agile estimation – you know how to manage your work effectively/predictably and to work with a team.
  • You understand how you can use data to improve not only the function of the platform, but also how to make it operate even better. SQL and performance optimization is a plus.

What you can expect

  • A fast-growing scale-up environment in Amsterdam
  • Your work will save lives every day, and makes an impact globally
  • Help the SkinVision app to bring down the mortality rate of skin cancer drastically
  • Work with a very close team and be involved in key decisions on the product
  • Competitive salary and additional perks
  • And obviously: unlimited skin checks for you, your family and your friends

Do you feel energised by our mission and would use your technical skills to make an impact in world? We look forward to receiving your application.