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Front-end software engineer

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, HasseltProduct team

Job description

Our mission

UgenTec is an international and fast-growing bio-IT company specialized in the development of diagnostic & workflow software for molecular laboratories. The UgenTec software solutions are situated on the challenging crossroad between IT, data science and biotechnology. We’re on a mission to heavily disrupt the rules in our market and are already recognized with multiple awards that confirm the value and promise of that mission. The UgenTec headquarters are located in Hasselt at the Corda Campus, where a diverse team of 50 people is bringing our SaaS software suite to the global market.


Your team

As a front-end software engineer, you join our development team in making the UgenTec vision a reality. We have a diverse team where you’ll be able to learn from others and where your experience will be required to meet our goals. The development team finds pride in applying proper software engineering techniques, while working towards results the agile way.


What you'll do

As a frond-end software engineer, you will be taking up a key role in creating appealing user experiences for healthcare applications. As our FastFinder product portfolio is growing, so are our application development challenges: you will participate in developing application features, establishing engineering best practices, and defining architectural approaches for complex problems. You will end up in a thriving environment, applying proper software engineering with a healthy focus on the usability of our applications.

Job requirements

What you’ll bring to the team

You are an outstanding and passionate software engineer that likes to go the extra mile, and expect your colleagues to do the same. You always look for the best solutions and you like doing things the right way, spreading your front-end knowledge throughout the team. You are experienced or interested in most of the following:

  • Modern web stack: HTML / CSS / JS
  • Application frameworks such as Angular
  • TypeScript & clean coding principles
  • Testing frameworks such as Jest and Cypress
  • You have a proper sense of good UX design
  • You’re fluent in Dutch & English (speaking and writing alike)

Was this list a bit much? We have a broad software stack that is constantly evolving. We do not expect you to be an expert from day one, but we do expect a motivated and can-do attitude.


Our offer

UgenTec stands for a stimulating scale-up atmosphere where you can grow your capabilities in an open and no-nonsense company culture. We want you to do the work you feel great at, or that you would like to become great at.

We combine cutting edge technology with a streamlined product process to ensure we deliver only the best solutions to our customers. If you feel like this could be the next big thing for you, make sure you’re not going to miss out and come over to have a chat with us.

We offer competitive salaries including:

  • a car + fuel card (or mobility budget)
  • meal vouchers
  • mobile subscription
  • hospitalization insurance

You’ll work from our headquarters in Hasselt, Belgium, with an option to work from home for 3 days a week.

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