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Ugentec Development Academy

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, HasseltEngineering team

Job description

Are you a software enthusiast graduating in 2022? Are you looking for a place to turn your theoretical knowledge into practical experience? Then we got the job for you!


For the first time since our founding in 2014 we are starting our own, in-house UgenTec Development Academy. We are looking for 3 of the best, most impressive young-graduates to join us for a 5-week immersion training in front- and back-end development, UgenTec tools and our agile way of working. After this period we'll celebrate your second graduation of the year and you will have all the theoretical and practical knowledge to join our Product Development team at UgenTec. 


Our mission at UgenTec

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 software engineer you'll 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.

Job requirements

Who we're looking for

You are just graduated in computer sciences, or a similar field. You are motivated to get started in your first job and would like to go the extra mile. Showing initiative with a proper sense of responsibility is your second nature.


You are interested, and ideally have a first (non-professional) experience, in the following:

• Clean code, object-oriented design

• C#, ASP.NET Core Web API

• Modern front-end development: Angular, TypeScript

• Azure SQL Server, NoSQL

• Docker, Python, Microservices architecture, …


Was this list a bit much? 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 development 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.


When joining our academy, which will start in September 2022, you'll participate in 5 weeks of intensive training. Every week has a different focus. You'll enjoy a UgenTec week, where you'll learn the ins and outs of our company, a back-end week, a front-end week and you'll conclude your training with participating in a 2 week sprint. After the academy, you'll be a fully functioning product development team member.


When joining our academy, we offer attractive salaries with extensive benefits. 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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