Platomics is dedicated to bringing the power of personalized medicine into everyday healthcare by making genetic testing easy and affordable. For this purpose, our team applies the most advanced computing technologies to enable big data processing and analysis in healthcare. We are a vibrant team, with backgrounds in bioinformatics, genetics, and software development.

As a Database Engineer you are responsible to design, develop, and maintain our database services. You are experienced working in a UNIX-based server environment, show a willingness to analyze issues end-to-end, from application level, through database down to storage and care about quality and performance of services. You work in a team of highly motivated developers, interacting daily with our cross-functional team of bioinformaticians, engineers, and other professionals.

Required Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge designing and maintaining PostgreSQL databases

  • Experience working in a Linux environment including memory management, I/O tuning, configuration and security

  • Willingness to analyze issues through the whole tech stack from application, through database down to storage layer

  • Experience in performance optimization of database queries

  • Knowledge of building highly available, and highly fault-tolerant databases for distributed (micro)services

  • Passion for clean, concise, and maintainable code

  • Experience with version control systems such as Git

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience in agile development and a product-focused mentality


  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art application level database frameworks like Liquibase, Hibernate or Spring Data

  • Proficiency in deployments on Kubernetes

  • Knowledge of CI/CD tools like GitLab CI or Jenkins

  • Experience with distributed SQL databases like Greenplum, CockroachDB, or YugabyteDB

  • Dedicated to mentoring junior members of the team

We offer

  • Interdisciplinary and dedicated teams

  • Exciting challenges in a fast moving domain

  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies

  • A flexible work schedule

The Platomics office is very conveniently located close to Praterstern, easily reachable via U1, U2, S-Bahn and ÖBB.

You’ll earn a salary starting at a minimum of EUR 44.660 per year (according to IT-KV). Willingness for over-payment is given for candidates with proper experience and/or qualifications. 

If you are interested in strengthening our team please e-mail your CV.

Apply via: or call +43 660 710 93 70