Software Platform Engineer

Software Platform Engineer

Stockholm / Copenhagen

Stockholm / Copenhagen

About the Role

We are seeking a Software Platform Engineer to join our fast-moving tech team. In this role, you will be pivotal in developing and maintaining robust software platforms that support our cutting-edge digital biology initiatives. Your expertise in cloud-based infrastructure and backend development will be instrumental in building scalable, efficient, and resilient platform services.

Your role will involve close collaboration with interdisciplinary teams to ensure that our platform not only meets current operational needs but is also strategically positioned for future scalability and functionality enhancements. You will play a crucial role in our startup's technological advancement, contributing both to our immediate objectives and long-term vision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable and resilient software platforms, focusing on backend services and cloud infrastructure.

  • Implement and optimize cloud solutions, primarily in Google Cloud, to support the operational needs of software applications and data flow.

  • Be an active contributor to the company’s source code, across all projects.

  • Collaborate with various teams, including scientists and other engineers, to ensure seamless integration and operation of platform services.

  • Drive innovation in platform development to enhance performance, scalability, and productivity. Invent solutions to hard problems!

  • Contribute to the strategic planning of the platform architecture to support the startup’s growth and expansion.


  • Strong proficiency in programming languages, preferably Python, and familiarity with software development best practices.

  • Strong experience in software development, particularly in backend and cloud-based environments.

  • Experience in platform-level development, including data pipeline management, microservices architecture, and cloud-native technologies.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, interdisciplinary environment.

  • Effective communication skills, able to collaborate with both technical and non-technical team members.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

As a Software Platform Engineer in our team, you will have the opportunity to impact the future of digital biology through innovative platform development, playing a vital role in our company's success. We look forward to welcoming a proactive, skilled individual who is ready to take on this hard challenge.


  • Total compensation includes generous equity and benefits.

  • 30 vacation days and 13 public holidays per year.

  • Premium pension.

  • Parental leave.

  • Large office and private lab on the Karolinska Institute campus in Stockholm.


Our mission is to build foundational technologies to advance human health.

We believe rebels dare to question the status quo. Rebels solve the impossible. Rebels build the breakthroughs that define our future. We are rebels.

You'll be joining a team who has worked on the frontier of machine learning and synthetic biology at Google X, Stanford, UCSF, KTH, Thermo Fisher, and Enveda Biosciences. Our team is focused on accelerating the science of human health and ultimately change the trajectory of humanity. Join us and build the future.

IONLACE is an equal opportunity employer and we actively seek to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their background.

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