Back-end Software Engineer

22 February 2024

Are you inspired by breakthroughs in healthcare technology? Do you have a passion for making a meaningful impact in the lives of those who are most vulnerable? Join Mentech, a leader in health technology innovation, and be part of a team dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities or dementia. We invite you to bring your talent and passion to our dynamic team as we push the boundaries of what is possible in healthcare technology.


About Mentech

Located in Eindhoven, Mentech is a pioneer in the field of health technology. Our mission is to enhance the lives of people with intellectual disabilities or dementia through innovative solutions. Our flagship product, Hume, is a testament to our commitment. This advanced platform employs sensors, behavioral models, and artificial intelligence to interpret and communicate emotions, pain, or discomfort, enabling caregivers to provide better, more empathetic care.


Job description

As a Back-end Software Engineer at Mentech, you will play a critical role in advancing our product offerings. Your expertise in Java, coupled with your knowledge of cloud-based systems, particularly AWS, will be instrumental in developing new features and ensuring our platforms are reliable and efficient. This position offers the unique opportunity to work closely with a multidisciplinary team, translating complex requirements into impactful software solutions.


What will you do?

  • Develop and enhance the back-end of our product systems using Java, focusing on performance, scalability, and security.
  • Participate actively in all phases of the application lifecycle, with an emphasis on coding, debugging, and integration.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers, data scientists, and healthcare professionals to deliver seamless solutions that make a real difference.
  • Leverage cloud-based technologies, specifically AWS, to deploy and manage solutions effectively.
  • Contribute to code reviews, continuous integration, testing, and deployment processes to maintain high standards of quality and efficiency.


What do we look for in you?


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated experience in back-end development, preferable in Java.
  • Proficiency in cloud services, especially AWS, and experience in deploying and managing cloud-based solutions.
  • Experience in developing REST APIs and working with relational databases in enterprise software.
  • Familiarity with containerization tools like Docker.
  • Experience with Git, CI/CD pipelines, and agile development methodologies.
  • Interested in the medical domain, particularly in projects related to health technology or care.



  • Experience with GraphQL for developing APIs.
  • Knowledge on infrastructure as code (Terraform, Serverless)
  • Knowledge of non-relational databases and their application in scalable projects.
  • Familiarity with MQTT or other messaging protocols suitable for real-time communication.
  • Understanding of edge computing concepts and experience in developing solutions for edge devices.
  • Dutch language familiarity.


Why Mentech?

At Mentech, you’re not just taking on a job—you’re stepping into a role where technology meets healthcare to make a real difference. In our mission-driven environment, innovation and collaboration drive us to improve the lives of those with intellectual disabilities or dementia. Your personal and professional growth is paramount, as we work on innovative projects that offer both challenges and rewards. With competitive salaries and excellent conditions, Mentech is where your contributions help shape a healthier, more empathetic world. 


To summarize:

  • Work in a vibrant, fast-paced environment within a rapidly growing scale-up.
  • Contribute to innovative products that have a significant impact on healthcare.
  • Be part of a culture that values collaboration, diversity, and the development of empathetic, intelligent solutions.
  • Enjoy a competitive salary, hybrid working, excellent employment conditions, and opportunities for professional development.


Join our team

If you are passionate about leveraging technology to make a significant difference and possess the skills we are seeking, we would love to hear from you!