Fullstack Javascript Engineer



Rotspoelstraat 1, Bertem, Belgium

Function type

IT infrastructure



Ideal candidates for this position should possess a keen mind for solving tough problems with the ideal solution, partnering effectively with various team members along the way. They should be personable, efficient, flexible and communicative, possess a strong desire to implement change, growth, and maturity, and have a passion and love for what they do. This role comes with the opportunity to be a high performer within an AI health tech startup that’s fast-paced, dynamic, and quickly growing in all areas. Young graduates are also very welcome to apply, we are flexible



MONA develops innovative Artificial Intelligence solutions to conduct population screening on the main eye diseases that can lead to blindness. We have a multidisciplinary team with expertise in biomedicine, life sciences, machine learning and health-IT. MONA is a spin-off of the Health Unit of VITO, and KUL. Our spin-off is supported by Start it @KBC. We are developing proprietary AI algorithms that can detect eye diseases within the time of the blink of an eye, Artificial Intelligence no longer has any secrets to us. In addition to AI R&D, we are working on an automated screening kiosk to allow for easy and fast screening. As an innovative healthcare company, MONA gathers data that is screened and made available to healthcare professionals in hospitals and medical centers. This according to the highest level of security and ethics.



  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices

  • Create appealing application layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices

  • Design and develop APIs

  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases

  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs

  • Create and maintain software documentation according to IEC62304, as a health tech company this is very important to us.

  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities when it makes sense

  • Work collaboratively with our agile team to help deliver end-to-end products and features, seeing them through from conception to delivery

  • Continue to keep the lights on 

    • Day-to-day administration

    • Talk to hospitals to access our compatibility and make the necessary changes 

  • Help define, document, evolve and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas

  • Move quickly and intelligently seeing technical debt as your nemesis



  • Proven working experience with web technologies, preferably Node.js and React

  • In-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS (SASS or LESS a plus)

  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript (ECMAScript 2021 at the time of writing)

  • Experience with developing REST and/or GraphQL APIs

  • Solid understanding of version control tools like Git

  • Experience with modern front-end task runners and bundlers like Webpack.

  • Experience working in and advocating for agile environments

  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best practices

  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills

  • Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets

  • Strong intra-team communication and ability to express ideas

  • Have opinions on how things should be planned, implemented, and maintained

  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

  • Strong social skills, being able to understand, explain and translate needs from non-technical people

  • Missing some requirements? Don't overthink it, being a fast learner is also more than enough!


Bonus requirements

  • Experience with Docker or related technologies

  • Basic Linux sysadmin knowledge

  • Experience working within AWS/Azure or Google Cloud Platform and with it’s managed products (EC2, ECS, ECR, R53, SES, Elasticache, RDS, Redshift, etc)


What we have to offer

  • Flexible working environment with a bright growth prospect

  • Work from home

  • Working in a small team where everyone's input is extremely valuable

  • Working in a fast-paced startup environment with lots of learning opportunities

  • Adequate remuneration package

  • 20 days of vacation + 12 days ADV per year

  • Laptop and Phone

  • Mobile Subscription

  • Hospitalization insurance

  • Meal vouchers + eco vouchers

  • 1 unlisted perk (apply to find out what it is)


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