Software Engineer Cloud Development Back-End and Infrastructure in Ghent, Belgium at Esko

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: ESK003203

About Us

Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With Headquarters in Gent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Japan.In our factory we produce high-quality cutting tables, which offer an all-round cutting solution for any application: from sign making, display production, sample making and short to medium rum corrugated production.


Main role / Job Objective:  
Design back-end cloud services and infrastructure in order to faster progress of Esko Cloud as Esko's future platform for designing Cloud applications for packaging design and pre-production management.

Main responsibilities and key activities: 
  • Design back-end cloud services and infrastructure. 
  • Create designs and write the code for multiple micro-services, which are  part of a micro-service architecture where services call each over over REST APIs.  
  • Design monitoring tools which continuously test the health of the clusters, collect usage statistics, this way giving input to improve the existing services. 
  • Contribute to the general Esko/Danaher innovation process

Job Requirements


  • Education: computer science.
  • Languages: English required, any other language highly appreciated
  • Good knowledge of enterprise  and cloud software challenges and patterns
  • Up to date with modern evolutions in the IT world (dev methodology, architecture, infrastructure)
  • Excellent knowledge of Java (including J2EE and Java tooling & development practices)
  • Web Development with REST APIs
  • Appreciated skills:
    • Scala
    • JavaScript
    • Terraform
    • Cloud Security, cryptography
    • Search engines (Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch)
    • AWS and Azure
    • Docker
  • Technical creativity: Link technical solutions in the market or to be developed to the understanding of the user requirements. Turn naïve ideas into real executable proposals
  • Willingness to concentrate on deep-down technical implementations
  • Team spirit
  • Result oriented

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.