Junior Front-End Developer

Are you an aspiring front-end talent in search of new challenges and learning opportunities? Are you interested in web development in a fast growing company specialized in Bio-IT and genomic data software? You can be finishing your studies or a recent graduate, as the working hours will be flexible – we are looking for an ambitious Junior Front-End Developer for MediSapiens to work part-time or fulltime. Read more and apply for the position now!


Academic Work is looking for a Junior Front-End Developer to our client Medisapiens.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at Medisapiens.


In this position, you will be working with a strong emphasis on front-end development for research applications handling biological data, using React framework mainly. The work consists of changing and interesting projects, using modern web development technologies. You will be working as a part of an agile and enthusiastic team of three in an inspiring environment. You will get to see and learn more about the processes of database construction and management, development of algorithms and applications to facilitate the use of big data, responsive visualization tools as well as full systems integration and infrastructure. In addition, you will be able to familiarize yourself with back-end technologies, such as Django and Python.

Interested? The position offers a great opportunity to gain important working experience in web development in a growing company.


Our ideal candidate has true interest in web development and a strong will to learn. You can be finishing your studies or a recent graduate in search of new challenges. We expect you to have experience from JavaScript and some of its frameworks, especially React. In addition, we expect you to be a positive and active team player, with strong communication skills in English. All experience from back-end side, using Django and Python, are also considered to be a great asset.

Apply for this position if you have:

Experience of JavaScript and some of its frameworks, especially React
Knowledge from Django and Python are also considered to be a great asset
Good team working skills and a positive attitude
The will and urge to learn and develop your skills
Fluent English both written and spoken
Earlier working experience in IT-industry is considered as a great asset, but most importantly, we value a person with genuine interest in web development and a great attitude towards work. Please provide us some of your work samples or Github profile when applying for this position.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Part-time or fulltime, minimum of 90h/month. There is also a possibility to extend your hours towards a full time employment.

Employment period: until 31.12.2017, with a good possibility to continue employment

Location: Helsinki

Salary: According to agreement

Published: 31.8.2017

In this position you will be employed by Academic Work and we take care of all the legal responsibilities of an employer such as salary payments, insurances and health care. It is important for us that you feel well and perform in your job. Your consultant manager will be in regular contact with you during the assignment and guides you on your career. Academic Work is an authorized staffing and recruitment agency and our employees are extremely satisfied, something that we are very proud of. We are here to help you succeed!


To apply for the job click on “Apply here” below. Remember to attach your CV into your application! We only handle applications through our website but if you have questions about the position you can reach us via email in hel02@academicwork.fi. Please write the advert ID in the subject and paste the advert link in the mail. We are ongoing screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please notice that the advert can be removed before eventual last dates on our external advertising pages. When the advert is being removed it’s either due to that the processes is finished or because we have many qualified applications and are continuing in the selection/interview phase.

We are the Home of the Young Professionals. We are experts in recruitment and staffing university students, recently graduated and professionals in the beginning of their career. You can be employed by us as a consultant in one of our client companies or be recruited directly to our client via our recruitment co-operation. You can read more about us at www.academicwork.fi.

When employed at Academic Work you will have your own dedicated Consultant Manager, who’s role is to answer your questions, support your career development and ensure you enjoy your place of work.


MediSapiens is a Bio-IT company with extensive knowledge in biomedical science. We create software solutions that allow powerful integration of biomedical big data combined with intelligent tools to access the data and turn it into actionable knowledge. In short, we help to turn our customers’ investment in data into scientific and business value.

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