Software Engineer with an interest in Data

Here you'll find the details about the job "Software Engineer with an interest in Data" in the company Foodpairing.

Name Software Engineer with an interest in Data
Company Foodpairing

About Foodpairing®

Foodpairing® is a food tech company and a pioneer in the digitization of food. We built the largest flavor database in the world and developed a platform that identifies the aromatic connections between ingredients.

Food companies use our CFI (consumer flavor intelligence) platform to develop better products, faster. We reduce their time to market and increase the success rate of their product launches. Our platform is also used by chefs and consumers, who use it to discover new exciting flavour combinations.

Our long-term mission is to become the go-to platform for creating unique, fully customizable recipes based on science to promote healthy, sustainable lives.

Software Engineer

To improve and develop our internal cloud-based data platform, Foodpairing seeks a Software Engineer with a keen interest in data.

As a Software Engineer, you will play a strategic role in the innovation, research, and development of Foodpairing’s technology for Consumer Flavor Intelligence (CFI). This role will be based in our Ghent office and you will work in a multidisciplinary team with data scientists, chefs, food scientists, and data engineers using some of the newest machine learning technologies to generate successful new food products


You write well-designed, readable and testable code
You participate in code reviews & mentor junior team members
You document your code and provide input to technical documents (specifications, operating guides)
You troubleshoot & debug services and data processing components
You support continuous improvement by researching & investigating new technologies

Who are you?

You have a Masters degree (Engineering, Physics, Informatics, Computer Sciences,...) with 4+ years of experience in an industry setting
You have experience delivering multiple software engineering projects
(implementation, testing & deployment)
You can translate business requirements into technical specifications
The following stack fits you like a glove: Python & SQL/document databases (Mongo, Firestore..)
Experience with a variety of API standards (REST, GRPC)
You have experience with algorithm development
You have worked with cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure or similar)
You are willing to learn more about data engineering (we provide training!)

Your attitude and personality

You are a strong problem solver with great communication skills
You are a critical and strategic thinker with a fearless attitude
You are a great team player and the opportunity to partner with team members cross-functionally excites you
You are able to work in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment and maintain a positive outlook

Foodpairing® offers & advantages

Working in a passionate team at the highest level of creativity and focus on people’s strengths and passions

A global company with customers in all continents; employees get international experiences and can work on several projects such as workshops for clients and content creation for blogs and social media
Long term contract with an attractive salary and extralegal benefits
Working in a company-culture with ownership, self-responsibility and accountability
Being part of a young, flexible dynamic team of a chef, scientists, marketing, sales and more
Our long-term mission is to become the go-to platform for creating unique, fully customizable recipes based on science to promote healthy, sustainable lives.

Join our team! We can offer you a successful and rewarding career in an award-winning start-up.

Want to learn more about this position? Contact or call +32496 89 80 80.

Target profiles:
    In industries:
    • Technologie
    Required special knowledge

    Software engineering experience

    Foreign No
    Contact Jelle Vandemenschbrugge (HR Manager)