Backend Intern | Django REST APIs (Freiwilliges Praktikum)

Heilbronn / Munich
Job posted
May 13, 2024
About AICU

At AICU, we are revolutionizing healthcare through the power of data. By eliminating technological barriers, we accelerate medical innovation, making rapid, personalized medical solutions a reality. Join us in our mission to shape the future of healthcare.

Role Overview

We are seeking a motivated Backend Intern/Developer to join our development team. The ideal candidate will have first experience in Django and in creating REST APIs. As a Backend Developer, you will play a crucial role in developing and maintaining our backend systems, ensuring they are robust, scalable, and efficient.

Key Responsibilities

Please mention two focus areas for the time of your internship.

  1. Backend Development:
    • Design, develop, and maintain robust and scalable backend systems using Django.
    • Create and manage RESTful APIs to support various front-end services and applications.
  2. Database Management:
    • Design and optimize database schemas to ensure data integrity and performance.
    • Perform database migrations, backups, and recovery operations.
  3. Integration and Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server-side logic.
    • Work closely with data scientists and analysts to implement data-driven features.
  4. Testing and Debugging:
    • Write and maintain unit and integration tests to ensure code quality and reliability.
    • Debug and resolve technical issues across development and production environments.
  5. Documentation and Best Practices:
    • Document codebase, APIs, and system architecture.
    • Adhere to best practices in software development, including code reviews, version control, and continuous integration.
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Initial experience as a Backend Developer, with a strong focus on Django.
  • Interest in building and maintaining REST APIs/ Postman.
  • Solid understanding of database design and management (e.g., Postgres).
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Experience with cloud services (e.g., AWS) is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in English and/or German.

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