Senior Software Engineer

Umedeor Ltd
Fleet Street
£50,000 - £59,999
20 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
At it's core, uMed is the middleware connecting patients from a global network of healthcare providers to life science organisations. It allows medical research and patient engagement programmes to be delivered at a speed and cost that is currently impossible to achieve. In doing uMed is lowering the barriers to life-changing innovation need to improve care for the world's population. Specifically, we allow third party organisations such as pharmaceutical companies or government health agencies to target, engage and monitor patients to facilitate clinical trials and personalised care programmes.

We are supported by a world class board and backed by London based venture capital. The board includes our CTO who has previously built health-tech to a successful exit, the former global lead partner in life science for PwC, and a CFO who has built several large multinational businesses.

*Job Description*

We are looking for an exceptionally well-rounded Python/Django developer with a strong understanding of distributed systems programming using API's and associated security mechanisms such as OAuth and OpenID. Java experience is an advantage. You will be involved in all aspects of development including server-side logic and front-end.


* Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code
* Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performance efficient modules
* Development of federated query systems
* Implementation of security and data protection
* Integration with external data feeds
* Participate with other developers in scrum meetings and occasional brain-storming/decision-making
* Develop service extensions required for projects development optimization.

*Skills And Qualifications*
*Professional experience in Python 3.6+, Django, Django Rest Framework, Django admin, AWS
*An understanding of Architecture patterns: micro services, scaling, load balancing
*A deep knowledge of web development technologies and frameworks
*Familiarity with Java and some of the associated technologies like JPA would be a bonus
*Working knowledge of Postgresql
*Experience building RESTful APIs
*Bonus points for Celery, RabbitMQ
*Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, Ajax, Jqueryand CSS3
*Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
*Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
*Familiarity with event-driven programming in Python
*Strong unit test and debugging skills
*Proficient understanding of github, JIRA.
*Strong collaboration skills
*Outstanding attention to detail and adherence to deadlines;
*Ability to work effectively, both independently and as a member of a team;
*Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment;
*Ability to "think outside the box" while identifying problems and developing creative solutions
*Advanced in English is a must


*Remote working is an option but must be available for meetings in London at least once a week and able to be in London on multiple consecutive days when requested but ideally you should be London based
*Competitive salary - package is open to discussion
*Share options
*Opportunity to join a highly motivated, fast growth, mission-focused startup, that is a pioneer in the global health tech space
*uMedeor is fully committed to flexible hours and remote working

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