Software Team Leader

The University of Manchester - Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences

Closing Date: 21/09/2017
Employment Type: Fixed Term
Duration: 18 months
Faculty / Organisational Unit: Biology, Medicine & Health
Division: Informatics, Imaging & Data Sciences
Hours Per week: full time
Salary: £39,992 to £43,685 per annum 
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Job Reference: BM&H-10586

Within the Centre for Health Informatics we have two teams of software engineers who develop mobile and web-based applications focused on healthcare. ClinTouch is an example of one of our success stories and is a mobile app that enables personalised clinical monitoring and supports self-management of symptoms for people with serious mental illness. CFHealthHub is another successful project and provides a digital platform (web and mobile) to support adherence to treatment in people with Cystic Fibrosis.

We are now seeking a software team leader to lead one of these two software teams. We use a range of different software technologies for our projects including Java, Spring, Hibernate, JavaScript, AngularJS, MySQL, Cordova, Android and iOS. Software is developed following a Scrum methodology. To ensure that the software we develop is of high quality we use a range of techniques including unit, integration and system testing and peer code review. You will manage the software development for a number of different projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to utilise your skills, knowledge and experience to make a significant contribution to improving the health of the population and the efficacy of the health service. This post is based at the University of Manchester in the Division of Informatics, Imaging and Data Science.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Matt Machin


General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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