|Salary:||£53,927 to £64,935 per annum|
|Placed On:||26th September 2023|
|Closes:||15th October 2023|
Location: White City Campus, Imperial College London
This is a rare opportunity to join a multi-functional team building a unique health technology platform that supports the care of people affected by dementia and other conditions. We are seeking a software engineer motivated by the chance to address exciting technical challenges while working on Minder, a project with the potential to deliver positive impact to individuals and broader society. You will have an influential role in designing, developing and deploying the system, which is being rolled out in a growing number of care settings.
You will be working alongside dedicated developers, clinical researchers, data scientists, healthcare professionals and designers. We use an agile development methodology, following industry-standard software engineering processes for version control, build automation and continuous delivery. The role is multifaceted and will inevitably evolve as Minder becomes an increasingly intelligent platform, but you can expect to be working on backend services and web applications, as well as infrastructure for software deployment, data management and execution of machine learning models.
This position is within the UK DRI Care Research and Technology Centre at Imperial College London, which has been established to address a medical research area of the highest importance and future impact as one of seven new national centres of excellence embedded in major UK universities. We are looking for a suitably qualified candidate, regardless of background, to become a valued member of a highly capable team based at a prestigious research institution. Imperial College provides enthusiastic and curious individuals with a broad range of employee benefits, including extensive opportunities for personal development.
Duties and responsibilities
On a day-to-day basis you’ll be writing code in Java and/or TypeScript, as well as taking responsibility for all relevant steps of the software development lifecycle i.e. planning, implementation, QA and maintenance. You will also take a hands-on role in managing and improving our deployment infrastructure i.e. CI/CD pipelines, Kubernetes and Azure. Other aspects of the role will include investigating issues, providing input into user interface designs, and assisting researchers and data scientists to develop and deploy machine learning models.
For further details please see the accompanying Job Description.
We expect you to have relevant programming experience in academia and/or industry using Java and/or TypeScript. You will need knowledge of software development best practices, including DevOps e.g. Git, Docker, Kubernetes. You should also have some understanding of web application development and relational database management systems, including SQL.
For a full list of the essential and desirable requirements please see the accompanying Job Description.
This is a full-time, 3 year fixed term role based at the White City Campus.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a programming exercise.
The College is currently trialling a Work Location Framework until early 2023. Hybrid working may be considered for this role and the role holder may be expected to work 60% or more of their time onsite, with 40% the minimum time spent onsite. The opportunity for hybrid working will be discussed at interview.
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