Do you want to use your Senior Backend Developer skills to change the world? Biotech is revolutionising the Life Sciences sector and Lifebit is revolutionising Biotech. They are making biomedical data useable and connected, to improve and speed up the rate of research in genomics and bioinformatics. They need you, as a Senior Backend Developer, with expertise in TypeScript, AWS, and a passion for writing quality code. Fully remote working, with an option for hybrid working from London. £60k – £75k plus great benefits including medical and the chance to work in diverse teams on life-changing technology!
Lifebit’s technology is unmatched, and momentum is on their side – And now partnered with Inspire People, are building an exceptionally strong team to help boost Lifebit to incredible new heights. Working globally with Governments including the NHS and Genomics England and leading pharma institutions, Lifebit is delivering a 1st Class federated, data platform.
As a Senior Backend Engineer at Lifebit, you will:
. Take a leading role in defining software engineering processes and ways of working, not just coding
. Design and lead Back End architecture implementation
. Contribute to features across the entire life cycle, from inception to deployment in production
. Navigate in new code and make sense of what you find
. Pick up new technologies and frameworks that suit the needs of products and users
. Demonstrate a passion for working with best practices and principles while contributing to them, in order to keep high-quality standards
. Work towards production deployment rapidly, be able to scale and to be monitored easily
. Enable feature improvements and delivery to be updated on a daily basis
The role requirements below are just an indication of what we’re looking for – sometimes the perfect candidate is far more or less experienced than we anticipated.
If you think that might be your case, please reach out and let us know!
You should have a good understanding of best practices of web development and be able to apply them in web development (ES6, JS).
Specifically, as a Senior Backend Developer you have:
. Familiarity with cloud systems
. Understanding of interactions and communication between services at scale (sockets, polling, monitoring)
. Familiarity with TDD
. A mindset ready to firefight against issues in Real Time
Desirable Skills as a Senior Backend Developer:
. Experience with Docker, GCP, and ops over the cloud
. Familiar with microservices and ecosystems
In return you can expect a competitive salary of £60k – £75k plus great benefits, including:
. 25 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
. Monthly team activities
. Conferences, events, and training resources (Data Science, AI, cloud, any tech stack, painting, origami, you pick!) – we offer €1,000 a year to each person for personal development)
. An international and diverse team
. Exposure to problems and applications in the cloud, data analysis, ML, life sciences, and big data fields
. Flexible working during summer