Staff Software Engineer
POSITION: Permanent/Full Time (min 80%)
LOCATION: Remote – occasional trips to the office in London (4-8 times a year)
SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience
Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.
Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home.
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As Staff Software Engineer you will be responsible for providing technical leadership across your squad. Solving complex and impactful problems, adoption of best practices, mentoring and guiding other engineers and ensuring consistency and high standards across the codebase.
Provide technical leadership across your squad. This includes solving complex and impactful problems, adoption of best practices, mentoring and guiding other engineers and ensuring consistency and high standards across the codebase.
Join a collaborative cross functional squad delivering high quality, well designed, software solutions which allow your squad to support our clinicians in delivering excellent care to young people and their families which enable a better quality of life.
Lead and evangelise technical standards and methodologies which elevate the engineering excellence across multiple squads. You may work with adjacent squads and engineering leaders to identify common challenges across multiple squads and devise and deliver solutions to these.
Join a startup where we are pioneers inspiring change in the industry with our pursuit of new approaches which enable better mental health in young people.
This role is not intended to be a people/line manager, although we would like to encourage people that may be interested in doing that to apply as well.
Collaboration and flexibility are essential elements of the work.
EXPECTATIONS FOR 3 MONTHS
You have a strong grasp of your squad’s domain including the product, architecture and codebase. You have proactively identified and delivered improvements to these as well as our efficiency and effectiveness as a team.
You have worked effectively as a part of the squad, building strong relationships and finding opportunities to learn, mentor and promote best practices in areas of your expertise. Your colleagues now count on you for your technical advice.
You are leading conversation around improving our architecture to allow for future agility, growth in the team and autonomy for each squad. You are working closely with engineering leadership to plan these changes and contribute to other aspects of our technical strategy.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO HEALIOS
Proven experience in building and maintaining scalable, performance and secure web applications
The ability to ensure quality of the product and code shipped efficiently, effectively, and with a high cadence
Professional experience in at least two programming languages and running applications in cloud-based infrastructure
A desire to become part of a collaborative environment and share knowledge, software engineering best practices and learnings for the benefit of all
Exceptional communication and collaboration skills with proven success to influence without authority
Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere
A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children
Our application is built in Ruby on Rails and is hosted in Heroku. Experience with our technology stack is preferred, but not a requirement. We are building out backend services with Python.
WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU
33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days)
Birthday & Life Leave days
Contributory Pension Scheme
Fully personalised flexible benefits package
Enhanced family friendly policies
Free GitHub Co-Pilot
Flexible, home based role 100% / 90% / 80% time pro-rata
Choice of laptop, plus an allowance to purchase additional equipment
CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth
A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
“Do the right thing” is one of our core Healios values. And building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels supported is absolutely the right thing to do. Whether we’re developing a new service line or enhancing one of our products, we need people with different skills, backgrounds, identities and perspectives to ensure our innovations will work for the children and young people we are here to serve. By embracing diversity, we can deliver better care experiences and outcomes, while tackling the inequalities in healthcare provision that exist today.
SAFER RECRUITMENT & PRE- EMPLOYMENT CHECKS
Healios ensures that supporting people to be safe is at the heart of our work and a key priority across all areas of the organisation, We will do our absolute best to keep the people that we support, safe from harm. This starts with our recruitment processes.
As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.