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Back-End Java Developer

Remote within United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark

11 June, 2021

Compensation

£45K - 55K

Remote within

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Denmark

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • AWS
  • Backend
  • ElasticSearch
  • Java
  • Microservices
  • Open Source
  • Opensource
  • REST
  • REST APIs
  • Spring
  • TDD
  • Agile
  • Spring Boot
  • Spring Framework

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Conference tickets
  • Personal development budget
  • 25 days holiday + all bank holidays
  • Snomed courses and certifications
  • Technology certifications
Help improve the health of humankind, help building open source tools that enable global healthcare data

Role overview

SNOMED International is hiring a back-end Java Developer, joining the all-remote team developing open source products that provide the universal language of healthcare globally.

We offer a worthwhile and rewarding challenge and a substantial learning opportunity, honing transferable Java skills applied at the forefront of knowledge representation, description logic, linked data and the semantic web - all of which you may learn with us.

We're building open source software and web applications that ultimately benefit quality of life for the millions of people whose healthcare service provision relies upon the accurate, standardised, medical vocabulary of SNOMED CT and its ecosystem of tools; https://github.com/IHTSDO.

SNOMED CT is underpinning COVID-19 research within the UK's NHS, and for institutes and providers around the world.

We'll help you to understand our domain, products, roadmap and ecosystem - with ample mentoring, training and certifications along the way. You'll find us to be a welcoming, multicultural and highly supportive team, which understands remote working.

We take daily standups and you will be exposed to all aspects of our stack. Once up to speed, you can soon contribute fresh ideas and substantial new code around any of; distributed applications, ontology management tools, data visualisation, scalable microservices and web solutions that serve a global community. 

Java is our main language to do this; we're language-agnostic, developing an evolving technology stack and you may join projects that build upon your strengths.


Upcoming projects in the team

  • Advancing the software that implements the far reaches of mathematics and computer science to produce the terminology which is the most comprehensive machinable representation of healthcare knowledge
  • Analytics, applying Elasticsearch to demonstrate healthcare outcomes
  • Back-end solutions for new web and data tools to aid implementation with adjacent healthcare ecosystems, and for new software tools for community collaboration and open access to authoring
  • Moving to continual releases across our integrated family of products


We're looking for

  • Someone ready to build upon formative skills accrued in industry, now exploring new engineering challenges
  • A self-starter, and who relishes structured autonomy
  • Adaptability, openness to change, and pragmatism
  • Adept with Java - accrued in a modern web application development context
  • A grounding in - or ready to learn - developing any of: REST APIs, data-informed back-ends, microservices, or designing for deployment into AWS/cloud
  • 1st or 2.1 Computer Science-related degree, or equivalent foundational knowledge
  • Appreciation for open source, clean code, testing, good documentation and knowledge sharing


Our current ecosystem - we'll help you get up to speed

Java, Spring Boot | Agile, TDD | Ansible | Jenkins | AWS | Git | MySQL | Atlassian suite | AWS RDS Aurora | Elasticsearch | ontologies and description logic | AI and real world data


Salary and benefits

  • £45,000 – £55,000 or equivalent (initially, due to funding structure, a two year contract)
  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays | discretionary home office setup assistance | laptop | expenses
  • Personal development plan, with budget | time out for conferences and workshops
  • Technology certification | SNOMED courses and certifications


About us

SNOMED International is a non-profit clinical terminology standards organisation with 39 member countries worldwide and growing. We seek to improve the health of humankind by fostering the development and use of suitable standardised clinical terminologies, notably the SNOMED CT product, in order to support safe, accurate, and effective exchange of clinical and related health information. The focus is on enabling the implementation of semantically accurate health records that are interoperable. Joining SNOMED, where remote working has long been embedded in our culture, you can enjoy the right mix of autonomy, challenge and ability to shape and influence your role as a valued team member. www.snomed.org 


Located: home based - preferably within the UK, Germany, or Denmark - with regular expensed trips to London for team meetings

Start date: asap, ideally before the end of September 


SNOMED International encourages you to be in touch with Vittoria at techfolk, our recruitment partner for this position, to apply or to find out more

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SNOMED International is an international non-profit organisation that determines global standards for health terms. We seek to improve the health of humankind by fostering the development and use of suitable standardised clinical terminologies, in order to support safe, accurate, and effective exchange of clinical and related health information. The focus is on enabling the implementation of semantically accurate health records that are interoperable. We are committed to maintaining and growing our leadership as the global experts in healthcare terminology, ensuring that SNOMED CT, our world leading product, is accepted as the global common language for clinical terms. As the most comprehensive clinical terminology in use around the world, the implementation and adoption of SNOMED CT can enable a multitude of benefits for health systems globally.

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Compensation

£45K - 55K

Remote within

  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • Denmark

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • AWS
  • Backend
  • ElasticSearch
  • Java
  • Microservices
  • Open Source
  • Opensource
  • REST
  • REST APIs
  • Spring
  • TDD
  • Agile
  • Spring Boot
  • Spring Framework

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Conference tickets
  • Personal development budget
  • 25 days holiday + all bank holidays
  • Snomed courses and certifications
  • Technology certifications

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