Back End Developer

Back End Developer

remote-first location (HQ in Euston, London)

About us:

At Perfect Ward we apply the best digital technology to solve one of healthcare's most important challenges - how to continuously improve quality and patient safety. Our aim is to bring the mobile user experience that people love, to the health and social care sectors, removing all manual, paper-based processes.

Our smart inspection app is designed to fully support nurses and carers in transforming patient safety and quality improvement. Easy to use, quicker, more accurate, and delivering instant access to data, our solution frees up time to care.

Having recently secured £4m investment now is the right time to join Perfect Ward to be part of our amazing journey. You will help shape our future and make a significant impact on our ambitious growth plans.

At Perfect Ward, we invest first and foremost in our team, and that’s reflected in our mission: to create a tech-powered experience that our clients love, created in an organisation where great people are proud to work.

We actively seek out people who demonstrate our three core values:

  1. Empowerment
  2. Collaboration
  3. Improvement

What we are looking for:

To support Perfect Ward’s plans for growth in the UK and internationally, we are looking for a Back End Developer to join expanding our Engineering team. There are many new and exciting features upcoming that need to be implemented after our recent V3 release. To support our international scaling plans, we are moving from monolith to microservices-based architecture post-V3 release. You will join at the beginning of that process and play a pivotal role in our business’s continued development and growth.

About you:

You’ll be willing to learn and contribute to the wider team. You’re comfortable working alone or as part of a team. You face coding challenges head-on and you’re not afraid to leave your comfort zone when you have your mindset on defeating a challenge.

You’ll have:

  • 3+ years commercial experience of building products with web technologies (Ruby, Python, Node, Go, etc)
  • A good grasp of object-orientated programming and design patterns that avoid redundancy, promote developer efficiency, testability and maintainability.
  • A desire to collaborate and innovate with other members of the team
  • Good knowledge and experience of unit testing
  • Experience in developing REST web services and APIs
  • Knowledge and experience of TDD, BDD, and test automation
  • Knowledge and experience of using container tools, especially Docker
  • Knowledge and experience of deploying to cloud services,

Nice to have:

  • Some knowledge and experience of database development, including MySQL, MongoDB, and Redis
  • Some knowledge and experience of CI pipelines and DevOps methods
  • Some knowledge of data querying and manipulation
  • Some knowledge and experience of search engines such as SOLR/Elasticsearch is desirable

Your benefits:

  • Competitive Market Salary
  • Pension Contribution up to 7%
  • Annual bonus plan
  • Individual Personal development budget with 5 days leave per annum
  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Additional Benefits
  • Joining an exciting start-up in growth

At Perfect Ward we are proud to have Diversity and Inclusion at the centre of everything we do. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity regardless of race, colour, national origin, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion.