Job title: Software Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Christchurch, UK
Job published: 17-11-2021
Job ID: 32111

Job Description

Senior Software Developer

Dorset - but also remote (South Coast preference)

Salary up to £45k

Set up by two software developers and a qualified doctor, our client definitely falls in to the "tech for good"sector.  If you are someone who wants to make a difference to patients and to work with groundbreaking technology, this could be the role for you. Due to increases in new projects and growth, an opportunity has arisen to join the team which currently sits at around 15 heads.

The company:

Although the idea had been floating around for a few years, the company officially sat down to put their ideas in to play in 2011. This is when they first started the build of the platform as it is today. This has developed massively over the years and they now partner with private health companies, the NHS and pharmaceutical companies.  They are also currently in talks with health trusts outside of the UK which is in their plan for growth in the next few years. Currently the company has been purely self-funded but investment will be sought in 2021 in order to facilitate overseas growth and the introduction of other add-ons and offerings. 
The role:
Reporting to the Technical Team Leader, this is a full life-cycle role where you will be working on both existing applications and new products with a responsibility for delivering solid production ready software. You will be working closely with other team members across the business including developers, testers and the customer success team. 
  • C#
  • ASP.NET (Web forms and MVC)
  • .net core 2.1/3.1
  • Azure
  • Web API
  • HTML and CSS
  • Javascript /jQuery /Angular JS
  • SQL Server and Relational Database Design
  • Web services including WCF Services, REST APIs
  • Entity Framework /Linq to SQL /SQL first
  • NUnit (ire equivalent)
  • Agile working environment

Additional desirable skills

  • Experience of the healthcare sector (private or NHS), HL7 Integration, Networking Programming (TCP) and Windows Services
  • Xamarin app development
  • Jenkins
  • Spec Flow
  • Bitbucket (or any Git based source control e.g. Github, Azure DevOps)
  • CI/CD pipelines


  • Delivering high quality, well tested code on both existing products and new greenfield projects
  • Participation in duty developer rota helping with customer technical queries
  • Supporting more junior members of the technical team
  • Work on technical debt reduction programme

What is in it for you?

  • A subscription to an online training provider with 12 days per year personal development
  • Working from home allowance for remote workers
  • Employee of the month voucher scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension