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Java Developer

Posted 15 days ago

Java Developer  
About the role: 
As a team we are committed to using digital to help reduce health inequalities and connect 

communities. Whilst we’re always on the hunt for talented developers to join our rapidly growing team, we’d be especially keen to speak to you if you’re driven by making a difference to hundreds of thousands of lives through technology, want to lead a team of other like-minded developers and ultimately be part of an award winning health tech innovation company that’s leading the way in social prescribing software solutions. 


What you can expect from the role: 
The Software Developer position is a role which will be responsible for the successful execution of Elemental’s software strategy.  Working alongside a team of developers and IT specialists, the 
Software Developer will work closely with the Elemental’s Product and Development teams in order to deliver software and IT services that meet user needs. The Software Developer  will be responsible for participation in the creation and delivery of software within projects and all aspects of the continuous improvement of the software, with the ambition to become a Senior Software Developer under the mentorship of our senior team members. 



Key responsibilities: 
Working closely with the Development Team Lead and a team of Engineers/Developers to deliver software that enhances Elemental’s platform.  This role will involve; 
Researching, designing, implementing and managing software  
Identifying areas for modification, subsequently developing these modifications 
Writing and implementing efficient code 
Determining operational practicality 
Deploying software tools, processes and metrics 
Maintaining and upgrading existing systems 
Participate in daily/weekly stand-up and estimation meetings 
Provide estimates for development effort, track progress using JIRA 
Contribute to application improvement & optimization 



Essential Criteria: 
Relevant 3rd level qualification 
One years work experience in software development 
Professional object-oriented programming experience (preferably Java) 
Passion, Energy and Skill 
Experience with Agile development and JIRA 
Legally permitted to work in UK 



Desirable Criteria: 
Understanding of version control systems such as GIT 
Self-motivated with clear structured high quality working standards 
Highly analytical thinking team player with good communication skills 
Passion for Digital Healthcare and the ‘Tech for Good’ movement. 
An interest in health innovation