Backend Engineer

06 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

An exciting new opportunity for an experienced Backend Engineer for one of the most successful and innovative pharmaceutical organisations across the globe. You will be part of a driven, collaborative team within the human and animal health department. This team requires a Backend Engineer with an analytical mindset and an ability to solve technical problems whilst finding innovative solutions.


Responsibilities include:

  • Building full-scale applications
  • Designing and development of web and mobile applications
  • Collaborating your work with Frontend Engineers, UX Designers and Data Scientists
  • Involvement in the full software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Delivery of applications that meet specific business requirements for the final product


Required experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or a relevant subject
  • Strong experience in Python, Flask, TypeScript, Go, Spark, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Kubernetes, AWS
  • Expertise in web and mobile application development
  • Technical exposure to Scala, CSS, SASS, Apache Kafka, Rust, Kotlin, Cassandra, Neo4J
  • Experience working with CI/CD, TDD, Microservices, RESTful design, Pair and Mob programming
  • Understanding of code refactoring, design patterns, design driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security and functional programming


Desirable experience:

  • Experience working on the development of Software as a Medical Device (SaMD)
  • Technical exposure to OpenShift
  • Knowledge of infrastructure and documentation


In return you will receive:

  • Competitive rates
  • 5 month contract with a possibility of extension
  • The chance to be a part of extremely motivated team of specialists in a global pharmaceutical company


If you have the skills and experience for this opportunity and the ambition to take on this position, please call Shen at +441273 059642 or email your CV to shen.mawani@hayburysearch.com.

Shen is a Senior Client Partner at Haybury Search covering Europe, UK, North America and Asia.

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