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Junior Software Engineer

full-time Lantum London

Hailed online as one of the UK’s hottest startups, Lantum is on a mission to save the NHS £1BN.

Our platform uses advanced technology to better support healthcare organisations to manage their workforce as well as connect them with a large network of thousands of healthcare professionals who can find additional work on flexible terms.

Since our launch, we have saved over £10 million for the NHS and enabled over 5 million patients to be seen. We have strong growth, supportive VC backers and a talented team of passionate people, committed to positively impact our users’ lives.

In 2018, Lantum won the Amazon Web Services Digital Business of the Year Award, Digital Entrepreneur Award for Digital Innovation in the Public Sector, General Practice Awards for Digital Solution Provider of the Year) and more. We’ve been featured in the Telegraph, City AM, The Times, Health Investor, Harper’s Bazaar, New Statesman amongst other industry and national publications.

About the role:

We are looking for a talented Junior Software Engineer to join our growing tech team. You’ll be a fast learner and enjoy exploring and embracing the latest in cutting edge web and mobile technologies.

As part of our agile product team, you will help shape the future of our platform, while continuously improving the product features and capabilities.

This role provides an opportunity for you to grow and develop your skills, so if you are looking for career progression and a chance to learn new technologies, then look no further.

Our current tech stack comprises of:

Back End: Microservices architecture, Django, Flask, Go, Scala, RESTful and GraphQL APIs, PostgresDB, Redis, Docker / Kubernetes, Jenkins, Prometheus, Grafana.

Front End: Angular and ReactJS (transitioning to latter), Redux; iOS app built in Swift, plan is to use React across web, iOS and Android.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with your agile squad to design, create and support new technical products and services
  • Drive and contribute to growing the back-end architecture
  • Contribute to developer tools, process improvements, and innovations for the tech team
  • Contribute to our developer culture in a positive and commit to coding best practices

Ideally, youll have:

  • Experience working with back-end and front-end technologies
  • Experience with back-end architecture and system design
  • Experience with planning and writing unit, integration, and behaviour tests
  • Experience with microservices based architecture will be beneficial
  • Experience working in agile environments
  • A 2:1 or higher on a Computer Science or Maths degree is preferred but not required

Not only do we offer a competitive salary but at Lantum we are committed to our employees professional and personal development.

Our benefits package comprises of:

  • Health Shield cash plan (cash back for dental, optical & physiotherapy costs, plus access to a Virtual GP Surgery)
  • Pension (up to 3% matching)
  • An extra day off for your birthday
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

Additional perks:

  • Friday team drinks
  • Quarterly socials
  • Breakfast cereals, fruit and snacks

Diversity promise

We believe that a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or your secret aversion to cucumber water. All you need is a passion and a desire to be part of our mission.
published: Feb. 14, 2019

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