Healios • United Kingdom

Senior Python Engineer

Remote-first – with co-working space

A little flex time

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

POSITION: Permanent; Full Time (min 80%)

LOCATION: Remote - occasional trips to the office in London (4-8 times a year)

SALARY: Competitive, depending on experience

OUR COMPANY

Founded in 2013, Healios is a leading specialist digital healthcare company working to empower patients and families affected by mental health, autism and ADHD conditions to support long-term outcomes and wellbeing. Our mission is to bring exceptional healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere.

Healios is pioneering the world’s first digitalisation of NHS Mental Health Trust outpatient services, covering multiple complex specialist assessment and psychological intervention services. By digitising entire clinical pathways, we enable children, adults and their family members to receive and seamlessly transition between clinical services from the comfort of their home.

You can find out more about us by clicking here!

THE OPPORTUNITY

  • Provide technical leadership across your squad. This includes solving complex and impactful problems, adoption of best practices, mentoring and guiding other engineers and ensuring consistency and high standards across the codebase.
  • Join a collaborative cross functional squad delivering high quality, well designed, software solutions which allow your squad to support our clinicians in delivering excellent care to young people and their families which enable a better quality of life.
  • Lead and contribute to a section of our technical standards and processes that continuously improve engineering excellence at Healios.
  • Join a startup where we are pioneers inspiring change in the industry with our pursuit of new approaches which enable better mental health in young people.
  • Collaboration and flexibility are essential elements of the work.

EXPECTATIONS FOR 3 MONTHS

  • You have made meaningful contributions to current initiatives and are contributing to planning for future initiatives.
  • You have a strong grasp of your squad’s domain including the product, architecture and codebase.
  • You have proactively identified and delivered improvements to these as well as our efficiency and effectiveness as a team.
  • You have worked effectively as a part of the squad, building strong relationships and finding opportunities to learn, mentor and promote best practices in areas of your expertise. Your colleagues now count on you for your technical advice.
  • You are participating in conversations around improving our architecture to allow for future agility, growth in the team and autonomy for each squad.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU

  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO HEALIOS

  • Proven experience in building and maintaining scalable, performance and secure web applications
  • The ability to ensure quality of the product and code shipped efficiently, effectively, and with a high cadence
  • Professional experience in at least two programming languages and running applications in cloud-based infrastructure. Professional experience working with Python.
  • A desire to become part of a collaborative environment and share knowledge, software engineering best practices and learnings for the benefit of all
  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills with proven success to influence without authority
  • Flexibility to support our mission of bringing healthcare to anyone, anytime, anywhere
  • A commitment to ethical practice and adherence to the highest standards of safeguarding of adults/children

Our main application is built in Ruby on Rails, however we have decided to introduce Python as our second backend language as we move to a more service oriented architecture. We are looking for somebody who has professional experience inPython.

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays and closure days)
  • Birthday & Life Leave days
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Fully personalised flexible benefits package
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Flexible, home based role [100% / 90% / 80% time pro-rata]
  • Choice of laptop, plus an allowance to purchase additional equipment
  • Free GitHub Co-Pilot
  • CPD/Growth day per year, plus personal development allowance to invest in your growth
  • A collaborative culture where curiosity, creativity, experimentation and innovation are fostered
  • A highly motivated and energetic team bringing a wide range of talents, experience and knowledge to solve complex challenges
  • Autonomy to shape and design world leading clinical pathways that harness the power of combining technology with evidence-based interventions and a human touch
  • Opportunities to grow and further develop your professional interests
  • A culture that challenges the status quo in pursuit of providing exceptional healthcare and an unrivalled experience for the clients and families we support

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SAFER RECRUITMENT & PRE- EMPLOYMENT CHECKS

Healios ensures that supporting people to be safe is at the heart of our work and a key priority across all areas of the organisation, We will do our absolute best to keep the people that we support, safe from harm. This starts with our recruitment processes.

As part of our pre-employment checks, all employees of Healios will be asked to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Dependent on your role within the business, this will either be an Enhanced or Basic. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check will be required. You will also be asked to provide two professional references as a minimum.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – phased transition, where employees will be able to return to their role on 50% of their contracted hours for 3 months and receive full pay
Enhanced paternity leave – Two weeks full pay
Adoption leave – Matched with Maternity & Paternity
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Teambuilding days

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Healios provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Healios is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Healios

Company employees

476

Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)

21:77:2

Office locations

London

Funding levels

£7 million

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
What employees are saying

"I have more flexibility in terms of working patterns at Healios than I've ever had before. This has given me the opportunity to find a way of working that actually works for me."

Anonymous Healios Employee

Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Healthtech & Healthcare companies – 3rd

Most flexible Healthtech & Healthcare companies – 3rd

Industry awards 2022