Senior Front End Engineer at Babylon Health, London, 3 Months, £Contractor Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Dec 30, 2020
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Senior Front End Engineer (Contract)

LONDON HQ, ENGLAND /
TECHNOLOGY – AI ENGINEERING /
CONTRACTOR - FULL TIME
 
We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.
 
To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.
 
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.
 
We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
 
Logistics during the Pandemic (In line with Government guidelines)
The vast majority of Babylonians are working from home full time but our South Kensington office is open for those who need it. You probably want some flexibility around your hours & remote working. Maybe you’ve got little people. Or maybe this just enables you to work better. That’s cool with us.
 
Front-End Engineering Team at Babylon
Babylon has embarked upon a journey to replace our native apps with React Native apps and are looking to bring our web and mobile engineers together into one team. So we are looking for React web engineers who are also open to working on React Native mobile apps.  We're big fans of open source; we use it in our products and prefer to open source what we develop. For employees we also support engineering teams with training and get an annual, individual budget for reading materials and to attend.
 
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.
We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
 
We’re looking for someone experienced in developing scalable, well-tested, and maintainable JS applications using React. You must be able to translate design and specs into beautiful, usable web applications. You will be working on developing our market-leading products, in the collaborative and growing engineering team.
 
The future of our product is focused around utilising AI solutions to revolutionise how we diagnose, treat and prevent diseases; your effort will contribute heavily to the experience of our customers accessing our products. You will help us build and support great products across Babylon, as well as shaping our vision of an intelligent virtual assistant for the medical domain, in order to make health care affordable and accessible for everyone.
 
Responsibilities
Research, conceive and develop web application to extend and improve on Babylon Health’s product offering.
Build efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstractions.
Provide front-end coding expertise, and be ready to make Babylon Health better for our users.
Work closely with UX designers, project managers and back-end engineers to implement an awesome user experience.
Work with Data Scientists and Backend Engineers to build features and shippable experiments.
Find and address performance issues.
Participate in design and code reviews.
Identify and communicate front-end best practices
 
Our tech stack and the experience we are looking for:
ReactJS
React Native (bonus!)
Typescript (bonus!)
GraphQL
Apollo Client & Server and Apollo Federation
Redux and redux-saga
Using ES6/7 features throughout the app so knowledge on those is a plus
We use Cypress for testing web applications
CircleCI for continuous integration
Functional programming principles in React with Recompose
Android/iOS Platform experience (bonus!)
This is a 3 month contract position. Start date: ASAP.