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Senior Software Developer

Aridhia Informatics provides a platform of software services designed to support best practice in healthcare analytics. At its core, Aridhia’s Digital Research Environment platform provides secure, cloud-based workspaces to allow distributed, multi-disciplinary research teams to share data and collaborate.

We are seeking a talented Software Developer to join our Product Delivery team. Responsibilities include working in an Agile team to build successful products that meet a broad range of customer needs.

What you’ll be doing

  • Write, review and maintain code as per the Aridhia tech stack
  • Work with colleagues to design, develop and deliver features
  • Work with 3rd parties (customer, partners) on integrations, developing solutions and solving technical challenges
  • Work collaboratively to plan releases, generate cross-team ideas and promote technical knowledge transfer
  • Conduct code reviews and help colleagues troubleshoot their code
  • Unit and integration testing of developed software components
  • Document and socialise solutions
  • Define, iterate on, and improve best practices and help teams utilise them
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team
  • Able to work independently on product features

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • Start time: between 08:00 and 10:00
  • Finish time: between 16:00 and 18:30

What you’ll bring


  • Experience in at least part of Aridhia's tech stack
  • Competency in modern programming languages and methodologies such as Ruby, JavaScript, preferably within a UNIX/Linux environment
  • Can demonstrate design, development & delivery of new features
  • Can apply best practice coding standards
  • Ability to contribute technically across all tiers of Aridhia’s platform services, both web technologies and back-end services
  • Understanding of database development
  • Show appreciation of all aspects of the software development lifecycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing and documentation)
  • Experience of Agile development practices
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Knowledge of secure development processes and best practices
  • Demonstrate appetite and aptitude to be involved in solving complex technical challenges and furthering knowledge and experience
  • Committed to working with and helping other colleagues

Desirable Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience of the source control process using tools such as Azure DevOps, Git or SVN
  • Experience of software build pipelines and automation
  • Working knowledge of an integrated development environments such as RubyMine, Eclipse or Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience of building and operating a SaaS/PaaS platform in a public cloud environment (Azure, AWS etc.)
  • Experience of presentation layer technologies (HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Solid understanding of internet and web protocols, and how to develop RESTful APIs
  • Experience integrating with third party APIs
  • Knowledge of test-driven development (TDD) & behavioural driven design (BDD)
  • Experience supporting production systems
  • Understanding of Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience of working within a DevOps team
  • Integration testing
  • Domain experience in healthcare or bioinformatics
  • Statistical or numeric computation skills, e.g. familiarity with “R”, Python.

How to apply.

We also welcome direct speculative applications and enquiries, so if you don’t see an exact fit in our current vacancies, but feel that you have valuable experience to offer, please send a CV and covering letter to You must be able to demonstrate talent in a relevant area, be forward thinking, flexible, proactive and committed to achieving our goals.

We only work with a small number of recruitment agencies on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL) and will not consider any CVs from other agencies, nor will we pay fees to an agency which has not signed up to our standard terms.

Please note all successful candidates will be required to achieve a Basic Disclosure Scotland Certificate.



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