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Senior Frontend Developer - Central London/West End

Ref: 248 Date Posted: Monday 30 Jan 2023

Just how important to you is the impact the technology you create and build has on society?

The term “Techforgood” gets used often by start-ups to describe their product or service, but not many will have the impact that my clients ground breaking approach to resolving a global pandemic that is impacting society across the globe, showing little or no sign of abating.

Our client is a HealthTech Startup. They were established in 2019 and are successfully delivering a preventative solution for two critical clinical conditions by utilising a revolutionary clinical method supported by cutting edge technology.

Within the UK these conditions impact our NHS enormously, costing £Billions a year in treatment, but far more importantly having a massive human impact on the lives of millions of people. They arise out of a very human form of addiction, which unlike alcohol, gambling or recreational drugs, is needed to fuel our bodies in moderation to survive, but its overuse is blighting the lives of millions across the globe, leading to extreme physical and mental trauma.

Both of these conditions, Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity, are largely reversible if not left too late, and by using the minds of brilliant clinicians and cutting edge technology, experts have created a product and solution to disrupt and change the lives of the millions of people who are effected by these conditions, in the process saving governments and related commerce £$€Billions.

The team behind this venture have the highest pedigree in terms of previous success within HealthTech startups, having already taken 6 startups from inception to $Billion IPO.

Edison Hill Search is proud to be engaged exclusively by this organisation to help grow their core Technology team with the introduction of a React and React Native expert, an individual with a commercial track record of delivering cutting edge solutions in both Web and Mobile formats within a startup or scaleup environment.

The successful candidate will be working closely with the Head of Engineering, and although headquartered in London’s West End, you will not be required to be office as daily standups will be conducted fully remotely.

To be clear the role will be predominantly hands on coding at first but will progress into a formal leadership position if that’s the direction you desire.

So on a daily basis you can expect to be defining, alongside the Head of Engineering, technical standards and implementation around Front End Development (meaning browser and mobile app), advise on technical limitations and accessibility concerns around the impact of React/React Native and front end development/UI generally, participates fully in the development process (Sprint/Kanban, etc) and in particular in estimating Frontend technical work and Code Reviews, when needed to helping other Frontend developers in the most efficient way to get the best out of them and be responsible for the Quality Assurance of the front end technical part of the Product (delegating responsibility to developers and QA engineers where appropriate).

If you are looking for a genuinely life changing opportunity (this role comes with share options) where you can really make a positive difference to society with a genuine career path to leadership and management then this could be the answer.

Interested to know more? Please click the apply button below and one of our team will be in touch to discuss the company, opportunity and hiring process in more detail.

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