How you'll be contributing to Accurx as a Senior Platform Engineer...

As Accurx has become the go-to communication software in healthcare, we have a responsibility to build a reliable platform that can be scaled for both internal and external users. As a Senior Platform Engineer at Accurx, your role will go beyond moving technical initiatives forward; you will help shape the future of the Platform at Accurx. 

Your work will directly contribute to the core of our mission — to become the system-wide communication channel for the NHS. You’ll help us get there by ensuring reliability, security, scalability, and innovation across our platforms, as well as playing a vital role in empowering healthcare professionals with tools that enhance patient care and communication.

Your day-to-day tasks, should you choose to accept this mission 🤝...

  • You’ll work with product engineers to understand their teams' workflows and influence change so that we can deliver value to our users faster more reliably and securely.
  • You’ll work closely with Product Engineers and Technical Directors  to land changes across the engineering org
  • You’ll advocate for best practices across product engineering, and can bring a product engineering mindset to your work 
  • You'll work with the Technical Program Manager to help set team goals and ensure they're delivered on time to a high standard

What the team say ...

"I really like the fact that there is a fantastic mix of bigger projects mixed in with smaller tasks, and with such a broad field of work we are taking on, I never feel like I'm stuck doing the same thing which makes the work always exciting. Pair this with the fantastic team where opinions are always heard and we work collaboratively very well, it makes for a great environment!"

- Callum, Senior Platform Engineer 

If you want to hear from some of our Accufolk about what it's like to work for us, take a look at a video from our 2023 summer conference!🤩

We'd really like to hear from you, if ...

  • You have experience enabling product engineers to build products at scale as a DevOps engineer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Platform/Cloud Engineer, or as a software engineer who has championed DevOps culture
  • You have experience developing and deploying in a public cloud environment, such as Azure, AWS or GCP (we use Azure)
  • You have experience working with distributed systems (we use Kubernetes)
  • You have experience with infrastructure as code
  • You have experience managing monitoring and alerting systems
  • You have experience working with CI
  • You have experience with a programming language - bonus if you have experience in C# or another object-oriented language
  • You are proficient in version control systems such as Git
  • You're mission-driven: you’re passionate about healthcare and you care about positively impacting the lives of millions
  • You're a high performer: you connect to our high-performance principles'
  • You’re always collaborating: you place team success over personal success and you enjoy working in an open, collaborative environment
  • You demonstrate responsible ownership: when you see something not working, you'll flag it and be part of the solution
  • You seek continuous improvement: you’re always developing new skills and insights, while exploring ways to do things better

What we can offer...🤔

💰 £90,000 - £110,000 salary + the value of 80,000 share options

🤝 Access to Happl - a flexible benefits provider with a given budget of £600 to spend on perks of your choice. Options include private health insurance, wellness providers and more.

🏢 We are office first, all accuFolk come to our office in Shoreditch 3 days per week, with the option to work remotely 2 days a week. Read more about our policy here.

📚 Allocated annual learning & development budget 

🐣 Enhanced parental leave policy

🙏 Prayer, meditation and breastfeeding room

🗣 In house therapists available daily

🌴 Working abroad policy

👩‍🍳We have our very own Chef! Free healthy breakfasts, snacks and lunches will be provided, with the occasional sweet treat!

...And much more.

Like the sound of this role and want to know more about the company? Here's more about us...

We’re a fast-growing healthcare technology company which makes it easier for patients and healthcare teams to communicate.

Accurx is where conversations happen with and about patients. Our software helps doctors, nurses, pharmacists, administrators and other professionals to seamlessly connect with both patients and each other.

Our mission is simple: everything we do is to make patients healthier and healthcare staff happier. Today, Accurx is used in 98% of GP practices nationwide and every day more healthcare professionals are using our software in hospitals, pharmacies, care homes and the community.

We’re passionate about staying close to our users, which is why everyone at Accurx visits a GP practice at least twice a quarter to understand how a practice runs, the difficulties they face with technologies and how we can help. 

Head over to our main careers page to find out more about the team and our candidate hub. You can also find out more about us on Medium, LinkedIn and Twitter & Instagram.

Our YouTube channel is full of demos of our product, webinars we have held with our users and some clips about life at Accurx.

Diversity & Inclusion

Accurx is committed to being an inclusive employer - you can find out more about this commitment here. As part of this, we’re glad to accommodate candidates who need adjustments throughout the interview process.

We've officially been accredited as a flexible workplace by Flexa® Careers. 🙌


       

 

Pre-employment Screening

All successful candidates are asked to complete a Basic DBS check along with other pre-employment checks (referencing & right to work). You can find more on our process here. If you’d like to ask questions before you apply please email jobs@accurx.com.

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