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Senior Backend Engineer

RemoteLondon, England, United KingdomEngineering

Job description

About Surgery Hero

Surgery Hero is a digital clinic that helps people prepare for and recover from surgery at home. Our mission is to help 100 million people have a successful operation.

The Surgery Hero team combines clinical science with consumer tech, backed by regulatory and research expertise having helped build companies such as Uber, Deliveroo, Huma, Spotify, and the NHS. Come and join us and do some of the most important work of your career.

We’re live in the UK and we are in the process of a successful US launch. Joining Surgery Hero now means you’ll be part of an exponential growth period and endless opportunities to make an impact.

About the role

We’re looking for a brilliant senior back-end engineer (Java) to help push our products and Research & Development team forward on the next stage of our journey. This role will provide you with a great amount of accountability and the opportunity to showcase your talent, whilst growing with the company.

Job requirements

What you’ll be doing

  • Building APIs to be consumed by our web and mobile products

  • Collaborating closely with product, design, and front-end engineers to solve complex problems

  • Defining engineering processes and standards for a growing company

  • Contributing to product and technology decisions

  • Rapidly iterating on products in a fully-remote but tight-knit product team

  • Participating in setting quarterly OKRs for the team

Required experience

  • Fluent in Java

  • Experience building back-end system

  • Experience writing automated tests

  • Ability to put your ideas into code

  • Willingness to work at all levels of the stack

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams

Nice to have experience

  • Commercial experience with AWS and Terraform

  • Commercial experience working with analytics stacks (Segment, Redshift, Metabase, etc)

  • Commercial experience working on regulated products

Our tech stack

  • Java 15

  • Python

  • Spring Boot

  • PostgreSQL

  • Redshift

  • Terraform

  • AWS

  • GitHub

  • CircleCI

Company benefits

  • Work remotely across the UK. If you are London based you can take advantage of our London office (in a RunwayEast) to collaborate with your team in a flexible hybrid working week.

  • Get a real stake in the company with a healthy options package

  • 24 days of annual leave (plus all bank holidays)

  • Pension scheme

  • Summer and winter company-wide get-togethers

  • Learning and development support to help you grow in your role

Application process

A simple 3-stage process after having an initial screening call (15 mins).

  1. Past experiences and behavioural interview with the hiring manager, and for you to learn more about the role (45 mins)

  2. Tech interview with two engineering leads focused on technical questions and a collaborative coding challenge (1 hour 15 mins)

  3. Founder interview with two founders and for you to learn more about the company (45 mins)