Senior Software Engineer - Chatbot

London, United Kingdom


Kubernetes Python

No further applications

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.

babylon was included in WIRED’s 2016 Top 100 Hottest Startups in Europe and CB Insights 2017 Global ‘AI 100’ list. Fortune Magazine included babylon in their 2017 list of ’50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution’, the only listed company using AI in healthcare delivery.

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…

AI Software Engineering
Senior Software Engineer - Chat Foundation

What do we want?

We are looking for motivated, sophisticated and technically capable senior software engineers, primarily writing code in Python. We're looking for developers with experience in building distributed services architectures who will be helping us develop market-leading chat-based Assistant products.

Except being hands-on, you will be responsible for liaising with our internal customers and stakeholders to ensure we are continuing to delight them as well as to facilitate new releases. We don't expect you to line-manage other people but you'll be an ally and mentor to other engineers who will learn from your direction and experiences. You will be working with highly skilled software engineers, product managers, AI researchers and data scientists. We need people who are proficient engineers and interested in growing their skill set. No experience of AI or NLP is required for this role – it will be a bonus and this role is perfect for breaking into that area.
You will join Chat Routing squad which is a part of Triage & Assistant Tribe. You will help build a foundation for a product that offers members and health care professionals a user experience tailored to their specific healthcare needs, building trust in Babylon as the first point of call when sick.

Key Skills

Able to write clean, elegant, maintainable Python code. Ideally you would have worked with distributed systems and containerised microservices platforms deployed to Kubernetes, preferably supporting a large number of users.Familiarity with Systems Engineering concepts and best coding practices (beyond PEP8).Flexible and adaptable, with a “can do” approach and solid problem-solving skills. Someone who thrives in a dynamic environment and will contribute to ongoing organisational improvements. Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate deeply technical concepts to non-technical audiences at all levels and in all mediums from email to written and oral presentations.

You’ll be part of an awesome team who work together to create amazing products so we can deliver the promise of affordable health care. Come join us!

We fully embrace diversity and equal opportunities. We’re committed to building teams that represent all kinds of backgrounds, skills and perspectives. We believe inclusivity builds better products. If there’s anything that could create a more comfortable interview experience, please let us know.

Babylon believes it is possible to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. How? By combining the ever-growing computing power of machines with the best medical expertise of humans to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalised health service and making it universally available.