Senior Software Engineer - Core Platform

London, United Kingdom


Kubernetes Java

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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.

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…

We’re looking for multiple Senior Software Engineers experienced in developing scalable, well-tested, and maintainable Java applications / microservices using any (or no) framework. You must be able to translate design and specs into beautiful, usable applications. We have a team of the best people you’d ever want to meet.

We want a strong team member, who knows how to work within an agile team to produce high quality software. You will help us build and support great products across Babylon, in order to make health care affordable and accessible for everyone.


    • Engineer and implement highly scalable systems, using the best development practices and tools.
    • Help define our development environment, and communicate the best development practices within the organisation (i.e. code reviews, testing, etc).
    • Continuously monitor the quality of our systems, design measurements to monitor their health (both the engineering systems and data quality).


    • Extensive experience with and proficient in Java 
    • Experience developing microservices
    • Experience with Spring
    • Experience with deployment tools such as Kubernetes or Docker
    • Strong and clear communication skills, both verbal and written


    • Demonstrable experience with Kafka
This job description is non-exhaustive and may vary due to the needs of the business. 

Location: London
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 per year

Opening date: 17th June 2019
Closing date: 16th July 2019

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.