Software Engineer - Core Platform

London, United Kingdom


Spring Go C Java Python Scala

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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…

What do we want?

We are looking to make multiple appointments, 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, working on some of the most futuristic projects. We like people who are smart, funny, innovative and tenacious, who can adapt and work together.

We are looking for great software engineers; you will be working on developing our market-leading products, in the collaborative and growing engineering teams based in our central London office. The future of our product is focused around utilising AI solutions to revolutionise how we diagnose, treat and prevent diseases; your effort will contribute heavily to the services that connect our core platforms with these services, as well as with our mobile apps and with our 3rd party technology partners.

We want strong team members, who know 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 Java
    • Experience with Spring framework
    • Experience with databases including Postgres and MySQL
    • Strong and clear communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Able to show they're a team player and can work collaboratively with team members/colleagues 
    • Experience with other back-end technologies including Scala, Python, Go, C++
This job description is non-exhaustive and may vary due to the needs of the business. 

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.