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Software Engineer – #1 Health App -c70K – Part Remote

Recruitment Revolution
London (Greater)
£55,000 - £70,000 Plus Benefits & Perks inc Stock & Unlimited Holidays
Closing date
2 Jul 2021

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Want to join the UK's most-downloaded Health App in its category, now poised to hit the US? Ready to join an award-winning, well-funded health-tech startup and help change the lives of millions? If you are seasoned Developer with solid App engineering experience coupled with a passion to build word class quality products we need to talk…

Role Info:

Software Engineer – #1 Health App – Product Team
Remote / London Split
£55,000 – £70,000
Plus Benefits & Perks inc Stock & Unlimited Holidays

Compatibility: We're hiring a multi-language, agile software engineer who is keen to learn Swift and who wants to work in a product team
Tech Skills: Familiarity with two or more of Java, Javascript, Clojure, Kotlin, Python and Swift would be really useful
Featured in: Forbes, The Times,, Heathline
Consumer Metrics: (April 21): 59% spend more time in range or have lower HbA1c results | 96% experience improvements in health outcomes and well-being | 58% find it easier or are more confident when managing diabetes

Our Story:

We are a 13 strong, female-founded, digital health startup building products for chronic health conditions. Our first app, which helps people with Type 1 Diabetes make decisions about their self-care, was launched in the UK last year. We’re growing our engineering team, and would love to hire at least one – and possibly two – thoughtful, creative, and experienced Software Engineers.

Our approach uses science, engineering, and design to build products that empower people to make better decisions and provide personalised support. This is the role where all your experience and interests could get used: your work in large-scale enterprise development, the iOS app you built, the website where you wireframed the user journey, your interest in psychology or how the human body works and your fascination for hardware and embedded systems. We love meeting the whole human, so we’re not just interested in your engineering skills!

Our new team mate will see themselves in the following:

+ You love being part of a team. You’re the kind of person who finds new ways to work (especially remotely), makes things better for everyone, loves helping others to grow and improves psychological safety and collaboration across the team.
+ A pragmatic approach to software engineering; the needs of the user come first, technology is a means of solving a problem, and you break complex problems down into smaller stories.
Underpinning all of this is a desire to get started with the simplest possible thing and build from there.
+ You want to shape what gets built. You want to do more than just write code and you’re excited about being part of a creative, evolving Product Team that loves trying new things.
+ Comfortable working in a codebase where you’re jointly responsible for everything from the UI layer to the backend services (and everything in between!)

Our Techstack:

+ Our iOS app is written in Swift and uses Realm DB for persistence. We make heavy use of HealthKit to interface with blood sugar and activity monitoring devices. Parse is our backend, with smatterings of Python for data analysis. We’ll start building for Android next, so this is going to evolve very quickly.

Some interesting facts about us:

+ Most of the engineering team have learnt Swift since joining. Our track record is hiring developers who are good at the stuff they know, but who still want to learn more of the stuff they don’t yet know. While no-one loves a list, for this role, familiarity with two or more of Java, Javascript, Clojure, Kotlin, Python and Swift would be really useful.

+ We were picked for Apple Entrepreneur Camp, Apple’s way of supporting Black and female-founded businesses in the iOS ecosystem. Since our launch last September, we are the most downloaded diabetes app in the UK & Ireland and are planning to roll the app out to the US this year.

What we offer in return:

+ Strong salary
+ Stock Options
+ A nurturing, progressive culture.
+ A holiday policy that works on the basis of accountability: be reliable, get your work done, and take as much time off as you need.
+ The opportunity to be part of a team making a difference to the lives of others

Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to Suzi, our Hiring Lead

Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
iOS Software Developer, iOS Software Engineer, Swift Developer, App Developer, Java Developer, Javascript Developer, Clojure Developer, Kotlin Developer, Python and Swift

Application notice… We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.


We’re Talent Acquisition Specialists that founded change in 2005. Since then we’ve helped over 2500 clients grow, prosper and lead.

# Our Story

Frustrated by poor experiences with traditional agencies, our founders (just two regular candidates), decided that the outdated industry needed modernising and a new balance of power. In 2005, a new kind of agency model was born, putting the client and candidate at the heart of the experience whilst removing the pushy sales, schmooze and high fees.

# What makes us different?

Aside from a sensible fee model, custom technology and a direct unhindered path to candidates we…

…don’t sell candidates and we don’t sell jobs: we facilitate relationships and champion the process of ‘organic hiring’ to help create stronger and longer-lasting engagements.

# Who we work with

With an industry reputation for delivering results we are the go-to talent finders for over 2500 clients. We work with everyone from tech start-ups to global brands who all demand the best service and talent.

From business owners hiring 2 people a year to Internal Recruiting teams hiring 200+ people a year, RR sources talent across all sectors and levels.

# Reputation

Our expertise have also been called upon by some of the leading job boards including the UK’s No1.

Recruitment Revolution is a member of the REC with a 100% compliance pass rate and holds a Feefo 5* Gold Award for Service.

For more information please contact Team RR on 0800 294 3113 or visit

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