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Backend Software Engineer (MedShr)

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About us:

Launched from London in October 2015, MedShr is a health technology startup with over 500,000 members in 180+ countries. We’re a private, professional medical network working to enable doctors and members of the medical community to share knowledge and skills with peers around the world to improve healthcare and save lives through clinical case discussion.

In August 2015, MedShr joined Founders Forum as a rising star company and become part of the Founders Factory accelerator program (workable.com/nr?l=http://www.foundersfactory.co/) . MedShr has been featured on the BBC, Sky News, The Evening Standard, The Telegraph and Metro News. MedShr won Facebook Start's Social Good App of the Year Award 2016 (workable.com/nr?l=https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2016/05/31/fbstar…) and more recently a World Summit Award (workable.com/nr?l=https://www.worldsummitawards.org/winner/medshr/) .

Job description:

The role will be to work as a member of the engineering team with responsibilities ranging from designing, implementing and maintaining our backend APIs and services, to deploying our application and components in cloud environments.

Key Responsibilities:
* Develop, test, and maintain high quality scalable code for our APIs aiming to scale our application to millions of users.
* Maintain and deploy our application and its components in cloud environments.


* Self starter with an ability to work independently and as part of a team
* 3+ years of experience with SQL databases – we use MySQL
* 3+ years of experience with PHP
* 3+ years of experience with Node.JS
* Experience with Redis
* Experience designing and writing scalable production REST APIs
* Experience with Docker
* Source control using git
* Experience working with a disciplined, software release, build, and deploy processes

Bonus points for experience in:

* Frontend development using ReactJS, SASS/SCSS
* Microservices architecture
* Kubernetes
* Kafka
* Elasticsearch
* Google Cloud Platform and GKE


You will be based in our Central London office, working within our product and development team. Competitive salary and share options for the right candidate. Please contact careers@medshr.net for further information and to apply for a role at MedShr.

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A new corporate-backed, multi-sector, incubator and accelerator

Founders Factory focuses on Digital Media, Information Technology, Education, Online Travel, and Beauty. Their company has offices in London, Bucharest, and Paris. They have a mid-size team that's between 51-200 employees.

You can view their website at https://foundersfactory.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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