Senior Software Engineer/Data Engineer

London HQ, England

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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 will you be doing?
Our Data Science and Analytics Platform is used by by engineers, researchers andanalysts for enhancing the quality of service we provide to our patients and formaking educated, data-driven short- and long-term business decisions.
We're looking for a strong Senior Software Engineer with proven experience onarchitecting and building maintainable, scalable, high performance and businesscritical data platforms to help us improve it. Hands-on experience with bothbatch and streaming architectures is a must, with a deep understanding of theirtheoretical and practical tradeoffs.
Technical expertise must be matched with equally strong interpersonal skills,not being afraid to challenge the status quo but knowing how to express youropinion depending on the audience. In Babylon, we expect our colleagues tochallenge us and they do so in a context of mutual respect.


  • Experience with batch/streaming data architectures
  • Experience with GCP (Cloud Composer, Dataflow)
  • Proficient with Java and Python
  • Proficient with Docker
  • Proficient with Git
  • Experience delivering using CI (Continuous Integration)
  • Experience working on teams practicing Agile and/or Scrum methodologies
  • Strong and clear communication skills, both verbal and written
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree/experience

What will you do?

  • Partner closely with design & product to craft great product experiences.
  • Be a crafts(wo)man and encourage code craftsmanship across team.
  • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.
  • 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 (KPIs) to monitor their health (both the engineering systems and data quality).
Note: we are not able to support visa sponsorship for this role
We believe that difference inspires a better, healthier world. That’s why it’s at the heart of everything we do. From our people to our products, difference enriches every part of our business and creates a culture based on equality of opportunity, and in which all Babylonians can progress their careers. We’re committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.At Babylon, we have Power of Diversity groups (PODs) to drive positive engagements that create and foster a diverse and inclusive environment and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates.Our mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. Diversity and inclusion play a key role in helping us bring this mission to life and create a true sense of belonging for all.
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