Lead Developer

Lead Developer

INSTEM LSS LIMITED. | Not Specified, Not Specified, Un

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Lead Developer
Location: _Remote UK_
The successful candidate will be able to work fully remote or can report to one of our physical offices located based in Stone or Cambridge, Liverpool, or Manchester.
Status: _Permanent, Full Time_
Package: _Competitive Salary, Remote/Home Working (with one-off allowance), Flexible Working, Development & Opportunity (Personal & Technical), Private Medical (Optical & Dental options), Matching Contributory Pension, 25 Days Leave (Buy & Sell Scheme), Life Insurance, Referral Scheme, Discretionary Bonus, Benefits Hub. _
Are you a Lead Developer looking for a business that promotes solution-based thinking?
Do you wish your role gave you morefull flexibility (with very minimal micromanagement)?
Are you looking for a company that invests in you as a person, that encourages you to take part in companywide sessions for wellbeing, mental health, critical conversations, and strengths?
Who are we? Well, we are a global provider of bespoke industry leading software solutions and services, which enables our clients to 'bring life enhancing products to market faster'. We boast
over 700 pharmaceutical clients (including all the top 20!), ranging from small to enterprise-sized organisations.
Over 50% of the global drug discovery process runs through our software at some point. Therefore, each Instem employee has a significant impact in helping to save/prolong people's lives all over the world. We want you to join our mission!
Although we're a fast-growing organisation, we do have an incredibly supportive, communal and family-feel environment.
We are actively looking for a Lead Developer to join our team, which is a workflow driven data management platform designed in house, solely focusing on the needs of scientists.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Ruby developer to architect a solution from premise to cloud, with the aim of scaling up our code to Ruby 2.7 (currently Ruby 2.6), improving the usability and UI, and getting the product ready for large scale up via the cloud.
What to expect?
o Collaborate with Product Management and Sales to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
o Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product
o Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
o Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
o Lead the move from an on-premise Rails solution to SAAS solution.
o Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development teams and collaborate with the Software Development Manager to help meet company objectives for timelines and functional delivery
o Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
o Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers
o Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility, supportability, and customer requirements.
o Adherence to our Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure all work is handled securely, professionally and diligently.
Skills you'll need:
o 10+ Years' experience in software development with some experience of enterprise B2B software
o Proven experience of acting as a mentor and thought leader
o Experience developing with Ruby, Javascript, CSS, HTML, SQL.
o Strong relational database experience (PostgreSQL or Oracle distinct advantage)
o Collaborating with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
o Developing high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
o Providing architectural leadership to the development organization through strong mentoring
o Ability to deliver stable software from well documented requirements efficiently and as part of a team.
We hire exceptional people, and everyone is empowered to take the initiative and be innovative. We invite you to explore a world of opportunities with us, and influence us to achieve our goals, by being you!
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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Employee discount
Life insurance
Monday to Friday
No weekends
Supplemental pay types:
Bonus scheme
Lead Developer: 9 years (required)
Work authorisation:
United Kingdom (required)