Senior Platform Engineer

£65000 - £85000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Oxfordshire, England
  1. Digital, Development
Posted: 24/08/2023

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Senior Platform Engineer to join a healthcare technology organisation on a permanent basis located in Oxfordshire. Our Client is focused on providing real-world evidence and insights on patient pathways to advance research, improve patient outcomes, and inform industry policies.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role, you will ensure the platform is optimized for performance and security in collaboration with others on the engineering team.
  • Develop a highly scalable and reliable platform infrastructure for our growing business.
  • Establish and implement policies to ensure the security of data.
  • Create monitoring and logging solutions to detect and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Support the Real-World Evidence (RWE) team and work closely with them to ensure that the RWE workflow is supported.
  • Be familiar with big data and cloud computing technologies.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science, engineering, or a field related to computer science is required.
  • Should have experience with Microsoft Azure cloud services.
  • An understanding of PostgreSQL database management is a must.
  • Knowledge of containerization (Docker, Kubernetes) and infrastructure-as-code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Expertise in programming in a language like Python.
  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous deployment.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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