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Software Engineering Lead - Precision Medicine

IT/Technical & Product Development
TEC001QL Requisition #

Elsevier Precision Medicine (PMed) is developing the next generation of advanced clinical decision support and research tools escalating the global use of personalized medicine in healthcare. Together with our partners, we leverage big data, machine learning, analytics, and predictive approaches to help facilitate the creation and deployment of knowledge for use by clinicians to improve patient diagnosis and treatment.

We now require a Lead Software Engineer to lead a small, diverse and very talented development squad of 4 people in this innovative healthcare environment.

As a Lead Software Engineer the successful individual will have the opportunity to work at the cutting edge of technology using machine learning, big data and new AWS services; will collaborate closely with the broader Clinical Solutions team to integrate all components of the platform to facilitate effective communications with all key systems – for example EHRs and security/compliance.

Our squads enjoy full autonomy regarding how they go about delivering against long and short-term goals, helping to ensure alignment and quality with the product team. The successful candidate will mentor the squad and actively contribute to new feature development/product delivery and code quality.

This is a particularly high-profile project within Elsevier and the successful applicants’ contribution will ultimately be transformative to the business.

Preferred experience and technology requirements:

Must haves:

  • Recent experience successfully leading a web application to a production ready state in an Agile environment
  • Strong hands-on Full Stack application development & SaaS development experience (5+ years) to include experience across languages and projects, preferably in JavaScript, using Node.js & React
  • Demonstrable experience of the SDLC, REST (and other API) development architecture.
  • Strong communications skills. The successful person will develop an immediate and credible presence with colleagues/stakeholders and will be experienced working in a large corporate environment.




Nice to haves:

  • Previous experience with healthcare technology, and/or familiarity with machine learning and big data applications and technologies would be a real plus!

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. We help researchers make new discoveries, collaborate with their colleagues, and give them the knowledge they need to find funding. We help governments and universities evaluate and improve their research strategies. We help doctors save lives, providing insight for physicians to find the right clinical answers, and we support nurses and other healthcare professionals throughout their careers. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. 

Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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