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PHOENIX Medical Supplies Limited
Rivington Road, Whitehouse Industrial Estate, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 3DJ
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Passionate about People and Development?

About Us:

Numark Digital is an exciting new digital venture within Phoenix, with a mission to become the most visible pharmacy service in the UK. Being less than 10 months old and with an ambitious future ahead, we are forming a team of technology and product specialists to help drive the digital transformation of pharmacy in the UK.

We have already launched our digital prescription product ‘Hey Pharmacist’ and have plans to significantly expand our offering.

The Phoenix Group is a European healthcare logistics and pharmacy retail company with circa 40,000 colleagues operating in over 30 different countries. In the UK we distribute to 5,600 dispensing points via our 13 nationwide distribution centres and own 500 community pharmacies.

Supporting longer, healthier and happier lives is at the heart of the service that we deliver to our communities and something that we are really proud of.

Key Responsibilities:

Supporting your team to build, maintain and support high-volume, high performance,
high-availability applications and platforms.To lead on recruitment and development of engineering talent.

Direct people management including on-on-ones and coaching.

Lead on technical delivery and own and continuously improve technical standards and practices.

Provide architectural guidance, direction and consultation. Advocate and evangelise for best practices including providing appropriate training and support.

Foster a culture of technical innovation.

Who we want:

Experience and a passion in People management including recruiting, developing, mentoring, and coaching engineers.

Experience of multi-disciplinary product teams; communicating and collaborating with product owners, designers and other managers and stakeholders.

Designing and developing high-volume, high-performance, high availability applications.

Experienced Continuous Delivery practitioner.

Experienced in Test Driven Development. Able to evangelise, train and support around best practices.

Capable of coaching others in Pair Programming.

Experienced working with third-parties to scale engineering capability including working with mixed and wholly outsourced teams.

Excellent understanding of (and working experience with) full infrastructure stack.

Strong programming skills in Java and likely multiple other languages.

Demonstrably capable OOD practitioner, familiar with common principles & practices.

While a degree in software engineering or similar is desirable, significant practical experience of the key responsibilities of the role is of greater importance.

Our Digital journey is just starting and we’d like you to be a part of it!