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Mobile App Developer

January 31, 2019
Basingstoke
Competitive salary with excellent benefits

Blatchford is a world leading rehabilitation provider with clinical expertise in prosthetics, orthotics, special seating and wheelchairs. We design and manufacture the multi award-winning Endolite range of lower limb prostheses and provide clinical services to the NHS, military and patients internationally. With 128 years of innovation and expertise behind us, we produce the world’s most advanced microprocessor artificial limbs.

We are now looking for a Mobile App Developer, to work closely with our new product development team and develop mobile applications for iOS and Android platforms to support our orthotic and prosthetic product development.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on new and exciting projects, working in conjunction with Engineers, Manufacturing Technicians and Clinicians to make a real difference to the lives of our patients.

As a Mobile App Developer with Blatchford, you will take responsibility for:

  • The development of mobile system based applications on iOS and Android platforms for prototype, pre-production and production solutions.
  • Building test software modules to validate and verify product function to internationally recognised standards.
  • Creating detailed software documentation to internationally recognised standards.
  • Providing support to areas such as post-design, production & QA.
  • Reporting on the status of projects and presenting technical information to key stakeholders.

In order to excel in this role, previous experience in developing and implementing professional applications for iOS and android mobile systems is essential. You will also have a solid understanding of app architecture and programming fundamentals (OOP / SOLID), experience with Unit and automated UI testing and be familiar with software development best practices.

It is beneficial if you have experience developing web applications for PC and mobile platforms and have experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g. Amazon Web Services, Azure). Experience with Bluetooth and WiFi requirements within applications would be advantageous.

Ideally you will have BSc/BEng (honours) degree or equivalent in software engineering or related subject.

The successful candidate will work well as part of a small team and be able to work effectively on their own initiative. They will be proactive and self-motivated, with a flexible approach. They will have outstanding interpersonal skills, demonstrate excellence in planning, organising and communicating on complex projects to meet varying deadlines and have close attention to detail. They will be innovative and forward thinking, and be excited by a challenge!

This is a full time, permanent role; working hours are 36.5 hours per week on Monday to Friday with an early finish on a Friday.

 In return, we offer a competitive package, excellent benefits and the opportunity to learn whilst working as part of an expert Research & Development team.

How to apply?

This is an outstanding opening for an eager mobile applications specialist to develop their skills with an industry leading company and excellent employer, so if this sounds like the right role for you, please send your CV to Jen Dickson, HR Advisor, at recruitment@blatchford.co.uk or contact Jen in confidence to find out more.

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