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Software Developer and Software Engineer ( two posts available)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BMH-017430

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 28/09/2021

Salary: Grade 5, £27,924 to £32,344 per annum (depending on experience) Grade 6, £33,309 to £40,927 per annum (depending on experience)

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Division of Informatics, Imag & Data Sci

Hours per week: full time

Contract Duration: 12 months from start date

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

Software Developer (Grade 5) / Software Engineer (Grade 6) - Digital Health (two posts available) 

Want to come and work on some cutting-edge smartphone apps that could improve the health of people with a range of long-term conditions? Want to work in an exciting, challenging and flexible environment on a range of different healthcare related projects?

Our Team and Projects

The Digital Health Software team within the Centre for Health Informatics at the University of Manchester is a team of software engineers, designers, project managers, health informaticians and researchers.  We have successfully developed a number of innovative digital health technologies that aim to improve patient care across multiple health conditions.  ClinTouch ( is one of our success stories and is a mobile app that enables personalised clinical monitoring and supports self-management of symptoms for people with serious mental illness. CFHealthHub is another successful project ( and provides a digital platform (web and mobile) to support adherence to treatment in people with Cystic Fibrosis.

What You’ll Need

We use a range of different software technologies for our projects including Java, Spring, Hibernate, JavaScript, Angular, Vue.JS, MySQL, Cordova, Gerrit, Ionic, Android and iOS. It is likely that you will get involved in most or all of these technologies during your time working at the Centre for Health Informatics. To ensure that the software we develop is of high quality we use a range of techniques including unit, integration and system testing and peer code review. You will be required to work across the whole software lifecycle to deliver innovative software systems for a range of projects.

Rewards and Benefits

Working at a large successful university brings with it a range of benefits including competitive pension scheme, generous holiday allowance plus 4 closure days and training and development opportunities. The working environment is flexible and friendly including flexi-time. Part-time or job share would be considered for the right candidate.


Given the current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in place, interviews will be conducted remotely via videoconference.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Blended working arrangements may be considered           

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Steven Antrobus


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This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.

Please see the link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria.


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