Congenica Ltd: Senior UI Developer

Congenica is a pioneering digital health company enabling genomic medicine, revolutionising the way genetic diseases are characterised and diagnosed, and providing life-changing answers. Our end-to-end solutions, from DNA sample to clinical report, enable the delivery of world-class genomic medicine services and the important clinical decisions that transform the lives of patients and their families.

The Congenica product presents all the information that a Clinical Scientist needs to investigate the genomic evidence of rare diseases. A key aspect of the system is the UI that selects from the extremely large volumes of data associated with a genome sample, combines it with complex reference data and displays it to the user in an easy to access fashion.

Job Purpose

The role is to take ownership of the UI and design and develop it so that it can present additional sources of scientific information as they become available, improving usability and performance and developing the architecture to support our demanding use cases.

Main Responsibilities

• Design, code and unit test new product features and enhancements.
• Fix bugs raised by customers and internal teams.
• Set a good standard of development procedures for other developers to follow.
• Review code written by other members of the team.
• Develop subject matter expertise in one or more areas of the system.
• Take a technical lead role for one or more features.

Additional Responsibilities

• Take part in requirement review meetings.

Employee Profile Essential – Attributes candidate must have on entering the role

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• 5+ years of experience working with React or other JS frameworks
• Expert knowledge of JavaScript/ES6+
• Strong knowledge of modern ES6+ single page application development and surrounding best practices
• Good understanding of RESTful APIs
• Medical / biological knowledge or interest
• Ability to provide architectural solutions
• Ability to contribute to UX and UI design
• Experience of supporting and coaching junior staff Related Experience
• Commercial experience working on ES6+ single page applications using React, Angular, Ember or similar libraries/frameworks Behavioural Qualities
• Friendly, approachable and builds positive personal and organisational relationships
• Self-motivated and results-driven, problem-solver
• Enthusiastic, hardworking, well organised and able to prioritise
• Able to work with others, and willing to contribute to team
• Professional appearance and able to produce high standards of work

Application Instructions: 

Please apply via the company website:

Application Closing Date: 
28 February