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About The Role

Can you create and develop robust and innovative mobile applications using React Native? Are you seeking a ‘greenfield role’?

We’re transforming Simplyhealth and for the last 12 months we’ve really picked up the pace. Having come together as one Simplyhealth team, under one new brand we’re continuing to transform our business to reach our 2024 ambition, grow Simplyhealth and ultimately deliver our powerful purpose.

We’re now looking for an experienced Mobile Application Developer to join our newly formed team on an FTC until the end of December 2021, working in collaboration with our solutions architect and team leader to support the ongoing evolution of our partnered apps.

About the Role

As a valued member of our Technology team, we’ll look to you to communicate with business stakeholders and 3rd part providers to establish a development capability that works to best practices and industry standards from the very beginning.

You’ll take time to continually evolve and revise development policies, principles, standards and best practice, building reusable code and libraries for future use.

About You

Our employees are the heartbeat of Simplyhealth, we’re looking for passionate individuals that show positivity under strain, show bravery and commitment to do the right thing and regard both written and verbal communication as their strength.

You’ll have the curiosity to ask why and always be looking to further develop your skills and knowledge on new tools and technology in a business environment.

You will be familiarized with mobile platform Application Programming Interfaces such as Apple iOS, and Android. Experience of React Native is a must, along with experience in mobile user interface design, cross platform app development and back end computing. Also good knowledge of the following:

  • Understanding of UI Functional Development and Front End Development
  • Experience of using JavaScript test frameworks such as Jest, Jasmine or Mocha
  • Experience of deploying apps and managing them within the app-stores
  • Understanding of the core clean code principles such as SOLID and DRY and the reasons for their importance

In Return 

As well as a competitive basic salary you’ll receive:

  • 36 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays) with an option to buy or sell a further 5 days
  • Group annual bonus (discretionary) up to 7.5% of annual salary
  • A pension scheme with 6% from us, a minimum 3% from you with the option to increase or decrease when you join. If you decide to contribute 4% or above we will add a further 4% which can be allocated in different ways
  • A yearly company funded allowance of £500 that you can choose to use against some great benefits such as shopping vouchers, pet insurance, dental plans and more
  • Simplyhealth core product choice: Cash plan or Dental plan
  • 4 x Life Assurance