Platform Engineer


  • Office: Leeds
  • Schedule: full time



We are looking for

We are looking for driven and enthusiastic individual who is a natural communicator with an eye for detail.  Good technical ability and a proven aptitude for problem-solving are essential.
The successful candidate must have experience of developing commercial enterprise systems in a cloud environment having ideally done so in an agile development environment. Health domain experience would be a benefit but is not essential.

We don’t expect specific knowledge of ophthalmology, but we’re looking for a quick learner who is genuinely excited about our product, our market, and how we can improve the practice of specialist eye care.  Personal development is a priority for Medisoft, and we encourage our team to develop their skills.
The role is based at our offices in Leeds, but occasional travel may be required.  

COVID-19 considerations:
 Our office is open, and our team back are working from the office.  We are working with a hybrid model which allows some remote working. Our office has been risk assessed and continues to be COVID-19 safe through various hygiene and physical measures.

Your responsibilities

The successful candidate will:
  • Assess the feasibility of hosting mediSIGHT in the cloud
  • Appraise different cloud hosting options and help define a strategy for moving mediSIGHT into the cloud
  • Work with the Software Engineering teams to understand and implement any changes required to mediSIGHT to host it in the cloud
  • Design, build and uphold secure cloud infrastructure
  • Develop and administer deployment and release pipelines
  • Define and document guidelines for developing applications in the cloud
  • Provide technical mentoring and coaching to the Software Engineering teams
  • Practice and drive the best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm
  • Proactively discover and help the teams uncover performance bottlenecks across the system
  • Troubleshoot performance issues and working with Software Engineering teams to continuously improve application performance and availability
  • Work to identify security vulnerabilities and find remediation in the mediSIGHT system
  • Implement logging and monitoring in mediSIGHT

Your qualifications

Experience or knowledge of the following would be an advantage:
  • The healthcare domain 
  • Working in an agile development environment
  • Data protection and security
Azure DevOps

Your profile

The role requires:
  • Commercial experience of designing, deploying, and managing cloud environments 
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools
  • A strong understanding of application architecture
  • A real passion for technology and desire to learn new emerging technologies
  • A proficiency in NET Core, C#, and scripting languages such as PowerShell 
  • An understanding of how to achieve optimum performance, security, and maintainability
  • In-depth knowledge of a development environment, tools, and source control
  • Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical and non-technical context 
  • An ability to function in an environment of high complexity with limited guidance

We offer

To attract and retain the very best talent we offer a generous package, which includes:
  • Flexible working; core hours 10:00 – 3:00
  • Hybrid working model
  • Modern air-conditioned office within a short walk from Leeds Train Station
  • Free on-site gym
  • Casual dress
  • Generous referral bonus of £2,000
  • Annual Team Tour (restrictions permitting)
  • Learning & Development programmes and opportunities,
  • Support to gain Microsoft qualifications.
  • Employer matched 5% Pension contributions.
  • Incremental annual leave entitlement
  • Buy & Sell Annual Leave scheme up to 5 days
  • Cycle & Travel to work schemes
  • Part of global Group company with opportunities for personal growth across multiple business areas and regions.
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