Software Developer

Role: Other

Location: London

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 30 June 2022

Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum

Specific Hours: 35 hours per week

Software Developer


We have a new opportunity for a Software Developer to join our Technology team. You’ll have the ability to design and implement systems and software to meet the business’s requirements using defined tools and methods. You’ll develop and maintain Pharmaceutical Press’s publishing software, systems and customer-facing digital products.

Software Developer Requirements:

  • Ideally graduate calibre in a numerate discipline, preferably computer science.
  • Able to demonstrate commercial web software development experience.
  • Knowledge of Scala would be ideal. Alternatively, another functional or JVM language (e.g. Java, Clojure).
  • Experience in the use of content management systems, and in web delivery of structured content would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of data modelling techniques.
  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise work, and work to deadlines.

About the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS):

We are the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the professional leadership body for pharmacists and pharmacy in Great Britain. Our mission is to put pharmacy at the forefront of healthcare. Our vision is to be the world leader in the safe and effective use of medicines.

What we offer

We have a friendly, supportive, and collaborative work environment with an attractive remuneration package. Benefits include excellent work life balance (35 hour work week & flexitime), professional learning and development opportunities, 33 days’ holiday, with the option to purchase additional annual leave, multiple discounts from major stores, Ride2work, interest free season ticket loans and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.  We host regular social events and you can get involved in our diversity and inclusion groups, and charity fundraising initiatives.

We continue to support our employees to work flexibly and from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. When our London office re-opens, there is an expectation for this role to work from our London office on occasions where there is a need to do so; until then, the majority of the role can be done at home.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people of all abilities.

Location: London

Type:  Permanent

Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum

Closing date for applications: Applications closing date is not set. We will review applications as and when they come in.


If you would like to learn more about the role, please view the job description here.

Please attach your CV and covering letter.

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