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CAREERS

We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At Sciencenow Group you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Sciencenow Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
Front-end Developer (Ref: SW/MFD)

Sciwheel is an award-winning product that was created to empower researchers and students to discover and re-use the world knowledge and uncover new findings to the benefit of all.

From reference management with smart citation suggestions, to writing, annotating, and team collaboration, Sciwheel is where research comes together.

Our product comprises a small ecosystem of applications:

  • A web-based reference manager application
  • A React native mobile version of our reference manager (iOS and Android)
  • A Browser extension for highlighting and import of scientific articles
  • Web plugins for Office 365 and Google Docs

We are seeking a Front-end Developer to join our friendly team. If you are keen to inspire and help the research community to make a positive impact in the world, please apply for this fantastic opportunity.

Main Duties

  • You will be working as part of a multi-disciplined product team including Product manager, Delivery manager, UX designer, Technical architect, Test automation engineers and other developers where you will be required to:
  • Develop world-class user interfaces using technologies including HTML, CSS, React and some Angular
  • Develop state-of-the-art mobile apps using React Native mobile client (iOS and Android)
  • Collaborate with platform engineers and technical architect to improve our existing CI/CD pipelines for our mobile apps
  • Be part of a shift left development and testing approach where developers code their own unit and integration tests using frameworks such as Nightwatch.js
  • Work in an iterative way following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery best practises
  • Actively participate in the team ceremonies such as planning sessions, retrospectives and Show and Tells in a constructive way.

Key outcomes

  • SW mobile application updated in alignment with overall Sciwheel vision and roadmap
  • Be seen as the person to go regarding mobile development in Sciwheel
  • Development lifecycle for mobile app is aligned with the rest of the applications using a similar automated CI/CD pipeline

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience with JavaScript, React, HTML and CSS use in Single Page Applications (4 years)
  • Experience with React Native (3 years)
  • Experience with TestFlight and other tools for mobile applications delivery (3 years)
  • Familiarity with XCode and Android Studio
  • Familiarity with mobile apps submission processes via Google and Apple app stores
  • Experience with Git, and its application to software delivery (4 years)
  • Experience of Agile ways of working (5 years)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player

Nice to have

  • Experience using Docker containers
  • Experience with native mobile development for Android and IOS

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, explaining briefly your interest in the post, when you would be able to start, and stating salary expectations to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Sciencenow Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Senior Cloud platform engineer (DevOps) (Ref: SW/CPE)

Sciwheel is an award-winning product that was created to empower researchers and students to discover and re-use the world knowledge and uncover new findings to the benefit of all.

From reference management with smart citation suggestions, to writing, annotating, and team collaboration, Sciwheel is where research comes together.

Our product comprises a small ecosystem of applications:

  • A web-based reference manager application
  • A React native mobile version of our reference manager (iOS and Android)
  • A Browser extension for highlighting and import of scientific articles
  • Web plugins for Office 365 and Google Docs

We are seeking a Senior Cloud Platform Engineer to join our friendly team. If you are keen to inspire and help the research community to make a positive impact in the world, please apply for this fantastic opportunity.

Main Duties

  • You will be working as part of a multi-disciplined product team including Product manager, Delivery manager, UX designer, Technical architect, Test automation engineers and other developers where you will be required to:
  • Developing, automating and supporting Sciwheel’s cloud platform by using technologies such as Terraform, AWS SAM and Cloud Formation following and Infrastructure as code IaC approach.
  • Developing and improving Sciwheel’s automated CI/CD pipelines using GitHub Actions and others following a pipeline as code approach
  • Configuring and automating monitoring tools, dashboards and alerts to proactively monitor the health of all Sciwheel products
  • Collaborate with Sciwheel’s CTO and senior engineer to implement a security-by-design approach automating security controls and monitoring as much as possible.
  • Work in an iterative way following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery best practises
  • Mentor junior platform engineers, setting them up for a successful career in Sciwheel
  • Actively participate in the team ceremonies such as planning sessions, retrospectives and Show and Tells in a constructive way.

Key outcomes

  • Sciwheel cloud platform and delivery pipeline highly automated, removing as much as possible human interaction and
  • Environments creation and modification is standardised.
  • Be seen as the person to go regarding cloud computing and automation

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience with the AWS stack including services such as CloudFront, S3, RDS, EC2, Lambda, ECS, VPC, etc. (4 years)
  • Experience Terraform and automating AWS infrastructure with Terraform (4 years)
  • Experience in automating CI/CD pipelines (pipeline as code) (4 years)
  • Experience with Git, and its application to software delivery (4 years)
  • Experience with Docker and dockerising legacy web applications
  • Experience of Agile ways of working (5 years)
  • Advance problem solving and experience with dealing with live issues
  • Experience in configuring and operating monitoring tools such as CloudWatch, Datadog, PagerDuty, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player

Nice to have

  • Experience in writing pipelines using GitHub Actions

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, explaining briefly your interest in the post, when you would be able to start, and stating salary expectations to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Sciencenow Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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