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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
Full Stack Development Lead (Ref: SW/FSD)

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 Full Stack Development Lead 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, UX Designer, Test Automation Engineers, Platform Engineers and Software Developers where you will be required to:
  • Take the lead in developing world-class solutions using a range of technologies.
  • Work with technology at all levels across the build and operate lifecycle: From Infrastructure (AWS) to Storage (Solr/Postgress) to Application (Java/JavaScript) to Client (React/Angular).
  • Contribute heavily to future technology direction. You’ll be a key player in deciding what technologies to use and how to use them.
  • Collaborate with Platform Engineers, Software Developers and Test Automation Engineers to improve CI/CD pipelines to enable delivery of high-quality product at pace.
  • Know how to balance progress over perfection and the pressures of maintaining technical excellence while delivering at a speed.
  • Work in an iterative way following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery best practises.
  • Mentor team members across all aspects of software development.

Key outcomes

  • Ownership of technical vision and roadmap
  • Secure, scalable, maintainable, and progressive solutions that fit customer needs
  • Be seen as the go to person for technical solutions to complex problems

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and deploying:
    • Cloud native applications on AWS (including serverless and microservices)
    • Responsive web applications
    • Mobile applications
    • RESTful APIs
  • Active development experience with Java, Spring and JavaScript (and front-end frameworks)
  • Experience within data intensive products
    • Data modelling
    • Relational and non-relational databases
    • Search platforms
  • Advanced knowledge and experience on Git, Git branching strategies and its application to continuous delivery
  • Experience working with legacy applications/code and strategies for implementing improvements
  • Proven experience scoping and building to functional and non functional requirements
  • Experience of Agile ways of working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership. Be able to demonstrate positions of technical leadership.
  • Proven mentorship. Be able to demonstrate approach to upskilling individuals.
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player

Nice to have

  • Experience using Docker containers
  • Experience working across products with multiple client interfaces
  • Experience on designing and building browser extensions and web add-ins
  • Experience with AI technologies (Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing)

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, explaining, briefly explaining 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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Software Developer (Ref: SW/SD)

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 Software 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, UX Designer, Test Automation Engineers, Platform Engineers and Software Developers where you will be required to:
  • Develop world-class solutions using Java, Spring and Javascript
  • Collaborate with platform engineers and technical architect to improve our existing CI/CD pipelines for our application and services.
  • Be part of a shift left development and testing approach where developers code their own unit and integration tests using frameworks such as cypress
  • 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

  • Secure, scalable, maintainable, and progressive solutions that fit customer needs
  • Be seen as the go to person for technical solutions to complex problems

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and deploying Cloud native applications on AWS
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs
  • Active development experience with Java, Spring and JavaScript
  • Experience within relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience working with legacy applications/code
  • Experience with Git, and its application to software delivery
  • Experience of Agile ways of working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership. Be able to demonstrate positions of technical leadership.
  • Proven mentorship. Be able to demonstrate approach to upskilling individuals.
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player

Nice to have

  • Experience using Docker containers
  • Experience with Search platforms (Solr, Elasticsearch, etc.)

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, briefly explaining 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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