Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date: 07 October 2022
Eakin Healthcare is a family-owned business based in Northern Ireland, manufacturing and supplying medical devices for ostomy, wound, respiratory and surgical needs. Our products and services are available in over 50 countries internationally and we have employees in 9 countries with sites and subsidiaries in the UK, Netherlands, France and Japan. We’ve grown significantly in recent years, both organically and through acquisition.
Our vision is to be a truly global, people invested, trusted partner for healthcare professionals and people who rely on our innovative solutions, in focused therapeutic areas, to improve outcomes and quality of life.
Our Operations team is located in 3 core sites in Comber (N Ireland), Coleraine (N Ireland) and Cardiff (Wales) with all of our manufacturing taking place in the UK.
We invest heavily in Research & Development and have a talented and innovative R&D function creating a pipeline of new product introductions across our therapeutic areas. A separate Group Development team focuses on business opportunities for growth across the organisation and leads the sustainability strategy and action plan across Eakin Healthcare.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a Software Developer who will be responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of applications for iOS and Android devices, Web Apps and server-side systems. You will be responsible for delivering the complete solution, therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential. This role is hands on development as well as managing sprint planning, defect tracking and new feature development.
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Creativity – Produces creative and original ideas and solutions. Likes to find and explore new ways of doing things. Comes up with alternative possibilities and options
Problem solving – Generates and promotes solutions. Sees clearly which is the best way forward. Able to make decisions and commitments within appropriate time frame.
Resilience – Can work under pressure, remains calm, thinks clearly, and manages emotion under pressure. Addresses issues without being aggressive or controlling and can easily bounce back from setbacks. Is open to feedback and doesn’t dwell on past events.
Team Working – Enjoys participating in group activities and likes to work in close proximity with other people. Is ready to collaborate with and support others and is willing to co-operate and compromise for the overall good.
Supporting Others – Enjoys supporting other people and is prone to getting involved and trying to help them when they have problems. Is comfortable to contribute to joint endeavours and enjoys teamwork. Is willing to let other people depend on them.
Following Directions – Is motivated to accept and comply with standards and instructions and has a strong conscience about delivering what is promised or expected. Doesn’t like letting people down and works productively in cooperation with, and support of others.
Analytical – Enjoys analysing qualitative data but also considers quantitative and seeks to identify and explore they key elements in information before making commitments. Tends to like to use facts and figures when planning and reporting and is concerned about accuracy and detail
Information Gathering – Enjoys dealing with and refers to factual data. Likes to be well informed and drills down into details. Prefers to access wide range of information and opinion before making decisions and when solving problems.
Planning and Organising – Thinks things through well in advance and maps out future activities, taking the key stages and requirements into account. Likes to monitor to ensure that things are implemented and delivered effectively
Quality Orientation – Is precise, pays attention to details, checks things and ties up ‘loose ends’. Has a strong conscience about getting things right and seeks to ensure that decisions and solutions do not involve undue risk, adheres to policy and standards.
Technical expert –full breadth of technical knowledge and can operate as a technical advisor, influencing others to achieve goals without relying on hierarchy. Keeps up to date on changes within their field and implements plans to ensure organisation is in a state of readiness. Participates in industry and professional associations