July 2017

Software Developer


Elemental Software - The Social Prescribing Company

This is an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join a rapidly expanding scaleup company operating across the UK and Ireland.

Who are we?
Elemental Software is a Tech For Good company based in Derry and Dubai with the purpose of empowering community health by creating meaningful connections between people and their communities to address the root cause of health inequalities.

Elemental’s social prescription software was developed to address an increasing demand to deliver more effective social prescribing programmes and support the issues beyond clinical needs that impact on health and well being.

Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services” - The King’s Fund

The cloud based software makes it easier for health and social care professionals to prescribe a patient-centric, non medical prescription for a suite of quality assured, locally based, lifestyle interventions, enabling a reduction in health risks and long term demands on health services.

What can you expect from the role?
The role will involve working closely with Elemental’s co-founders, Senior Software Developer and Systems Integrator partners to ensure the software development roadmap is delivered, contributing to the delivery of the company’s overall objectives.

The essential criteria associated with this role includes:

  • Full Stack Development
    • Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery experience are essential
    • Object Oriented thinking
    • Relational database knowledge (MySQL, MariaDB)
    • Experience with open source technologies (Apache Commons, etc)
    • Experience with ElasticSearch would be very advantageous
    • Experience in designing REST API & Micro Services
  • Unix Systems Admin
    • Working knowledge of the AWS cloud platform
    • UNIX admin, Apache admin
  • Possess excellent communication skills, with an emphasis on verbal and written communication
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organised in a dynamic work environment

Desirable criteria includes:

  • Experience of working within public, community and voluntary sector partnerships
  • An interest in health innovation
  • App (iPhone/Android) development experience.


  • A workplace with people who genuinely care about what they do and the impact they have on transforming people’s health and wellbeing
  • Being part of a team that is directly connected to the growth and the overall success of the company
  • Motivating salary
  • Friendly and fast paced atmosphere
  • Part of a recently funded, award winning scale up company

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are up for a challenge email oc.erawtfoslatnemele@emerih and attach a covering letter summarising how you meet the criteria associated with the role and your cv (2 pages maximum).

Closing date: 31st July at 12 noon. Interviews being held week beginning 7th August 2017.

* Elemental Software welcomes applications from all sections of the community
* Essential criteria maybe enhanced at the shortlisting phase

© 2017 Elemental Software
Creating more physically active and socially engaged communities.