Head of Software Development / Head of Engineering

Start Date:
July 1, 2021

Apply By:
May 31, 2021

Salary will Depend on Experience + Bonus

Location: UK / EU / USA & Work from Home

Employment Type:
Full time

Head of Software Development

to apply, email your CV to cv@ia-grp.com

Image Analysis Group (IAG) is an expert medical imaging company that has grown to become a global leader in clinical research, which involves medical imaging (MRI, CT, Xray) to measure efficacy and safety of new drugs.

We provide the cloud based image management platform (DYNAMIKA) and R&D services to support pharmaceutical companies developing new drugs. DYNAMIKA supports imaging data logistics in a multi-centre trial setting, automates many labour intense routines (quality checks, DICOM header checks, anonymization) and speeds up the imaging data analysis with AI driven methodologies. We have released the 3rd generation platform (GCP and Microservices) and it has become the software of choice for many biotech and pharma companies around the world.

We are looking for a Head of Software Development that will be

  • Developing highly scalable user-facing platform and managing our large dev. team
  • Managing GCP server configurations
  • Deliverying platform functionality for clients’ projetcs
  • Working with & optimising analysis for large medical imaging data sets
  • Working with our operations team and supporting multiple client projects that involve medical image collection and analysis
  • Working directly with the CTO to implement effective workflows, processes and planning strategies
  • Contributing to internal product roadmaps and liaising with the product team in relation to these
  • Taking responsibility over developing the software in ISO13485 environment

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be comfortable working in a team, and have a genuine passion for software development. Here’s our specific requirements:

  • Hands-on experience in managing software development teams, roadmaps, timelines and budgets
  • A solid understanding of software design particularly Microservice architecture, and able to actively participate in technical discussions at a high level
  • Evidence of having played a leading or senior role in commercially deployed software (Agile, Sprint), or the drive & willingness to do so
  • Minimum 5 years of software development experience
  • Hands-on experience: Technical Architecture, building and supporting a large community of users, user experience management, large scale systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of Angular
  • Working knowledge and commercial experience of GCP
  • Java 8, Microservices, RESTful API (Jersey, Spring Rest), JWT (JSON Web Tokens)
  • Hibernate, JPA, Liquibase, Queryds!, JDBC, SQL Hi
  • Maven, JUnit , HTMLS, CSS, Javascript frameworks, Angular JS, Angular 8, Angular Material
  • Google Cloud Platform, App Engine, Compute Engine, AFKA, Docker
  • JIRA, Git, Sourcetree, Bitbucket, Bitbucket Pipelines, CّّICD
  • Tomcat, Jetty, web servers, application servers, Postgresaql
  • Unix/Linux, Windows admin
  • Medical Imaging Software, DICOM, Libraries

What we’d Like

  • A relevant or analytical degree (Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics etc)
  • Understanding of medical imaging
  • Experience in clinical trials through previous work in CRO, biotech or pharma
  • Experience of working with application performance monitoring or infrastructure monitoring tools
  • Deep interest in medical imaging, image analysis, drug development

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Quarterly individual performance and company performance driven bonus
  • Equity stake in a rapidly growing company for qualified team who are making visible impact on the company’s growth
  • Huge room for progression – get in on the ground floor of the next big star-tup
  • A remote software development environment (one office day per 2 weeks for meetings & catchups)
  • Opportunities for international travel if desired; continuous learning

No recruitment agencies or contractors at this time please.


  • Our recruitment process is rigorous but friendly. Our face to face interviews (currently via Teams!) are designed to help you tell us what you know, and what you enjoy. Hopefully some of the team will drop by to listen in on some of this, giving you both an opportunity to meet
  • We strive to be a welcoming and supportive IAG. We recognise the real value a diverse and inclusive workplace brings and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds
  • Visa sponsorship is not available at this time

Email: cv@ia-grp.com

Contact Us

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T: +44 7413 022053

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E: contact@ia-grp.com

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QABC Minster House,
272-274 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW1V 1BA
United Kingdom