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Software Developer - Edinburgh

£9.50 per hour - Software Development
Ref: 884 Date Posted: Sunday 08 Jul 2018
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Software Developer, 3 months, Edinburgh

About the company

eoSurgical are an innovative start-up driven by a desire to improve surgical skills training globally. We produce simulators that allow surgeons to practise and improve their operative technique. This involves compact and portable 'take-home' simulation hardware, image analysis and gesture-interface performance assessment software, and an online curriculum and e-portfolio ( We sell to both training institutions and individuals around the world. Our products are currently being used in 60 countries globally.

About the role

You will have the opportunity to work on an exciting product in a fast-growing start-up. This includes working in an Agile environment where you will be treated as a contributing member from the start.
The main responsibilities include: 
  • Working under the guidance of the Lead Software Engineer
  • Collaborate with the whole team during meetings
  • Share and propose ideas and knowledge about how to improve the company’s products
  • Researching and developing new features for our “SurgTrac” software available on Web, Windows, MacOS, iOS and soon Android

Candidate requirements


  • Experience using NodeJS
  • Full understanding and experience using REST APIs
  • Experience using any Javascript front-end frameworks like Angular and React (no, jQuery doesn’t count)
  • Experience using Linux
  • Proficient with Git


  • UI/UX design skills
  • ExpressJs
  • ReactJS
  • Redux
  • AngularJs 1.x
  • C++
  • Mocha testing
  • Entrepreneurial mindset

Additional Information

The right candidate will have the opportunity to continue employment with the company after the 3-months internship. We want to reward talent, so the salary will be based on the candidate’s experience with the technologies we use. Salary starts from £9.50/hour.

Please include a cover letter with a short description about you and tell us about a cool project that you worked on. We would also like to see some code written by you so feel free to add a Github link or any other means that will allow us to see your work. Applications without these will not be considered.

Apply now to start your e-Placement journey with eoSurgical today.

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