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Back End Software Engineer

Wayville SA

About Alcidion

The world of healthcare is evolving.  At Alcidion, we are playing our part. Every day, we help healthcare organisations to embrace smart technology.  We make a positive difference to patient outcomes and we have a simple purpose, that is, to transform healthcare, together with our customers.  We are a focused team of like-minded people with a set of skills and products that create a unique offering in the global healthcare market.  The Alcidion Group of companies brings together the very best in technology and health sector knowledge to deliver solutions that make healthcare better for everyone.

The Role

We have a unique opportunity for the right person to join our high performing engineering team, where passionate engineers have developed a unique cloud-first health informatics platform from the ground up over the past 3 years.  As a key member of our Adelaide based Software Development team you will be working with like-minded team members to further develop our platform.

Our micro-service platform runs in Kubernetes in AWS and Azure, our technology stack uses leading edge technologies, and we focus on using the right tool for the job.  Our services are developed using .Net Core, Docker, C#, F#, Elastic Search, SQL Server and RabbitMQ with front ends developed using React.js, TypeScript, Node.js, iOS and Android.  We are looking for a team member with strong backend development skills, experienced with developing in a sophisticated technology stack, ideally on a microservice architecture.  If you have experience with front end technologies such as React.js, that will be beneficial.

We are visionaries, providing tools to healthcare professionals and organisations that is operationalising the use of Natural Language Processing and Decision Support.  Our goal is to work with our customers to transform the way that they deliver healthcare by providing them with the information that they need when they need it to make the correct decisions for patient care.

We have both permanent and fixed-term contract opportunities available. Please state within your application which option you are applying for.


What will you love about working with Alcidion?

  • Flexible working is welcomed and can include flexible start and finish times and work from home options
  • Professional development options
  • Health & wellbeing initiatives
  • A desire to make work life fun!

How you will add Value to the Team

The key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop and deliver tested software as part of scheduled sprints
  • Work with team to develop accurate estimates for future work
  • Ensure sprint boards are kept up to date to reflect current work state
  • Design software and present to team members
  • Adhere to Quality Management System processes
  • Perform code reviews on submitted Pull Requests
  • Participate in training and other activities to enhance and share the knowledge and skills of colleagues
  • Provide production support as required
  • Other duties as required

How you will Best Succeed

As the ideal candidate you will have:

  • You have a passion for excellence and keep up-to-date with emerging technologies and practices.  You look beyond what you know to find what is possible.
  • You are a seasoned developer with:
    • Strong programming skills across the following: .Net Core, C#, F# (beneficial), SQL Server, JavaScript (beneficial)
    • Experience or exposure to some or all of Elastic, Redis, SQL Server, RabbitMQ
    • Experience working with automated deployment pipelines, utilising tools such Azure DevOps and Git
    • Experience working with Linux
  • You have great interpersonal and communication skills, and enjoy working in an agile, fast paced environment.

Statement of Posting

  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be considered for this position
  • Prospective employees will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, which may include referee, criminal record and employment history checks as required
  • Alcidion is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture and encourage all interested applicants to apply
  • To keep our employees and customers safe, COVID-19 Vaccination is a requirement of employment with Alcidion
  • No agency enquiries or applications please

How to Apply

If you are excited by the idea of working with a great team of like-minded individuals and believe you fit the criteria above, please apply by submitting your resume to To be considered you must also include a covering letter addressing why you would love to work for Alcidion in this role.