React Native Developer

OPEN HealthMarlow, Buckinghamshire

About OPEN Digital

Our in-house digital experts – supporting our practices with digital strategy and execution

OPEN Health Digital are our internal digital health communication experts, applying the optimal technology to meet every need. Delivering digital solutions across the spectrum of healthcare, from virtual reality conference stand experiences, through custom eLearning platforms and novel digital solutions to support patients and data collection in clinical trials. Our Digital team ensure that we make the most of available digital channels, deliver innovation where it really effects change, and ensure that all of this conforms to rigorous data security and compliance.

Our in-house studio of experts in digital healthcare are well versed in the regulations and considerations of applying digital to healthcare solutions, multi-channel marketing and market access tools. The team are regularly trained in compliance and data security and we are certified agency partners with Veeva (level 4) and IQVIA (eContent certified). The team comprises of digital project managers, UX and digital designers, and web and app developers, using the latest technologies and tools.

You will love this role if you:

  • Are passionate about architecting, building and maintaining React Native applications
  • Want to help shape OPEN Health’s mobile application development processes to best practice
  • Value collaboration and enjoy working closely with developers, project managers, QA professionals and designers
  • Get excited about the latest React Native or JavaScript features and how you could use them in a project
  • Want to work on a variety of different projects and get the chance to try out new technologies

You will be a success if you:

  • Have strong iOS and Android mobile development experience using React Native
  • Have led technical design decisions on mobile applications
  • Have experience of securing sensitive data in mobile applications and integrating with Auth workflows
  • Have solid knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) practices
  • Will own responsibility for mobile application release process and submission of releases to iOS and Google Play stores
  • Have a forensic attention to detail, able to implement pixel perfect UIs that match designs
  • Have an understanding of API services and infrastructure that apps integrate with
  • Pride yourself on writing organised and re-usable code
  • Are good at problem-solving, and can use your initiative to find creative solutions to coding problems
  • Are passionate about learning and improving your technical skills across a range of web technologies

As part of the OPEN Digital team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

  • Deliver software development for a variety of mobile application projects across the group
  • Ensure client data processed by mobile applications is securely stored, processed and transmitted
  • Contribute quality code for projects, including via peer review of others
  • Help scope and define functionality, including identifying areas where the project could benefit from additional features
  • Follow development team processes and help shape these as the team grows
  • Identify code or concepts that can be re-used or re-purposed for other projects
  • Ensure that your projects are delivered to the requirements and to the agreed timeline
  • Ensure that your code reflects the designs to a high accuracy
  • Offer technical advice and guidance to colleagues from other departments, and provide consultancy backup to Head of Digital

What you’ll bring:

  • Strong mobile development experience using React Native (both iOS and Android)
  • Meaningful experience of architecting React Native mobile applications
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design
  • Experience of writing unit, integration and functional tests
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiasm and a passion for building a great mobile user experience
  • The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tools

The following would be beneficial:

  • Experience working with Swift, Objective C, and Java
  • Able to contribute to web application development using other JavaScript frameworks, such as Vue.js
  • Familiarity with CircleCI or other CI/CD tools
  • Experience of modern software development tools, such as Jira, GitHub

What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in UK and USA. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.

We have an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes


The Georgian market town of Marlow sits on the River Thames, among meadows and woodlands. The town centre features boutique shops, cafes and bistros and Michelin-starred restaurants all within a few minutes’ walk of the OPEN Health offices.

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health is a family of expert practices, working in partnership to drive positive change in healthcare communications & market access.

Currently, we are a group of around 500 people, operating across a wide range of disciplines. We work with almost all of the world’s top 40 pharmaceutical companies, as well as with many device, diagnostic and healthcare delivery organisations, from small start-ups to major multinationals at a UK, regional and global level.

Through our ‘no walls’ approach to collaboration, OPEN Health can bring together the most appropriate team to develop and deliver the best possible solutions for our clients.

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