Frontend Engineer

  • Technology
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

Frontend Engineer

Job description

Cyted's mission is to revolutionise diagnostic methods to build a world where disease is prevented rather than treated. We focus on providing digital diagnostic infrastructure to drive the earlier detection of disease. Our technologies use artificial intelligence and novel biomarkers to unlock clinical insight and improve patient outcomes.

The Cyted group develops and deploys digital diagnostic services for research and clinical use. Our services are designed to dignify and empower, placing patients at the heart of our services.

Cyted is seeking an exceptional Frontend Engineer to join our team. The Frontend Engineer will support the development of new systems providing medical insights and managing diagnostic workflows. Technologies include unique new machine learning technology, highly robust and scalable online services and web applications. A main responsibility is working the software teams to build responsive and highly performant user interfaces with a relentless focus on user experience and accessibility. This includes but is not limited to building frontends, implementing automated testing, user engagement, product, and design. The Frontend Engineer will be part of a team responsible for developing and maintaining our mission-critical diagnostics platform.


  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Designing and delivering new platform capabilities
  • Ensuring user flows are covered by automated tests
  • Work with Product & Design teams to tackle UI/UX challenges
  • Setting standards for frontend architecture
  • Taking part in Agile and Continuous Improvement processes

Working pattern, location and salary:

The role is a full-time position with a standard 37.5 hour working week. The role holder may be required to work flexibly.

The Frontend Engineer will be based at the Cyted’s Head Office, WeWork, 50-60 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JH. The Frontend Engineer may need to visit other company sites when and if required.

Competitive salary depending on skills and experience.


  • 25 days holiday per holiday year, plus public holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Share options
  • Personal development budget
  • Health, dental, hearing and eye insurance
  • Life insurance and critical illness cover
  • Perks at work scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free refreshments
  • A knowledgeable, high-achieving, experienced and fun team
  • The chance to be part of a growing start-up, the next leader in building integrated diagnostics by combining molecular biomarkers with digital solutions

Job requirements

Qualifications and background:

  • Ideally a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role


  • Experience working with GraphQL and RESTful APIs
  • Collaboration and version control using Git
  • Experience of modern frontend test tooling in a CI/CD environment. (Unit testing, browser testing)
  • Experience of using strongly typed languages (e.g. Typescript)
  • Experience building single page applications using React

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent attention to detail when designing and implementing UI components
  • Experience using a modern web-application language e.g JavaScript or Typescript
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Self-starter capable of planning and shaping the architecture of our backend services, and interested in expanding your skills
  • Can work independently to move projects forward
  • Knowledge or experience working with medical services or products (desirable)

Please contact if you have any questions in relation to this role.

Reference: RCYTHQ0047