Cancer Research UK

We are the world’s leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research. We fund scientific research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.

Founded 2002
1501-5000 employees
  • Non-profit
  • Headquarters address
    Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London, EC1V 4AD

    Technology at Cancer Research UK

    The Technology department at CRUK helps us to beat cancer sooner by driving value to the charity from technology innovation and delivery. Our work ranges from an award-winning approach to delivering digital marketing products, to specialist scientific applications, through to all the essential operational tools and services used by CRUK staff every day.

    We look to help CRUK become a more efficient, effective and resilient organisation, so it is set up to keep pace with and exploit the fast-changing technology landscape, by learning from and responding to shifting internal and external conditions. All of this creates fundamental building blocks for CRUK to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.
    Here at Cancer Research UK, we are operating at the absolute forefront of digital technology, using innovative and creative approaches to deliver market-leading solutions with a world class tech stack and all for a great cause!

    What’s on offer once you join the Cancer Research UK Family?

    As a technology professional, there’s a lot to get excited about here at CRUK. With an iterative, creative and ever developing array of products, services and technology on offer, you’ll find something to drive and motivate you in the team, with further details below:
    • An incredible strong tech stack, including but not limited to: PHP, JavaScript, Drupal, .Net, React, CSS, CI/CD, Jenkins…
    • Agile methodologies, with flexibility to flow between different processes depending on the project
    • The chance to develop state of the art, innovative technical solutions to complex problems
    • Super competitive pension scheme
    • 25 days annual leave a year plus public holidays
    • A brilliant learning and development environment
    • A range of generous rewards and benefits via our Rewards platform
    • The opportunity to be part of an organisation that is beating cancer sooner
    • Season Ticket Loans/Cycle To Work

    Who are we looking for?

    We’re looking for people who can work collaboratively across the organisation, show their personal courage, and focus on what matters to enable us to get to where we want to be. Our tech teams are encouraged to take risks, as after all, we need technology to be the initiators of change if we want to reach our aim of 3 in 4 by 2034.

    Tech stack

    PHP, JavaScript, Drupal, .Net, React, CSS, CI/CD, Jenkins, Agile


    Compensation and retirement

    Pension plan

    Health and wellness

    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
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    Cancer Research UK - Company Photo
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