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Senior Systems Developer

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Digital Services
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden Hospital
£49,349 - £55,562 pa inc
02/03/2020 23:59

The Royal Marsden has an ambitious Digital Services strategy involving implementation of major enterprise solutions over the period 2020-2024. These include a new Digital Health Record in replacement of its current EPR solution, a new data warehouse, and new solutions supporting digital diagnostic services and wider information sharing with our partner healthcare providers.

We are looking for an experienced and talented Full-stack Senior Developer to join the team at this exciting time. You will be comfortable in both front and back-end development and have strong data modelling skills and database experience. A background in healthcare application development is desirable.

• Develop applications to customer requirements, project timelines, safe practice and architectural standards
• Act as technical lead and subject matter expert in major corporate and clinical application areas
• Mentor more junior staff and share technical knowledge through workshops and peer review
• Liaise with wide-ranging stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery
• Follow quality processes governing software development
• Own the resolution of software issues as part of incident and problem management

Essential skills and experience
• Proven technical ability and leadership in complex software development projects
• In-depth knowledge of front and back-end development technologies and tools (e.g. HTML, javascript, CSS, ASP.NET, C#, XML, Web Services, SQL)
• Strong working knowledge of software development methodologies and modern design patterns
• ITIL training and practice desirable

We are looking for candidates that are:
• Excellent cross-team communicators
• Highly motivated and self-reliant
• Meticulous about attention to detail
• Flexible and approachable
• Enthusiastic about software and healthcare IT

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced IT professional with an enthusiasm for healthcare IT and a motivation to make a difference in the fields of application and database development, in support of pioneering research and patient care.

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Michael Horan, Application Development Manager,

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