Solutions Architect - Department of Health - JID5352

SpinWell Global
16 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Solutions Architect – Department of Health - REF28665
Maximum Pay Rate: £545 LTD per day
Location: Bridgewater Place - Leeds
Contract Length: 6 months
Clearance Level Required: BPSS/ DBS
IR35: Outside IR35

Working closely with the Solution Architects, Business Analysts, Product Owners and Programme/Project Managers on the Clinical Triage Platform Programme and leading the architecture work on these projects:

- Interoperability

- Decoupling


- Document Architecture

- Produce Solutions Options

- Take the Programme through Governance processes

- Specifications for development teams

- Non-functional requirements definition

- Volumetric models


- Degree or higher in Computer Science’s or 5+ years experience in architectural design and development of large systems

- Certified in one or more architectural frameworks (e.g. TOGAF) or equivalent demonstrable experience and understanding

Knowledge & Skills

Any of the following skills will be considered valuable:

- Experience of loosely-coupled system integration / interoperability between different third-party systems, preferably in the health domain.

- Experience of working with registries, directories, or reference data services – preferably in the health domain.

- Software architectural design and system implementation experience in one or more health domains (e.g. urgent & emergency care, unscheduled care, primary care).

- High level technical understanding of NHS Digital IT systems, those offered by third party suppliers, and the current systems interoperate landscape within the NHS.

- Experience of working with health interoperability standards and messaging protocol e.g. HL7 FHIR, IHE, NHS National Systems

- Ability to communicate complex architectural concepts to stakeholders with different focuses (e.g. business / technical / security / clinical)

- Demonstrable experience of working closely with business stakeholders and third party suppliers to understand requirements and collectively deliver the best technical solution in terms of cost, performance, resilience, design approach and alignment with standards.

- Experienced in the delivery of complex IT solutions through the full life cycle from initial inception to production.

- Broad understanding of current and emerging technologies and how they can be harnessed to meet the programmes business requirements.

- Evidence of recent software delivery against a complex set of requirements and / or in a complex environment

- A clear understanding and appreciation for benefits / dis-benefits of working publicly and openly, and taking an open source approach

5 top things we are looking for

- Previous architectural and development experience in IT health domain – preferably focused on system interoperability and open publishing of data via APIs / datasets etc.

- Excellent communication with a wide range of business and clinical stakeholders, technical domain experts, and end-users.

- Broad range of experience in technical solution design and delivery, and evidence of previous successful project delivery.

- Ability to work at and move between different levels of detail dependent on the needs of the teams, programme, and business.

- Broad spectrum understanding of current and emerging technologies and their capabilities, and a demonstrably pragmatic approach to balancing innovation, sustainability, and design.

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