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Lead Software Developer

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£42,284 to £48,388 a year per annum
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic lead developer to work within the Software Development Team. We are looking for a self-starting individual with the ability to deal with accelerated learning and build high quality software within an agile environment.

As a member of the dynamic and innovative Informatics Department, you will work with colleagues in the Software Development Team supporting the delivery of projects that form part of the digital platform.

The role will allow you to build on your current skills and experience and provide you with opportunities for personal and professional development. You will work with a wide range of stakeholders from varying professions across the health board. If you are looking for a new challenge in a prosperous department then this role is for you.

Main duties of the job

  • Supervision of a team of developers on a day-to-day basis and coordinate their activities
  • Provide technical and professional mentorship and support to the team
  • Coordinate with other Lead Software Developers to allocate resource across teams
  • Leading, planning and managing the software development in multiple, concurrent complex applications
  • Provide technical leadership and drive innovation in the software team
  • Develop applications, services and library code using a suitable programming language and framework
  • Maintain an awareness of new and emerging technologies and make recommendations on appropriate usage

You should have significant and demonstrable experience in the following areas:
  • Application development using C# within the .NET framework using .Net Core, ASP.Net Web API and MVC.
  • TSQL and application development using Microsoft SQL Server
  • Proven application and understanding of OOP and SOLID principles
  • HL7 V2 messaging standards

Experience in the following areas would be advantageous:
  • FHIR messaging standards
  • Team Foundation Server / Azure DevOps
  • Front-end design (UI/UX)
  • Mobile development
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • .Net Core Identity
  • Entity Framework and LINQ
  • Windows Service development
  • RESTful Web Api design
  • You must be able to be part of the team on-call rota

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

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Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Brecon House

Mamhilad Park Estate



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