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Senior .NET Developer

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Seaton Delaval
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior .NET Developer to join our dynamic team focused on developing cutting-edge enterprise healthcare solutions hosted within the Azure.

As a Senior .NET Developer, you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and maintaining scalable and secure software solutions that contribute to the advancement of healthcare technology within Northumbria and extend to the wider NHS.

The development team has grown substantially over the last 3 years developing a number of key clinical systems with a strong pipeline of work. Northumbria is committed to internal development and embracing modern technologies working at Northumbria offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to contribute directly to the improvement of healthcare services and patient outcomes.

You will play a crucial part in developing sophisticated software solutions that enhance the efficiency, accuracy, and security of our healthcare systems. Your work will go beyond coding it extends to positively influencing the quality of patient care, streamlining healthcare workflows. Northumbria Healthcare Trust provides a dynamic and collaborative atmosphere where innovation is encouraged and decisions can see a direct change.

Main duties of the job

Development: Development of complex software using the .NET framework, ensuring adherence to coding standards, best practices, and security protocols. Work closely with Azure services, such as Azure App Service, Azure Functions, Azure SQL Database.

Solution Architecture: Contribute to the design and architecture of robust, scalable, and maintainable healthcare solutions within the Azure ecosystem.

Database Management: Design and optimize database structures, ensuring efficient data storage, retrieval, and integrity for healthcare applications.

Security and Compliance: Implement and adhere to security and compliance standards specific to healthcare, ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive patient data.

Code Review and Mentorship: Conduct code reviews, provide constructive feedback to junior developers, and mentor team members to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Documentation: Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for code, architecture, and deployment processes to ensure transparency and knowledge transfer within the team.

Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD): Implement and optimize CI/CD pipelines to automate the deployment and testing of healthcare solutions, ensuring a streamlined development process.

Troubleshooting and Support: Investigate and resolve complex technical issues, provide support to end-users, and contribute to ongoing system maintenance and improvement. On call cover for critical systems

About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way!

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Extensive experience as a .NET developer, with a focus on enterprise-level solutions.
  • In-depth knowledge of the .NET framework, C#, ASP.NET, and related technologies.
  • Proven experience working with Azure cloud services and integrating them into software solutions.
  • Experience with database design and management, particularly with Azure SQL Database.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Person Specification



  • Professional knowledge acquired through degree or equivalent experience, and specialist knowledge acquired through post graduate courses & experience to Masters or equivalent level plus in-depth technical and strategic knowledge. Requires developed, in depth specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and professional experience of disciplines including technical development, Quality Assurance and IM& T service delivery acquired through training and experience over an extended period.



  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Net Core, C#, ASP.Net
  • Evidence of developing complex software adhering to coding standards
  • Service based architecture using modern design patterns and approaches
  • CI/CD setup and delivery
  • Microsoft SQL Server, Cosmos DB
  • JSON, RESTful based services
  • Capable of teaching/mentoring/pair-programming with other members of the team


  • ARM Templates/Terraform/Po wershell
  • Azure API management, Azure Service Fabric, Azure Functions
  • Experience with an automation test framework
  • Experience of a front-end framework

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Northumbria Healthcare Manufacturing and Innovation Hub

Avenue Rd

Seaton Delaval

NE25 0QJ

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