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Senior Solutions Developer

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Solutions Developer is responsible for developing, supporting and maintaining interfaces, system integration and other technical developments.

This will involve designing, creating, implementing and maintaining IT systems and bespoke solutions across the Trust using a variety of technologies.

Design, develop, test, deploy and support digital solutions and systems integration.

Main duties of the job

  • Lead on system, integration and interface development projects.
  • Work as part of a team to develop functional systems using industry standard programming languages and frameworks.
  • Provide Leadership, Technical Support and guidance for the Solution Developers.
  • Provide expert technical support in relation to systems integration and interfacing, medical device integration, systems rationalisation and development.
  • Lead the development and support for bespoke software, interface and integration solutions.
  • System upgrades, planning, implementation and testing.
  • Present proposed and completed developments to product owners, project teams and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure adherence to the Change control process.
  • Develop a good understanding of the needs and requirements of the end users.
  • Responsible for dealing with development, system integration and interface enquiries, problems and requests received via the Service Desk in accordance with the SLA and for liaising with third parties as required.
  • Act as an escalation point within the Solution Development Team for development, system integration and interface enquiries, incidents and problems.
  • Manage the Integration Engine, Clinical Data Repository and related software, in accordance with requirements of national standards and local requirements.

About us

As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable.Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan -- there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more details and further information about the role, please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in discipline with significant quantitative content or related discipline
  • Evidence of continuing professional development through IT Technical training


  • ITIL Foundation



  • Professional IT knowledge in the design, development, testing and implementation of software applications, databases and systems integration


  • Experience developing for mobile platforms such as iOS and Android.

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


County Hall

The Crescent




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