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Senior Digital Developer – Team Leader

Job Reference: 918-IM4932

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Solutions Delivery
Filton, Bristol
£44,606 to £50,819

Technology will set you free

Technology roles with this level of autonomy and impact are very hard to find. Join NHS Blood and Transplant as Senior Digital Developer– Team Leaderand you’ll be treated as the expert – with the freedom to act on your ideas, and use cutting-edge technology and innovative tools to deliver success your way. And all with the knowledge that what you’re doing is helping us save and improve lives by meeting the needs of donors and matching life-giving organs and blood to those who desperately need them.

You’ll play a vital role in new Digital Delivery team – leading, motivating and mentoring a team of talented developers to create and improve new and existing products, platforms and services for patients, clinicians, researchers, scientists and donors.

In a very diverse and impactful role, you will:

  • co-ordinate the team to develop and deploy world-class information systems, application software and database services
  • act as subject matter expert on the digital development methods and tools used by the team
  • define and design the technical development of digital applications
  • provide expert advice and direction on development, database systems and systems analysis to other members of the Digital team and other NHSBT staff

You’ll need extensive knowledge and experience of the design, development, management and maintenance of information systems. Plus impressive experience in the majority of: C#, .NET Framework 3.5+ (inc. ASP.NET/ MVC), .NET Core; Visual Studio 2010+; OOAD and UML techniques; HTML, JavaScript and JQuery; XML, XSD and JSON; Network architecture and protocols; Phonegap/Cordova; Agile / Lean and Traditional methodologies; SOLID Design Principles; MS Azure; Testing Strategies; MS Test and NUnit; Automated Testing Tools.

On a personal level, you’ll be an excellent communicator, leader and innovator. Someone with the highest standards and the ability to inspire the same in others. You’ll take accountability for your team’s work and never be afraid to make changes and lead new directions when necessary.

In return, you can look forward to excellent development opportunities and rewards. Our Shine programme covers a wide variety of activities, supporting your personal and professional growth, including leadership skills and management techniques. You’ll also have access to a wealth of impressive benefits, including generous annual leave, an NHS pension, flexible working and childcare vouchers.

The closing date for applications is midnight on the evening of Wednesday 4th December, interviews are anticipated to be held in the week commencing 9th December, subject to confirmation.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

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