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Principal Software Developer

Band 7

Main area
Informatics Programme
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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£31,697 to £41,787 per annum
21/03/2018 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.



An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Aneurin Bevan Informatics Programme Software team as a Principal Software Developer. Candidates must be able to demonstrate extensive experience writing enterprise level Microsoft.NET applications with a history of successful delivery into live service. A comprehensive understanding of Object Oriented Programming and the principles of good software design are both essential.

Above all we are looking for developers who can supervise development within a team, specifically to deliver functionality that will reduce health information gaps and help clinical staff solve real world problems.

Candidates will be expected to have had sufficient experience using agile development methodologies. They will be able to effectively mentor colleagues, providing expert help, guidance and advice in addition to taking forward new ideas to continually improve the way we work.

Working as part of a close-knit development team you shall take personal responsibility for ensuring applications follow the principles of good software design.

Required Skills
• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft .Net languages and technologies (up to version 4.7.1)
• Excellent understanding of OOP and software design patterns
• Knowledge of scripting languages such as JQuery, javascript, AJAX, AngularJS
• SQL Server 2008+
• Mentoring and coaching junior development staff
• Mobile development experience, FHIR, HL7 is desirable

Benefits include
• Automatic membership of the NHS pension scheme
• 27 days paid leave plus bank holidays (rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 after 10 years service)
• Flexible working hours

Ability to speak welsh is desirable.

Closing Date: 21st March 2018

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Gareth Powell

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