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Senior Technical Solutions Analyst

Band 6

Main area
IT Development
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
13/04/2020 23:59
Interview date

We’re looking for a range of highly experienced software developers to support the clinical systems within the Trust’s Electronic Patient Record platform. Working across programmes such as complex decision support, diagnostics, treatments, safer care, escalation, machine learning and AI, you’ll have the ambition, tenacity, foresight and desire to want to make a difference to patient care delivery.


University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) holds the status of Global Centre of Digital Excellence, and is leading an exciting programme to become paperless as a digital exemplar trust. We’re utilising additional investment from NHS England to boost our informatics strategy, modernise our IT infrastructure. This enables us to deliver pioneering applications to support patient care and medical research not only at UHS, but as a leader across the local health economy.

We’re in the middle of writing a new digital strategy for the trust to set our goals for the next five years, and so this is a great time to be joining the organisation to help contribute to and deliver that strategy.


We’re looking for a range of specialist software developers and product experts to support and deliver complex systems used throughout the Trust for the delivery of patient care.

In these roles you’ll:

  • Work as part of a team, developing complex clinical applications that support the best patient care
  • Ensure our systems are maintained and fully supported so that our staff know they can be relied upon 24/7
  • Help maintain the Trust’s Global Digital Exemplar status by innovating and challenging the status quo – we seek the extraordinary not the ordinary

You will use your knowledge and skills to help us develop and integrate with the best healthcare products available, using open standards to support interconnectivity and mobilisation.

Applicants must be willing to participate in on-call support rosters.


We’re looking for dynamic software developers with extensive experience of working on complex healthcare applications. We’ll be looking for you to demonstrate experience in:

  • Agile development/Scrum management/Capacity planning
  • Programming/4GL
  • Web development (, C#, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Classic ASP, VB6,VBScript, AJAX)
  • Windows Web Servers, Linux (Ubuntu), IIS, Oracle, MS SQL Server, Team Foundation Server, JIRA, Trello, Visual Studio, Git, Gerrit Code Review.
  • Interfacing/Integration (HL7, Web services, Rest, XML, JSON, XSLT, Integration Engines – Mirth Connect and Intersystems Healthshare/Ensemble)


As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.


UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.


Interviews will be held on Tuesday, 05 May 2020.

These posts require the candidate to undertake a practical skills test that will be conducted on site at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. The candidate MUST have the ability to attend in person and the subsequent panel interview. We are unable to offer the practical test or the interview over the internet.


If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nilesh Patel

Technical Solutions Manager

023 8120 3703

Daniel Keeping

Principal Technical Solutions Analyst

023 8120 1395


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