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Solution Architect


Homebased - Travel to Milton Keynes/Canterbury offices


We are a software development company that provides solutions to the healthcare IT market and we are seeking a talented and experienced solution architect to join our Architecture team.

The person we are looking for will need to have 5+ years commercial experience, who can demonstrate a real passion for software and solution design, with a flexible and creative attitude, great communication skills and a strong work ethic.

Working closely with existing Development and DevOps teams, the individual will have a diverse workload covering (but not limited to):

  • Rapid prototyping & designing Proof of Concepts
  • Evaluate and Propose frameworks / libraries / products for use within the solution
  • Requirements capture & gap analysis (both functional and non-functional, of a technical nature)
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions, highlighting assumptions, unknowns, risks, costs etc
  • Track key features through the SDLC process, ensuring adherence to designs and/or altering specifications when further unknowns are identified
  • End-to-end exploratory testing - suggesting and evaluating improvements (functional and/or performance related)
  • Input into the test plan creation
  • Engaging with IS, IG & Clinical Safety functions to ensure compliance
  • Technical documentation

Personal attributes

  • Able to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Take part in architectural discussions with technical / non-technical team members
  • Able to self-manage and self-motivate
  • An eye for detail and a desire to design quality software
  • Strong inter-personal and written communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Have a desire to keep up with the latest tools, techniques & methodologies

Experience and skills required

  • Understanding of Agile development practices (SAFE preferred)
  • Knowledge of Azure and its components
    • (what is available, when to use certain components, etc)
  • Strong business and requirements analysis skills
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure and software architecture patterns / best practices
    • System design
    • Interoperability
    • Security
    • Scalability
  • Understanding of Relational and NoSQL databases and common usage scenarios
    • Experience with SQL Server and CosmosDB advantageous


  • Experience in the Healthcare or other Government sector
  • Understanding of interoperability standards, such as HL7 and FHIR
  • Understanding of JIRA + Confluence systems


  • Degree in IT, Computer Science or related discipline
  • Industry recognised qualifications advantageous


Please apply in writing, sending a covering letter & CV to 


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