Lead Developer - Expiring soon!

Posted 22/05/2024 by Hicom

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GU24, Brookwood, Surrey
£60,000 - £70,000/annum


VitalHub UK is a leading group of health-tech companies, with a collective of over 75 years of experience in collaborating with the NHS, to co-design, develop and deploy expert digital patient-flow solutions.

We work with the NHS and other healthcare organisations to improve care services, achieve higher levels of operational efficiency, and enable more coordinated, continuous, and ultimately safer care for patients. Our portfolio of solutions aims to simplify the complexity of data integration for the healthcare industry and are deployed across the NHS in England, as well as internationally, and serve to support healthcare organisations to manage patient care services.

VitalHub UK brands include Transforming Systems (SHREWD), Intouch with Health, Synopsis, MCAP, Alamac, Beautiful Information, S12 Solutions and Hicom.


Lead Developer – Workforce Team, Hicom

Hicom have a diverse portfolio of solutions ranging from an NHS national recruitment system to diabetes and patient care systems used across the UK and UAE.

We are looking for an experienced Lead Developer to oversee our Workforce development team and ensure the successful delivery of our projects. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent leadership skills, and a passion for building cutting-edge software solutions.

The role requires an individual who can take a complex requirement and turn it into a solution within agreed timescales and to exacting standards. The role will suit an experienced developer with a track record of successful delivery of high-quality and robust code.  The individual should be a problem solver who enjoys the technical challenges that come with this senior role.


  • Design and build high-quality, scalable, performant, and secure web applications.
  • Problem solver by nature who enjoys working with complex technical and functional requirements.
  • Able to take ownership of large tasks and/or projects acting as a leading technical voice.
  • Passion for technology and desire to continuously improve own technical skills and capabilities.
  • Apply clear and decisive logical thinking with the ability to respond well under pressure.
  • Provide technical input to requirement design, approach, and estimation.
  • Mentor junior and mid-level developers.
  • Review and monitor code quality and provide feedback on poor coding practices.
  • Able to influence and appreciate different software architecture, topography, and design patterns.
  • Comfortable working and leading developers across different Microsoft technologies (C#, .NET Core, WPF, VB, etc.)
  • Appreciate the bigger picture surrounding software projects including timescales, testing, client delivery, etc.
  • Able to work across multiple projects at different lifecycles (legacy, green field, etc.)
  • Be pro-active in identifying technical and delivery risks.
  • Assist with the support of systems already in production.


The successful candidate will be professional, passionate, and driven by delivery high quality software and solutions that make a difference to our customers.  



  • Excellent knowledge of .NET Framework, including .NET Core 5+.
  • Proficient in C# with an expansive knowledge of its ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of modern design practices including dependency injection, tag helpers, utilising services, etc.
  • Comfortable working with and influencing different architectural design patterns.
  • Practical understanding of Entity Framework and Entity Framework Core.
  • Capable of working effectively with Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Detailed understanding of data objects and structures such as JSON and XML.
  • Comfortable working on client-side technologies such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and JavaScript.
  • Work with Visual Studio, GIT, and DevOps.
  • Experience working with data driven, software development models.


The following are desirable or would be advantageous to a successful candidate:

  • Clean Architecture/Onion Architecture
  • Blazor
  • Redis
  • Typescript
  • SQL Server performance tuning: indexing, query plan analysis, and query refactoring.
  • Microsoft Azure - Architecture, deployment, and life-cycle management.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, VitalHub is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join VitalHub.

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