Digital Website Evolution Consultant

Digital Website Evolution Consultant

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Up to £0.00 per annum + Rate is Negotiable

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    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months + Possible Extension

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Digital Website Evolution Consultant
Rate: Negotiable
Location: London or Leeds
Duration: 6 Months + Possible Extension
Start: ASAP

The Government asked the NHS to set out, by the end of November, a Long- Term Plan for the NHS which delivers on the existing Five Year Forward View commitments and sets out a five-year costed plan to deliver clear improvements and financial stability for the NHS. We will enrich the NHS Digital website estate to become an increasingly valuable portal for users across the system.

Job Spec:
*Focus on platforms, micro-services and data-services shared openly where viable
*Support for increasingly large and complex data sets, flowing faster
*Support for, and the encouragement of, interoperability
*Provision of increasingly sophisticated analytics capabilities
*Being the 'go-to' partner for researchers across Academia and Life Sciences
*Being a Centre of Excellence and a strong operational partner
*Providing expertise and clear guidance in Information Governance
*Coherent cross-system architectural guidance
*Leading the migration to public cloud
*Optimising the system's relationship with technology suppliers
*Driving and fostering innovation, from concept to deployment and use

There are multiple user needs to meet. First wave of this work the following high-level user needs are:
*As a technical developer producing systems and services for the NHS
*require access to resources, documentation, APIs, sandpits and microservices

*Technology stack. It is essential that the supplier has skills and experience in the following: * Java/JavaScript/Bloomreach Hippo content management system/GitHub/Travis CI/JUnit or equivalent
*Cucumber or equivalent/Selenium WebDriver or equivalent/Gatling or equivalent/RunDeck/CloudFormation/AWS S3
*Jira /Confluence/Slack or Microsoft Teams/Ansible/ FreeMarker/CSS
*Agile development. Supplier must be able to use relevant technologies in context of an Agile development programme working with and in blended teams, using Scrum or Kanban or of both.

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on