API Management – Consultant Systems Engineer

NHS Digital

Hybrid home working and office working – Leeds Office

  • Location

    Hybrid home working and office working – Leeds Office

  • Job type


  • Sector

    Digital, Data & Technology, Health

  • Salary/Remuneration

    £93,830 – £108,464

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    24 July 2022

  • Client

    NHS Digital

Ref: GSe87591

Lead the digital healthcare revolution

NHS Digital is the national digital, data and technology delivery partner for the NHS and social care system. We create powerful tools and services that support NHS staff at work, help people get the best care, and use the nation’s health data to drive research and improve services.

We believe in the potential of digital technologies to improve health and care services.

We can’t do this alone. But if we can unlock the capabilities of our platforms and develop open standards and APIs, we can create an environment for digital innovation to thrive. That’s where this exciting and demanding new role comes in - being at the heart of the NHS, this is a unique chance to make a difference like in no other role. Could this be you?

Essential Criteria

  • Extensive experience of technical leadership across large IT transformation projects
  • Demonstrable experience of API management, including the leading and development of APIs – using logical models of components and interfaces, to contribute to the development of the Spine systems architecture.
  • Significant knowledge of Cloud based technologies.
  • Evidence of specialist knowledge in Agile and DevOps.
  • Evidence of supplier contract management
  • Significant evidence of continued professional development.
  • Demonstrable in-depth knowledge of specific technical specialisms, provision of detailed advice regarding their application and execution of specialised tasks. The specialism can be any area of information or communication technology, technique, method, product or application area.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be part of a dynamic team using data and digital technology to transform health and care. You will have a range of opportunities to build your experience in an environment where your work has a direct and positive impact. We are looking for people to live the values and behaviours of NHS Digital. We want people who are people focused, trustworthy, professional and innovative, to join us on this exciting journey. If you match the skill set above then we want to hear from you. 

Recruitment Timetable

Closing Date for Applications
Sunday 24 July 2022 (23.55)

Preliminary Interviews with GatenbySanderson
TBC - w/c Monday 1 August 2022

Psychometrics, Staff Engagement Exercise & Fireside chats
TBC - w/c Monday 15 August & w/c Monday 22 August 2022

Final Panel Interviews (Including Presentation)
TBC - End of w/c Tuesday 30 August or w/c Monday 5 September 2022

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit the following:

  • An up to date and relevant CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements
  • A Supporting Statement (no more than 1,250 words) that addresses the essential criteria, providing examples where possible

Please note that the closing date for all applications is Sunday 24th July (23:55) 2022

Further information and setting up a confidential chat

For further information about the role or how to apply, please do get in touch and contact Shoaib Haroon on 07384 258 626 or shoaib.haroon@gatenbysanderson.com to arrange an informal conversation.


  1. How to write a Suitability Statement.pdf
  2. Fit and Proper Person Declaration.docx


Shoaib Haroon: 07384 258 626
Lisa Gobey: 07570 654 500