Integration Engineer - United Kingdom - remote working

£5034 car allowance - Healthcare - Misc IT Technical
Ref: 934 Date Posted: Wednesday 03 Aug 2022
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Suitable for:      Integration Specialist or Integration Engineer with HL7 experience

Location:             Homebased + client travel

Duration:             Permanent

Salary:                 £35,000 - £40,000 p.a. plus £5,034 car allowance

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Integration Engineer for our client who is a leading software and services provider to the health and social care industry. They are looking for an Integration Specialist or Integration Engineer to work across all aspects of the business covering release testing, deployment, support and upgrades.

Integration Specialist / Integration Engineer essential skills/attributes:

  • Experience working in or for the NHS and an in-depth knowledge of Healthcare Information Systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the use of Interfaces and HL7 to support workflows within the NHS
  • An understanding of APIs and securing data exchange over wide area networks
  • You will have extensive experience of interfacing modern and legacy systems using one or more of the following commercial interface engines:
    • Ensemble
    • BizTalk
    • Rhapsody
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following types of interfaces is required:
    • Single way real-time MPI feed (from PAS to departmental system)
    • Bi-directional real-time MPI feed (between PAS and a departmental system)
    • Realtime transactional interface (e.g. Query/response such as a Patient Name Search)
    • Remote ADT’s (from a departmental system to a PAS)
    • Test requesting / Ordering
    • Pathology/Radiology Results reporting
    • PACS
  • Understanding of the concepts of interoperability and single sign-on
  • Understanding of the importance of the data collection and reporting required by central government to record NHS activity
  • Experience of dealing with clients and prioritising the outstanding tasks
  • Must understand the issues regarding interfacing of disparate systems together (e.g. code translations, data mappings, unique patient identifiers, multi-identifiers, etc)
  • Knowledge of, and involvement with PAS data migration projects highly desirable
  • Knowledge of network / communication standards, eg HTTPS
  • Knowledge of Java, Perl, OS scripting, XML, SQL, databases

The Role:

The Integration Engineer will be designated an area of business, whether Deployment or Support (including QA and upgrades) but will be expected to work across other areas of team responsibility when required to support the needs of the business.  There is a wide range of competencies within the role hence the list below is indicative, not exhaustive.  Responsibilities:

  • Able to work away from home and willing to travel
  • Support deployments through detailed knowledge of the HL7 and its use to support NHS workflows
  • Lead the Integration Workstream on deployment projects reporting to the project manager
  • Provide regular status reports to identified staff to ensure continued tracking of workstream progress
  • Record and track issues relating to the Integration Workstream and escalate to project staff where appropriate. Provide issue resolution and alternative solution paths.
  • Support client with appropriate documentation/templates e.g. integration strategy, HL7 specification, “to be” integration architecture, workstream plan, gap analysis document etc
  • Undertake a gap analysis exercise to identify and ensure the current messaging sets can absorb all current /future operational procedures and data requirements.
  • Working with the client, undertake “as is” and “to be” workshops to identify work required to implement the solution being deployed.
  • Where required develop interfaces using a range of industry-standard Interface Engines (e.g.Rhapsody and Ensemble)
  • Support unit and end-to-end testing of interfaces
  • Support the testing of new and maintenance product solution releases
  • Identify, investigate and where appropriate escalate software issues and assist with resolution
  • Support of interfaces
    • Rhapsody Trust Interface Engines (TIEs)
    • Medway Connect
    • Proxima MSH Choose and Book gateway
    • eClipse Maternity interface engine, Rhapsody
  • Provision of Out of Hours/On Call Service as required by the Business

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing, please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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