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Senior Technical Architect - Up To £51,000 - One Day A Week In Cardiff - 10 month FTC to Perm

The Opportunity

Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) was established in April 2021 and provides word leading digital services, empowering people to live healthier lives and is transforming health and care for everyone in Wales. DHCW is a multi-award-winning organisation, and was voted the UK's Best Place to Work in IT.

If you want to get involved in some of the biggest health tech projects in the UK, be part of new digital solutions that will impact health and care for three million Welsh people and use your tech and analytical skills to help make life better for everyone in Wales, we want to hear from you!

DHCW offers extensive training opportunities, enabling everyone to develop their career at their own pace. They are committed to recognising and celebrating staff as the most valuable part of the organisation and are committed to building and developing teams that are diverse and inclusive. So no matter your age, gender, disability status, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity - the Digital Health and Care Wales will treat you with respect.

Yolk Recruitment is working in partnership with DHCW to find them the best tech talent in the UK! We are currently working with them to recruit a Senior Technical Architect with a focus on Infrastructure and Cloud.

You will be working closely with multiple interdisciplinary teams, keeping a close eye on emerging technologies and best practices in order to support DHCW with technical design and assurance.

The Role

You will be using your domain expertise to deliver specialist technical knowledge to wide ranging staff whilst leading the technical design of NHS Wales systems and services.

  • Take on a leading role in turning business problems into technical design solutions, prioritising cost and carbon footprints
  • Leveraging new technologies and ideologies to improve new, old, developed and deployed services.
  • Creation of clear and detailed documentation to describe innovation and technical designs to others
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across the business to devise and implement change


You will be an experienced technical infrastructure and/or cloud designer within larger scale organisations, able to deal effectively with complex data and situations.

  • You will have demonstrable experience of implementing large scale IT programmes
  • Proven experience of developing detailed yet concise technical documentation
  • Experience of managing teams of technical and non technical personnel
  • Exceptional cloud and/or infrastructure knowledge
  • Experience as a Senior Technical Architect


Aside from exposure to some of the biggest health tech projects in the UK and working for the UK's best place to work in IT, the successful applicant for this Senior Technical Architect role will be rewarded with the following:

  • Salary of up to £59,000
  • 28 days annual leave + public holidays
  • Great work life balance with flexible working and hybrid working (min 1 day a week onsite)
  • Professional development & career opportunities
  • NHS pension (c 20% employer)
  • Employee Assistance Programme and confidential counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme.

Yolk Recruitment is the exclusive recruitment partner to DHCW and therefore all applications will be managed by the team at Yolk following DHCW's own fair and transparent recruitment process.

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