Interoperability and Integration Architect

  • Dawson Hall - Charterhouse Square, London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time
  • Department: Technology & Architecture
  • Office: London

Company Description

Genomics England successfully led the world-leading 100,000 Genomes Project, which compared and analysed individuals’ genetic codes to help diagnose, treat and prevent illness.

We're now accelerating our impact, working with the NHS to further develop and embed genomic healthcare and research in Britain.  Our next chapter involves working with patients, doctors, scientists, government and industry to improve genomic testing, and help researchers access the health data and technology they need to make new medical discoveries and create more effective, targeted medicines for everybody.

Job Description

Responsible for working with Genomics England’s Partners to help design the next generation of our national genomics information system. This role will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to undertake discovery work to identify opportunities to improve data flows, reduce manual handoffs and duplicative data entry between partners and associated IT systems. The interoperability and integration architect will be responsible for identifying the vision around interoperability and will work to define the associated standards.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with the discovery team to identify opportunities for integration and interoperability across the end to end national genomic information system
  • Ensure existing flows are documented and clearly understood
  • Ensure that there is a joint vision shared by all stakeholder groups
  • Ensure that there is a pragmatic roadmap in place for introduction of interoperability which balances clinical risk, agility to manage change, ability for partners to implement and maturity of technology provision
  • Work with existing squads to test approaches
  • Work with NHSX CTO standards team to ensure we build on the national strategy to support interoperability

Essential Skills:

  • Experienced integration architect with proven experience in a health care setting
  • Knowledge of health care interoperability standards including FHIR / HL7
  • Knowledge of integration patterns for data interoperability
  • Experience of integration tools and technologies which would support the delivery
  • Ability to document data flows and standards to support
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Hands on expertise across technology infrastructure including networking, compute, storage and virtualisation/containerisation



  • Degree level qualification
  • Togaf certification desirable


Additional Information

Originally conceived as a project, Genomics England has transformed to meet the long-term opportunities created by our scientific breakthroughs in understanding the Human Genome. Being part of this journey is a reward in itself, however we're pleased to offer our colleagues a great benefits package including:

  • competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday
  • generous pension scheme
  • individual learning budgets for every colleague
  • a raft of other benefits

Talk to our Talent Team and find out how a career with Genomics England will benefit you.

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