Salary circa £42,000 + competitive benefits
Location: UK remote working - that’s right you can work from home! Or if you want to base yourself in one of our offices then we’re happy with that too.
We are a private UK University offering full time and part time hybrid and online study, based in the UK with centres across the UK and Germany. We are an aspirational University with ambitious plans to disrupt the HE sector through our passion for innovation. Having already earnt a reputation for delivering outstanding impact, convenience and relevance to our Graduates and Employees our vision is to become the first choice University for career-focused lifelong learners worldwide. We are also proud to have won the Education Business of the year 2020 - Education Investor!
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. We have launched our 5-year Strategic Plan, which signals our clear intention to be a “digital first” university that delivers an outstanding experience to students around the globe, whatever their career stage.
The Opportunity: The Software Developer will;
Develop university systems integrations by contributing to the planning, delivery and maintenance of software platforms used across multiple products and organizational departments.
Design, develop, and install software solutions.
Support other members of the software development team in building industry-leading products using robust architectural practices and innovative software solutions that are fit for purpose, meet organisational strategy and are delivered on time and budget.
Help manage day-to-day software maintenance and support activities.
The Person: You will have a successful track record as an Integration Developer or DevOp. We will be looking for you to bring your knowledge and experience to the table specifically around AWS API Gateway, AWS Services, DynamoDB, SQS, Lambda functions, Step Functions. Ideally, you will also have an understanding of OO Programming and MVC frameworks. It’s an exciting time to join the business as we are seeing significant growth. This should present some great opportunities for you to develop your tech skills and grow your career. You can bring the skills and we can provide the environment where the work you do impacts students across the globe daily and where the work you do makes a difference.
Why Arden: At Arden, our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with our wonderful benefits. We want our colleagues to enjoy both their personal and professional life, and we know work-life balance is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, as such we offer the opportunity for our people to explore agile working and offer flexibility in working pattern to accommodate where we can. We know that health and wellbeing are important, and our colleagues benefit from private medical insurance from Vitality along with access to wellbeing support. Our colleagues love the standard 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top and we will even throw in Christmas closure, giving you plenty of time to do the things you love! Your future is also important to us, and we want our staff to be as comfortable as possible in retirement, so we offer a generous pension plan from Aviva.
We want you to grow as the University grows, as such we promote lifelong learning and all our colleagues can study any of our courses for free, we also offer a generous friends and family discount. We believe in the freedom to learn, and each year every colleague can use the Golden Ticket to gift a free Arden education.
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