Applications Development and Support (Developer Level 4)
We have a full time post available from August 2021 on a permanent basis.
Summary of the role/position
We are looking for experienced, self-motivated, logical, analytical and technically proficient individuals to join the Corporate and Academic Systems team within Exeter IT, working primarily on our Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Systems, including our timetabling systems.
Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, configuration and support of our COTS systems, you will have experience of enterprise applications in a medium/large organisation, either hosted on premise or provided as Software as a Service (SAAS). The role will require you to work with the Design and Operations teams within Exeter IT, as well as with suppliers of our COTS systems.
With an understanding of the software development lifecycle, you must have a willingness to learn, be flexible and adaptable, and have the ability to work in a team environment. You should be passionate about new IT and Digital technologies, and promote and be an advocate for the IT operating model and IT & Digital strategies.
The role will involve establishing relationships so you must have the ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences. You will be educated to degree level or have equivalent industry experience.
Experience of at least 3 of the following technologies would be desirable for this role:
- SQL (Oracle, SQL Server or MySQL)
- XML, JSON
- SSRS, SSIS
- IIS, Tomcat
- C#, PHP
Experience of Scientia Syllabus Plus, Web Room Bookings and Exam Scheduler would be an advantage for this role.
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The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.
Our research income in recent years means we’re fastest growing UK Research University and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework) and we encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.
With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment in which to work. We are an equal opportunity employer, a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Since 2019, the university has also signed an Armed Forces Covenant, demonstrating the University’s commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
41 days leave per year
options for flexible working
numerous discounts at leading retailers
onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
Initially, all roles will be based remotely in the UK. Following the re-opening of our campuses, there may be a need for a occasional physical presence in Exeter. Please feel free to contact us to have an initial and informal discussion regarding this.
Please note that this role closes on August 8th 2021 and Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th August.
For further information, please contact Stuart Wilson, email S.J.Wilson@exeter.ac.uk