Unit : CIO Portfolio
Salary : £34,304 to £40,927
Location : Milton Keynes
Please quote reference : 19020
Closing Date : 8 November, 2021 - 12:00
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
Information Technology provides and supports all central University IT services and is responsible for the institution's Technical Infrastructure. The IT Team build the OU’s virtual learning environment system and are currently in an exciting phase of moving our technology into the Cloud and adopting DevOps.
We are therefore seeking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic IT Developer / DevOps Engineer to support this exciting piece of work to ensure the transition is seamless and successful.
If you are an experienced Web Developer looking for a stimulating role where you can put your skills into practice, then look no further! Although this role is aligned to our Milton Keynes office, we are flexible on location across the UK, although may require occasional attendance onsite.
Skills and experience
This role will suit you if you:
Have experience working in modern open technology stacks
Are highly motivated, able to pick up and learn things quickly
Possess knowledge of Scripting Languages
The full summary of duties and skills required for the role can be found within the Job Description.
What you get in return
We offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term, including 33 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days, an attractive pension proposition and free parking on campus.
Colleagues wellbeing and development is at the forefront of our culture. We embrace diversity and recognise and reward our employees for the fantastic work they do. For more information about our people and wellbeing focus, please contact the Resourcing Hub.
How to apply
Unless otherwise stated in the advert, all applications are completed online via the OU Job’s page and following the instructions below and clicking the “APPLY NOW” link below. Applications submitted via 3rd party websites will not be considered.
Access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Hub, telephone: 01908 655544, quoting the vacancy reference above.
To apply for this role please submit the following;
Personal statement, up to 1,000 words, you should set out in your statement why you’re interested in this role and provide examples of where your skills and experience meet the required competencies for this role as detailed in the job and person specification.
The above documents will need to be submitted as one attachment during the application process, please include the personal statement followed by the CV in this document.
To ensure that your file is uploaded to our system correctly, please make sure your document is saved with the following file name as appropriate to the vacancy you are applying for; IT Developer, surname, first initial.
You will need to have your documents ready ahead of submitting the electronic application.
Remember to attach your CV and Personal statement as ONE DOCUMENT.
You will receive updates regarding your application from email@example.com Please ensure this email address is added to your list of trusted senders. Please also keep an eye on your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any important updates regarding this role
Closing date: 8th November 2021 - midday
We value diversity and we recognise that different people bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge and culture, and that this difference brings great strength.