Systems Developer

Job title Systems Developer

Department Digital, Data & Technology Group

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2135

Placed on Tuesday 10 August 2021

Closing date Sunday 12 September 2021

Interview date Wednesday 22 September 2021

Reference OJ8574

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We have a wonderful opportunity for a Systems Developer to join our Digital, Data and Technology team (DDaT) at The University of Bath.

This role requires an excellent communicator who can gather ideas and convert them into customised solutions, troubleshoot issues and provide advice and support. You will be self-motivated, solutions orientated, and engaged in a range of technically challenging work, automating processes and, building solutions integrated with MHR iTrent.

We are looking for a digital professional who wishes to progress their career and is confident and proactive, taking ownership and leading on application services driving a user-centric approach to application delivery.

Key Accountabilities

The Strategic Systems team within DDaT aims to provide an excellent service to our business stakeholders including HR & Payroll, Finance and Research departments. As a Systems Developer within the team, you will take responsibility for development projects through the full life cycle including requirements gathering, development, testing and ongoing support, liaising closely with stakeholders throughout.  

 Key Skills

  • Technical management of large software systems is required for this role. 
  • Knowledge of iTrent would be advantageous as would knowledge of Business Intelligence data integration (preferably Microsoft BI stack) and Java or C# and SQL programming. 
  • Your role will include development, support, maintenance and on-going system upgrades. 
  • Communication and collaboration both with colleagues within the relevant teams in DD&T, as well as with the stakeholders.
  • Provision of day to day specialist systems support, as escalated through 1stand 2nd tier level support channels. Ensuring your customers are engaged, informed and empowered by developing tools and documents which promote best practice.
  • Project management; managing the life cycle of core system enhancements or key developments. This involves working closely with internal and external stakeholders from requirements analysis through to design, testing and implementation. 
  • Effective project management experience is preferred, however we can offer development in this this area if needed.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Andrew Keen, Business Systems Manager- Strategic Systems (adask@bath.ac.uk).

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by breathtaking countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away builds an excellent environment in which to work.

We are:

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a phenomenal place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.