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Developer (x2)

Job title Developer (x2)

Department Digital Marketing & Communications

Salary Starting from £34,304, rising to £44,000 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2136

Placed on Thursday 30 September 2021

Closing date Sunday 07 November 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF8416R

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This vacancy is eligible for the Recruitment Referral Scheme. Apply today and if you are appointed a £200 fixed payment will be made to the employee who recommends you, payable upon the successful completion of probationary period (six months) *subject to Terms & Conditions

We have two superb opportunities for experienced Ruby developers to join our team responsible for the development and maintenance of the University’s digital marketing platforms

The roles will be part of a team that supports the student recruitment, research, community, and business activity, as well as professional services departments. 

You will help build our web publishing platform, as well as other web tools and services which power bath.ac.uk. Using agile methodologies, you'll be a core member of the team that plans and implements features across these products.

We are looking for someone who is curious, can think critically, is eager to learn and keen to use their experience to help and support others. You will need to be able to communicate and explain things clearly and work well in a collaborative environment.

Working alongside developers, designers, and content experts, you'll be writing software which is focussed on meeting user needs.

Our team

  • Set ourselves high standards and use our Digital Principles to inform and deliver excellent digital services
  • Use agile techniques to help us ship code regularly, and make sure we have tests to cover it
  • Run regular sessions with real users to identify product improvements
  • Set, monitor, and improve performance measures
  • Try to make all development as easy, high-quality, and enjoyable as possible
  • Celebrate and support each other in all that we do

What we can offer you:

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

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great 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:

Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa 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.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters into any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this your application will automatically be anonymised. Any documents you wish to attach with your application should have personal details removed.