Job title Developer

Department Digital Marketing & Communications

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

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2136

Placed on Friday 16 July 2021

Closing date Sunday 01 August 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF8416

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We have a superb opportunity for an experienced Ruby on Rails developer to join our team responsible for the development and maintenance of the University’s digital marketing platforms. 

The role 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 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 favours modularity, TDD, and meeting user needs.

For informal enquires please contact Tom Trentham, Head of Digital Development via email

Our team

  • Hold ourselves to 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

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.

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Further details:

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.