Applications Support Developer

Job title Applications Support Developer

Department Computing Services

Salary Starting from £25,728, rising to £31,604

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 06 March 2018

Closing date Thursday 22 March 2018

Interview date Thursday 29 March 2018

Reference DM5681

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Role Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an Applications Support Developer to join the University’s Department of Computing Services.

Key Accountabilities

You will be focussed on the support and maintenance of the corporate systems used by our AHS and Estates departments, in order to meet the increasing and changing needs of the business and their customers.

Skills - Essential & Desirable

  • Second and third tier support of large business information systems in a customer service environment.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively within the development team and also with customers and other key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a self-reliant manner, managing priorities effectively in a changing technical and business environment.
  • Experience of working with third party API integrations and dealing with external suppliers.
  • Some experience of database development (PL\SQL or MS SQL Server) would be of value, as would web development including any of the following technologies: Java, Spring Framework, JavaScript, HTML5, XML and CSS
  • Experience of IT in a Higher Education environment.

Department Overview

Computing Services is here to help staff and students of the University make effective use of computing for learning, teaching & research. We aim to provide an IT environment that matches the University's international, teaching and research reputation, and which contributes to the realisation of its key institutional strategies. Furthermore we aim to respond to both the changing needs of our constituent users, and the wide diversity of those users through the exploitation of new technologies.

The MIS team is primarily responsible for the delivery and maintenance of corporate and tactical business systems via appropriate project and programme management.

The University of Bath

We are a leading University, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We have been number one in the National Student Survey for two years running. With over 3,300 staff and 16,800 students, the campus provides a vibrant and rewarding working environment, where innovation and passion for excellence is pursued.

We offer a unique and unrivalled working environment. There is a wide range of on-site amenities, including world-class sporting facilities. Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside and overlooks the city of Bath.

What we offer

The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work. We are committed to personal and professional development. In addition to this we offer the following employee benefits:

  • 18% employer pension contributions (8% employee contributions)
  • 39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers schemes
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work, fitness plus with our world-class sports training village)
  • Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy services
  • Onsite parking

If you’d like to find out more about working for ComputingServices please visit our webpage

If you have an interest in the role, or you would like any further information or an informal discussion, please contact 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.