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Systems Developer (Web)

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 6 - £30,487 - £36,024 p/a
Job Type: Support
Closing Date: 02/23/2024
Date Posted: 01/30/2024
Reference: S2089


Sytems Developer (Web)

1.0 FTE, 37 hours per week

Pittville Campus, Cheltenham, GL52 3JG

Hybrid: 3 days on site, 2 days remote 


About the school or department  


The Library, Technology and Information Service is at heart an academic service that is integrated within the curriculum and co-curriculum delivered to each student, supports the research needs of staff and students, while also enabling staff in the University to do their part in supporting students.  


The service has three primary functions:  

·        The delivery of information and digital resources to the University, including providing the skills and training to get the most from those resources. In partnership with ADU the Service will curate a rich set of resources covering books, on-line material, and resources generated by the University. This function covers holistic management of our information resources including security.  


·        The delivery of the technology services to support those information resources (and generally enabling the wider University to operate effectively). This includes: the provision and support of desktop and mobile equipment to support classroom teaching, as well as supporting business functions and research; and the delivery and support of all business-critical IT systems that support the University’s business processes. The LTI Service primarily configures and supports commercialoff the shelf systems but has the ability and skills to develop and innovate novel functions where the University benefits.  


·        Customer Service Management to ensure the spaces, resources and systems provided by LTI,achieve the service levels needed by staff and students. This includes delivery of a Hub service centred in each Library space to support student and staff in the most convenient way possible. 


About the role 


You will focus on maintaining and extending existing application as well as designing and developing new applications and automations.  Working under the guidance of the Senior Systems Developer, you will work closely with the Data and Web Team as well as other IT teams and the wider University. 


The role requires you will be involved in all stages of the development life cycle from initial requirements gathering to testing, documentation and release. 


Technology is evolving at a rapid pace and you, along with the rest of the team, will bring new ideas and innovation forward to deliver for the business.  As you develop in your role, you will become a source of expertise, advising on future-proofed, innovative solutions that can be delivered to specification, often to quite tight deadlines. 


This is a varied and exciting opportunity and would love to hear from enthusiastic candidates. If you have a GitHub/Lab account showcasing your work, please include a link with your application. 



Contact details 


All applications should be submitted via our recruitment portal.  If you have any questions about the role, potential candidates should contact Paul Griffiths, Data and Web Team Manager, 


Key dates 


Closing date: 23rd February 2024  


Interview: 5th March 2024  


For more information about out benefits and working for the University please click here


To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to complete our application form, alternatively please submit a CV and supporting statement. Please see applicant guidance for help and advice on how to complete the application process.


The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce.


We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification




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