University of Kent
28th June 2018
£33518 - £38833
University of Kent
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The University of Kent are seeking two analytical and driven Analyst Programmers to join its Student Systems Development Team (SSDT). With a flair for understanding business processes and creating intuitive web solutions, you will provide key Student Lifecycle systems and their associated interface and reporting services to the University.
About this pivotal role
This multi-faceted position will see you help with the support and development of the Universities Student Lifecycle Systems. This will involve liaising with staff users of the student lifecycle systems to develop and implement system enhancements or new functionality, as well as assisting in defining user testing scenarios to ensure that changes and developments are accepted.
As well as student lifecycle system development, you will be involved in supporting and developing the migration of data from a legacy student data system, interfaces with external systems and reporting requirements using appropriate methods and technologies.
You will also interact with staff users of student lifecycle systems to provide them with advice, including technical problem solving and issue resolution, or identifying and specifying where there is a need for system enhancements.
Taking an active part in the planning and specification of projects are key duties, as is proactively building strong relationships with university staff and other key stakeholders to improve the student and staff experience.
What we are looking for:
A degree or equivalent experience
Experience with software development and implementation lifecycle
Good working knowledge of relational database systems, architecture and products
Knowledge of data exchange processes between systems
Experience developing and supporting Tribal SITS would be highly desirable but is not required
Strong diagnostic skills with a proven track record of investigating and resolving errors, bugs and other technical issues
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
A proactive, resilient and flexible approach to work.
We welcome applications from talented individuals who are enthusiastic to take on challenges and learn on the job.
The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ over 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of commercial services and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury is within walking distance of the city centre, in a beautiful parkland setting overlooking the Cathedral. The University received top ranking in the THE Best University Workplace Survey for two years running and in our 2017/2018 staff survey, 94% agreed that Kent is a good place to work.
How to apply
For a full job description and to apply online, please visit our website via the apply link.
Closing date for applications: 15 July 2018
Interviews are to be held: 27 July 2018