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Developer (HESA Data Futures)
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Recruiter: The Open University
Listed on: 2nd October
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary/Rate: £33,199 - £39,609
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14744_expired
Contact Name: The Open University

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Developer (HESA Data Futures)

Strategy and Information Office
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609
Ref: 14744
Based in Milton Keynes
2 year temporary contract starting asap


HESA Data Futures is a new project being set up to deliver systems to support the move from annual retrospective returns of student data to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) to in-year continuous data submission from 2019/20. We are looking for an enthusiastic Developer to work as part of a small team to redevelop our current systems.

You will be responsible for designing, building, testing and implementing software components for the University’s HESA Data Futures system. The University is participating in the HESA Data Futures pilots and you will be actively engaging with HESA and other institutions participating in the pilot.

You will have experience of developing and maintaining systems to a high standard using languages such as SAS, Python, SQL, XML. The project is at an early stage and you will be encouraged to use your experience to influence the choice of software platform, programming language, database and tools.

You will be working as part of the Returns Team in SIO’s Data & Insight function, a professional team who make the University’s student data returns to HESA and the UK funding agencies.

This is a great role that needs a great person. In return, you will be:
   •  Encouraged and supported to grow and develop in your career;
   •  Making a difference for the Open University with its important mission and its fantastic students;
   •  Working alongside talented and supportive team-mates;
   •  Enjoying our beautiful, green campus environment and its facilities; and
   •  Balancing work and life with an almost-unbeatable holiday allowance.

Closing date: 16th October 2018
Interview date: 26 October 2018


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