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Junior Developer (Integration)

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Recruiter: Leeds Beckett University
Listed on: 18th February
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £25,941 - £30,942
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Leeds Beckett University is an exciting, modern University in one of the most vibrant student cities in the UK. Within the University there is a strong, centralised IT department with a remit to deliver forward looking and creative solutions in support of learning and teaching, and of the student experience as a whole.


We are seeking a recent graduate or trainee developer to join our small, but busy, Integration Services team as a Junior Developer.  Full training and mentoring will be provided, with a focused development plan and progression pathway.  This role will assist in the development and support of data interfaces to our University's key business systems.  The ideal candidate is ambitious, passionate about data, with an eye for detail and an analytical mind.  


Essential Skills:


   •   Degree in computing or other equivalent formal training, or relevant experience in an equivalent role 

   •   Strong technical understanding of ETL theory, principles and concepts

   •   Data modelling and Systems Analysis

   •   Excellent analytical ‘data centric' problem-solving skills

   •   Strong customer relationship and communication skills


Essential experience would include the following technologies: 


   •   Relational database management systems (e.g. Oracle, MS SQL Server; MySQL)

   •   Experience of working with a variety of data formats (e.g. JSON; XML)


It would be advantageous if you have:


   •   Knowledge of ETL technologies

   •   An understanding of what RESTful web services are 

   •   ANSI standard SQL

   •   Knowledge of Data Warehousing principles (e.g. change-data capture) 

   •   Knowledge of the UK HE sector organisation environment and associated sector challenges.


The main responsibilities for the role will include:


   •   Designing, building, testing and implementing ETL processes in SAP Data Services

   •   Developing the unified data model (Operational Data Store)

   •   Working with business stakeholders and analysts to understand data integration requirements

   •   Troubleshooting and systems enhancement 

Working here means you'll have access to a wide range of benefits including:


   •   28-31 days annual leave entitlement (excluding statutory holidays);

   •   Generous, average salary company pension scheme;

   •   Flexible working;

   •   A friendly and supportive working environment;

   •   World-class sports facilities including gym; swimming pool and running track with a variety of fitness classes running throughout the day at heavily subsidised rates;

   •   Reduced study fees;

   •   On-site parking and a staff bus connecting us to the City Centre throughout the day;

   •   A wide range of employee benefits;

   •   Excellent training and career development opportunities;


We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black, minority ethnic and female candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented across our service.  All appointments will be based on merit.


Closing date: 17 March 2021

Contact Name: Leeds Beckett University
Reference: TJ/9764/REQ0000549
Job ID: 2899885

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