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Senior Systems Developer

Hull York Medical School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
38,832 - 47,722 Per year
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Role Description

Do you enjoy developing bespoke applications and integrating business systems & data? Are you interested in working for one of the UK leading Universities?  We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Systems Developer to join the Business Systems Team at the Hull York Medical School.

The Business Systems Team integrate corporate systems and develop bespoke applications that provide staff and students with facilities to gather, manage and utilise a wide range of data in support of its research and teaching. Your role will be to providing senior technical leadership and support on new and existing development projects. This is very much a hands-on senior role, which will include direct line management of a small development team.

We are currently looking to move some significant applications from outsourced development to either in-house development or to third-party tools so an aptitude for transitioning and improving existing applications would be ideal. A passion for improving working practices, a love of clean code, Agile, and a customer focussed approach would all be an advantage. Examples of projects you would work on and provide technical leadership for include:

  • Overhauling our complex assessment systems
  • Modifications to our bespoke Identity Management System
  • Integrating data from university and third-party systems and creating Management Information reporting tools
  • Timetabling and learning space management
  • Managing user account creation workflows

About you
It's important that you are able to quickly understand business processes, and that you can use this knowledge to connect people with existing services, and/or to develop new applications where required.Some of the key skills required are:

  • ASP.Net MVC, C#
  • Designing web services
  • Designing relational databases (MSSQL)
  • HTML5, XML, Javascript, jQuery
  • Practical experience of development best practice
  • Experience of architecting real-time data integration

What we offer

  • Salary in the range of £38,832—£47,722 Per year per year
  • 38 days annual leave per year
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous pension (18% employer contribution) & life assurance
  • An extensive professional development scheme
  • Employee Benefits Scheme, including childcare vouchers, cycle to work, health plans, gym membership, plus many others
  • Excellent public transport links 

The post is full-time (37 hours per week) and available immediately. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 26 January 2018.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paul Scott, Interim Learning Enhancement and Systems Manager, 01904 321750,

Athena Swan Silver

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