Web and Application Developer

Job Details

Purpose of the Post

To offer an opportunity in which a graduate can gain an excellent grounding in working within a
highly collaborative IT department and develop their technical skills within a variety of platforms
that support the student journey within the University. The role-holder will be placed in the
Student Administration Systems team working with colleagues to provide second-line support
and to participate in cyclical processes that enable the delivery of the student journey and the
development of functionality to support a wide range of University services and activities.

Key Tasks
– To work with other members of the team to implement and deploy scalable, costeffective solutions using web-based technologies, ensuring tasks are met within the
defined timescales and providing timely communication on progress to assist in planning
and delivery.
– Working through the application lifecycle from requirements gathering through to
designing, developing, testing, implementing and supporting applications, web services
and integrations to fit existing standards.
– To deliver the analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of
applications for the academic and administrative functions of the University.
– To design elegant and efficient user experiences that are capable of being accessed
across multiple devices and viewports, whilst ensuring they adhere to the brand
guidelines as defined in University policy.
– Assist with breaking down work items into tasks providing both initial high-level and
more granular estimates by identifying and using the most appropriate technique.
Participate in backlog grooming and sprint planning ceremonies to ensure other team
members understand the tasks and estimates proposed.
– To design and support the transition of solutions into production by applying robust
testing disciplines and effective configuration management within a Service Delivery ITIL
– To support the day-to-day operation and maintenance of services provided by the Digital
Delivery division to students and staff of the University.
– To carry out testing and to support teams in the completion of testing in the context of
operational or technical changes to Digital Delivery.
– To deliver work requests, enhancements and new functionality relating to Digital Delivery
within the agreed system of IT governance and approval including supporting the

  • Requirements gathering
  • Solution design
  • Implementation Planning
  • Testing
  • Supporting Documentation

– To support the other members of the team in the day-to-day data processing jobs when

Pay rate: £500 per day umbrella

Three to six month contract with view to extend or make permanent