Analyst Programmer - Integration

University of Kent - Information Services

Are you dedicated and results driven with a good understanding of relational database systems, integration development and associated testing and implementation?

Information Services have an exciting opportunity within the Student Systems Development Team (SSDT).

After successfully migrating a bespoke Admissions system in Sept 2013 and bespoke Clearing system in July 2015 to the commercial Tribal SITS Product, the University is progressing with a multi-year project to migrate the existing SDS system to the commercial Tribal SITS based product.

The SSDT Team are responsible for interface development between Tribal SITS and 30+ key university systems in preparation for the transition from SDS to the Tribal SITS based ‘KentVision’ system in September 2017.

Tribal SITS is a market leading software solution in the HE Sector helping universities stay ahead in a competitive global marketplace. This post will primarily be responsible for interface specification, development, testing and documentation between the Tribal SITS based Kent Vision and associated systems using tools including MSSQL, SSIS, SFTP and Web Services.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with complex systems and integrating with diverse downstream systems. You will have a flair for understanding business processes and information flows, as well as being proactive with great diagnostic and communication skills.

We welcome applications from talented individuals who are enthusiastic to take on new challenges and learn on the job. This full time post is offered as a new position or secondment for a fixed term period of 1 Year.

Further Information

Interviews are to be held: Week Commencing 16 January 2017

Please see the links below to view the full job description and also to apply for this post. If you require further information regarding the application process please contact Hannah Manton on

Please note - applications must be made via the University’s online application system. You will be required to fill in the main details section of the application form as well as upload your CV and a cover letter / summary document.

You should provide clear evidence and examples in your application which back-up any assertions you make in relation to each criterion. We recommend a maximum of 4 x A4 sides for this document.

CVs or details sent directly to the department or via email cannot be considered.

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