Senior Web Developer

Birmingham City University - Marketing & Communications Department

Location: University House, City Centre Campus

As Senior Web Developer you will work closely with our talented IT, design and content teams to help us transform Birmingham City University’s web platform, supporting the way we tell our exciting story and ensuring we provide prospective students with the most relevant and personalised experience possible.

What you’ll be doing
Your development skills will enable us to offer prospective students a best in class experience as we look to overhaul the information architecture and functionality of the platform, whilst also focussing on technical improvements to SEO. You will proactively develop the University’s web presence via back end web based software solutions and by supporting the day-to-day technical maintenance of the external site.

What we’re looking for
Reporting to the Head of Campaigns and Digital, you will be familiar with selecting the appropriate design standards, methods and tools, and have a strong awareness of standards for programming tools and techniques associated with the software development process. You will also have a keen interest in UI, ensuring that our web platforms are optimised for conversion.

You should have considerable experience with C#, ASP.NET, ASP.NET API, , ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Razor, HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. Experience with MS SQL Server, Entity Framework, Visual Studio Team Service (or TFS), Git and NuGet would also be highly desirable.

What you’ll get
If successful you will be able to work with considerable autonomy and will have the opportunity to lead on a wide range of projects. The role benefits from a competitive salary of £37,966 - £49,520 depending on skills and experience, 32 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and a generous ‘average salary’ pension scheme.

About Us
You will be joining an ambitious Marketing and Communications team, responsible for attracting students to study with us at a hugely exciting period in the Birmingham City University story. We are a major part of the transformation of Birmingham, with a £260m investment in two superb campuses right at the heart of this great city. With a new and ambitious Vice-Chancellor in post, alongside a high profile Chancellor, Sir Lenny Henry, there has never been a better time to be part of Birmingham City University.

You will be joining an ambitious Marketing and Communications team, responsible for attracting students to study with us at a hugely exciting period in the Birmingham City University story. We are a major part of the transformation of Birmingham, with a £260m investment in two superb campuses right at the heart of this great city. With a new and ambitious Vice-Chancellor in post, alongside a high profile Chancellor, Sir Lenny Henry, there has never been a better time to be part of Birmingham City University.

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website: http://jobs.bcu.ac.uk/.

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at hrlifecycle@bcu.ac.uk or on 0121 331 6693.

Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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