Senior Applications Analyst/Developer (102761)

University of Strathclyde - Information Services

FTE: 1 (35 hours/week)
Term: Open-ended 
Closing date: 21/01/2018


The University is looking to recruit a Senior Analyst/Developer, experienced in managing business change projects and in using the Microsoft technology stack, to deliver a Graduation Ceremony Management system. As part of the Development & Innovation (D&I) team and the University’s wider Web Development team, you will play a key role in delivering an essential University system using core development technologies and contribute to a number of strategic projects such as integrations with the new Student Information Management System (SIMS).

You will also be expected to contribute to a range of ongoing development and support projects. The D&I team is currently working on developing a range of systems, e.g. short course online catalogue and learner management, student support services, disability services, careers services, conferences and events, graduations ceremony management, among others. You will be expected make a broad contribution to the team’s projects, working on user experience design, data modelling, data integration, information design, online payment, bookings and registration, authentication and identity management, and handling sensitive personal data.

You will join a dynamic, project-oriented development environment, with teams involved in the full development lifecycle from requirements gathering and definition through to design, development and ultimately live system support. With experience in using DNN Platform (formerly DNN Community Edition - and SharePoint 2013 and developing Web service/API integrations, you will contribute to the continuing development and enhancement of University systems. You will work with a number of teams including the Infrastructure team who provide virtual machines and server support, and the Application Support and Corporate Web and Pegasus teams who develop and support the University’s current Student Records System.

You will be responsible for the technical design and management of a project that will implement a new Graduation Ceremony Management system, as well as enhancing associated solutions and systems. This position is ideal for an experienced technical project manager, who has a strong track record in full-stack development and in leading developers towards a shared vision to deliver corporate business systems and establishing integrations. Once delivered you will be expected to provide ongoing support to business owners and end users. You must be self-motivated, a strong leader and an effective change management agent.

The successful candidate will join a cross-disciplinary development team and must be able to demonstrate excellent customer relationship skills working closely with the wider University departments. 

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Jim Everett, Senior Applications Analyst/Developer,, 0141 444 7357.

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