Birmingham City University - IT

Location: Joseph Priestley Building

Salary: £33,327 to £36,225 per annum plus a 20% market supplement

Interview Date: To be confirmed

An exciting position within the IT Development Team of one of the region's largest and most ambitious Universities.

The mixed discipline team of .NET developers, testers, designers and BI developers provide software solutions for students and staff of the institution in the areas of web, mobile, integration and data. Highly dynamic, the team use Scrum with Agile Testing with cutting edge and cloud-based tooling to bring quality and value to a wide spectrum of stakeholders.

We are seeking a full-stack developer, skilled in .NET, MVC and SQL Server but also able to take conceptual UIs and translate into engaging, modern and dynamic UX. This will entail using a variety of front-end skills from Photoshop/Fireworks to HTML5, CSS3 and popular JavaScript frameworks.

Experienced in agile development environments, you will become an integral part of a scrum team focussed on delivering quality solutions to the University, working in tandem with Architects, Developers and Testers in a highly collaborative build-test-ship partnership.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to make their mark on how software solutions are delivered and maintain exposure to cutting edge practices, tooling and software solutions.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Able to provide a portfolio and examples of previous work.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of UX/UI which puts usability and accessibility at the forefront.
  • Able to scrutinise user requirements, acceptance criteria and visually communicate ideas to a standard that can be translated into working solutions.
  • 3 years front end development experience in HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery.
  • 3 years’ experience of solution development using ASP.NET, C# and MVC5.
  • Use of source control repositories such as GIT, SVN or TFS.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum development methodologies.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience in Photoshop or Fireworks.
  • Experience in wireframing/mocking tools (e.g. Balsamic, Mockflow, Moqups etc.)
  • Experience of developing and designing mobile applications (iOS, Android and UWP).
  • Experience developing in Xamarin Forms across iOS, Android and UWP.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and TSQL.
  • Any exposure to Azure PaaS services (Web Sites, Functions, Logic Apps etc.) would be also highly advantageous.

For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website:

Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at 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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