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Senior SharePoint and Front End Developer

University of Cambridge - University Information Services

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £42,149 to £60,022 per annum
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th September 2021
Closes: 2nd January 2022
Job Ref: VC23598

From gravity to computers, evolution to pulsars, for 800 years the University of Cambridge has helped brilliant minds collaborate and create.

An opportunity has become available at University Information Services for an experienced SharePoint and Front End Developer.

The salary for this post is £42,149 - £60,022 per annum. In addition, this position is eligible for a market supplement of up to £11,827.

You will join a growing team of engineers working on digital products and services used by the University's ~60,000 students and staff.

Your work will be varied and unique; including work on a programme to transform the experience of engaging with the University on its digital platforms, ensuring it reflects the values of excellence our reputation is built on.

You will get the chance to collaborate and interact with some of the finest minds in the world, sharing data, insight and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the University's success.

You will be responsible for creating the architecture and components that will support responsive, accessible, scalable, and secure intranets for the University of Cambridge.

You will:

  • Analyse new technologies and systems to solve existing integration problems.
  • Work with other engineers to plan and organise product development.
  • Develop solutions that take responsiveness, accessibility, and scalability into account and optimise performance.
  • Manage the development life cycle. Ensure the quality of the production code through exhaustive code reviews, following good practice and programming standards, in a DevOps and agile environment.
  • Influence how and what we build, so it is aesthetically and functionally impeccable.

Are you the right candidate?

  • Able to work and collaborate in a cross-functional team within all areas.
  • Able to adapt and improve.
  • Curious about new frameworks and technologies and eager to acquire and transmit knowledge.
  • Able to manage problems and see them as a starting point for improvement.
  • Sharepoint Online experience: Knowledge of Sharepoint Online APIs; experience building websites with SPFx, TypeScript and React on Sharepoint Online; experience developing reusable Sharepoint Online components; experience migrating Sharepoint on-prem sites to Sharepoint Online. To have applied Microsoft Patterns & Practices during this migration.
  • Familiar with front-end technologies such as ReactJS or AngularJS.
  • Experience in responsive design development for web and mobile platforms.
  • Experience managing software development life cycle using git, merge requests, reviews, automated testing.
  • API integration skills.
  • Knowledge of front end testing and selenium testing.
  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum project methodologies.
  • Knowledge of DevOps.

We welcome applications from individuals who wish to be considered for part-time working or other flexible working arrangements.

We particularly welcome applications from women and candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our institution.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

For any queries regarding this position please contact Abraham Martin, via email amc203@cam.ac.uk.

The closing date for applications is 2 January 2022.

Please quote reference VC23598 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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