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Desktop Developer - AD2583DM

University of St Andrews - IT Services

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th January 2024
Closes: 29th February 2024
Job Ref: 415826

Start Date: As soon as possible

Applications are invited for an experienced and highly motivated IT systems professional to work within the established IT Systems Team at the University of St Andrews.

The University is fully committed to exploiting technology to improve staff and student experience and has Digital as one of five strategic pillars.  This is an exceptional opportunity to become a key contributor in the development of a modern digital infrastructure.

As a Desktop Developer, you will be part of the Desktop Team who are responsible for developing and maintaining a functional and secure end user computer provision at our world class institution. You will need excellent problem-solving skills and a thorough knowledge of Windows and macOS administration and architecture. If you’re also passionate about security and data protection, we’d love to meet you.

You would be part of team responsible for the provision of packaged software to staff and students across Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. Supporting and using tools such as SCCM, InTune AppsAnywhere and Jamf. The successful candidate will also provide 3rd line support as required. The ability to work flexibly and effectively with limited information and vague problem definitions, while adapting to change is important, along with demonstrable and ongoing commitment to own continued professional development and maintaining skill set relevancy.

Additional requirements include excellent communication skills and ability to liaise appropriately with staff at all levels and technical abilities and a strong focus on customer service, proactively exploring the needs of the customer. We are making a substantial investment in people who are forward thinking, able to inspire and drive a high-performance culture and work effectively with minimal supervision.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of staff benefits including:

  •  Annual leave of 34 days, plus 5 public holidays
  •  Financial contribution to relocation: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/employeebenefits/
  • Membership of the USS Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • A hybrid working environment, including partial homeworking where appropriate and a range of family friendly policies.
  • Staff discount scheme for local and national goods and services
  • Free staff parking, employee Carshare and Cycle to Work Schemes and subsidised local bus travel.
  • Subsidised sports membership, reduced tuition fees on degree programmes for staff/children of staff, access to library facilities, salary sacrifice scheme and a range of wellbeing initiatives.

Before an appointment can be confirmed, you may be subject to a Basic Disclosure check.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Ben Holme, email: ben.holme@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 464004.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience.  We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter and Race Charters). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.  Full details available online: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/   This post will be primarily based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units.

Closing date: Thursday 29th February 2024

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