University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7079406 (Ref.No. CSUIT1398)
Posted: June 4, 2021

Job Description

Two roles available, one ongoing and one fixed term for 12 months

Are you interested in utilising your development knowledge and skills in a diverse development function? Are you an enthusiastic and driven individual with a desire to be part of an Application Development team delivering high quality IT services to support a range of business critical systems? 

Using a range of technologies you will be part of a team delivering and supporting services underpinning the university web presence. You will contribute to the development of new and existing websites used by current and prospective students, researchers, businesses and the wider public. You will be working closely with business analysts, application support analysts, server administrators and IT assurance professionals to ensure that websites and web content management systems are fit for purpose and meet strategic and user requirements.

You will be responsible for developing new functionality for university approved web content management systems, optimising enterprise search, optimising page load times and performing essential system upgrades. You will be working across a range of technologies, systems and programming languages including PHP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, Jadu, Funnelback, GIT, Azure Dev Ops

Working in a complex environment, your work as a Developer will involve effective communication and consultation with stakeholders, documenting your work in line with standard operating procedures and ensuring alignment with industry best practice, IT standards and regulatory compliance. As an experienced member of the team you will be responsible for supporting, training, coaching and mentoring trainee developers.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Marianne Kay, IT Operational Lead (Application Development)


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Due to the current Government Coronavirus social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom.  It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 02 June 2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 16 June 2021
Reference:  CSUIT1398

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.


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