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About the role

The University of Leicester are looking for someone with a passion for technology to join our Applications Services Team. Using your extensive technical knowledge and experience you will help the University deliver on its Digital aspirations through the implementation of innovative solutions. You will be looked upon as a highly experienced technical expert in the Business Intelligence, Integration & Microsoft SQL Server based applications space. 

The role is both technical and managerial, as Team Leader you will be responsible for managing and inspiring a team of Specialists working with the same technologies, providing technical leadership, guidance and direction. 
 
You will represent the wider IT Solutions Team in forums such as architecture review boards and support Solution Architects and Development leads in technical areas. 
About you
You will have an excellent understanding of existing and emerging technologies in the areas of Microsoft SQL (Including Azure DB), Integration using SQL Server Integration Services & Azure Data Factory and Business Intelligence including PowerBI. 
 
Our ideal candidate will also be someone who is constantly looking to improve the way we do things. Someone who can develop new ideas, explore and exploit new technologies to meet business requirements, deliver innovation and value. 
Additional information

Informal enquiries regarding this opportunity are welcome and should be made to Darren Garton, Head of Applications Services on darren.garton@leicester.ac.uk

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 04 November 2019, with successful candidates being invited to a second round of interviews anticipated to take place during the week commencing 11 November 2019. 
 
In addition to your salary you will receive 30 days annual leave (inclusive of 6 closure days) and a highly competitive pension scheme.  
 
Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located in the heart of the UK, you will have the opportunity to progress your career in a supportive and varied environment that values hard work and recognises individual achievement. 
 
In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here