Vacancy ID:
6213
Location:
Leicester
Department:
Marketing and Communications
Vacancy terms:
Full time or job share considered, Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 7, £36,386 to £42,155 per annum
Hours per week:
37.5
23 Oct 2022
About the role

As Back End Developer you will be working alongside a multi-skilled Digital Engagement team, with expertise across front end development, UX and UI design, data analysis, CMS governance, and CMS administration. The Back End Developer will be expected to drive continuous improvement of our Sitecore CMS, ensuring that an excellent user experience is at the centre of all development work. 

You will be responsible for developing robust and reliable solutions, and will act as the team’s subject matter expert.  Part of this will involve helping with knowledge transfer, working particularly with IT Services and Marketing and Communications colleagues. This role includes the ability to influence the way the University meets its digital challenges and opportunities, and is crucial to how students and staff use its digital services.

About you

Degree educated or with equivalent experience or qualifications, you will have knowledge and experience of a broad range of technologies. This includes substantial experience of .Net framework, alongside continuous integration approaches and tools. This should include demonstrable experience of solution development, service-orientated architecture, application lifecycle management and agile software development. For full details, please refer to the Job Summary.

Additional information

For informal enquiries contact Gavin Mangan, Digital Manager, at [email protected]

Applications for job share will be considered.

We anticipate that interviews will take place during the week commencing 31st October 2022.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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