Technical Architect

York, United Kingdom
18 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department:     IT Services
Salary:     £33,199 to £38,460 per annum
Hours:     37 Hours
Closing Date:     Thursday 28 February 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:     Tuesday 19 March 2019

Full-time, permanent role

Salary is £33,199 to £38,460 per annum

Annual Leave entitlement for this role is 35 days plus 8 days bank holiday and Christmas closure days

Location - York

Situated in the heart of the historic city of York, and with roots dating back to 1841, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider. Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environment, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

Information Learning and Estates is a converged ICT, Library, Print Services, AV/Media and Estates Development department.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Technical Architect with experience of working within Enterprise Architecture in a professional environment to join our ICT Service Delivery team within the Directorate of Information Learning and Estates.  We are looking for an enthusiastic person who enjoys working across a variety of projects and systems/applications, who is interested in technology and its application in supporting the business. The successful candidate will bring with them demonstrable, current knowledge and experience in a similar role and operational ICT knowledge and skills.

Working closely with our team of Systems, Networking, Desktops and Applications Specialists, the post holder will take a leading role in the analysis of technical & project requirements and the continued development of appropriate business and IT architectures. In addition, the post holder will support the ICT Service delivery team in the continual improvement of existing systems, architecture and processes.

This is an exciting time to join the University as we look forward to updating our corporate information systems as part of our Digital Strategy. The impact you have will be crucial to continuing to drive the success of the department and to see this reflected in key customer feedback such as the National Student Survey, in which the IT service has seen ongoing improvement over the last five years

An initial shortlisting exercise will take place and then candidates may be progressed to undertake an online technical assessment in order to determine the final shortlist for interview. You will be notified of this and given adequate time to complete the assessment at your convenience.

The University campus is situated in York City Centre with a wide range of nearby amenities, including public transport links, shops, bars, cafes, restaurants.

Provisional Online Technical Assessment – Friday 8 March to Monday 11 March (online assessment schedule is flexible within this period, assessment time is limited)

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Thursday 28 February 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Tuesday 19 March 2019

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