UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Software Development Manager

Location
Greenwich, United Kingdom
Salary
£51,034 to £59,135 plus £4800 London weighting
Posted
19 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
01 Aug 2021
Ref
2725
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Business Solutions - Software Development

Location:  University of Greenwich Campuses and Off site
Salary:  £51,034 to £59,135 plus £4800 London weighting
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 August 2021
Interview Date:  Monday 16 August 2021
Reference:  2725

The University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint a Software Development Manager to manage the Development Team, in Business Solutions, which is part of the Information and Library Services Directorate.

Efficient, sustainable and resilient software solutions are critical to the University operating as a modern business and effective learning provider. Within that context, the role holder will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality software, to support the University’s business systems, and their use by all students and staff (approximately 40,000 users located around the world).

This includes key mobile and web-based information systems, with a particular emphasis on the university’s student records system, mobile application, student and staff Portal, HR, Finance and timetabling systems.  

You will ensure the successful development and implementation of software solutions, by driving the direction of new development, providing expertise in decision making and guiding on the use of development processes and methodology across Business Solutions, as well as standards, which can facilitate collaborated and distributed development across the University.

At all times ensuring that software, systems are not only scalable, but also aligned with all enterprise systems. Recognising opportunities to minimise duplication and improve existing processes.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate significant experience, across the full technology stack, including Java (including Groovy/Grails and Android/Kotlin), .NET, SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, JavaScript (including JQuery, Bootstrap and AngularJS), REST and SOAP/Web Services.  Experience of working within a controlled environment and advanced knowledge of version control with Git is essential. 

In addition to the necessary technical skills, you will have proven experience of large-scale project management, involving supervision of work and proactive liaison with Project Managers, Business Analysts and senior users as required.  

You will be a strong communicator, well organised and able to manage a wide and varied workload. The ability to logically and thoroughly document your work is vital, along with a keen interest in technology, and current trends in software development.

The post will be based at the outstanding World Heritage Site of the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. This is permanent position, and the role attracts London Weighting and salary related local government pension. 

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on HR-Recruitment@gre.ac.uk 

 For informal enquiries please contact ils-admin@greenwich.ac.uk 

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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