Student Records Systems Developer

Twickenham, London
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: CIO - Application Services 
Responsible to: Student Records Systems Manager 
Hours: Full-time 
Grade: Band H 
Starting salary: £32,548 - £37,706 per annum 
Term: Permanent

Since 1850, St Mary’s mission has been to provide a high quality professional environment, inspired by its distinctive ethos and values. The University is an inclusive academic community, where everybody is welcomed.   

St Mary’s is on an exciting journey of transformation and growth, to benefit students, staff and the wider St Mary’s community. As the University builds on its proud heritage, it will be looking for exceptional people to help shape its progressive future.   

A new Application Services group is being established, to effectively deliver the wide range of applications that underpin and support university activity. The group will work in partnership with academic areas, professional services teams, students and external partners to take for an exciting programme of technology improvement over the next 3-5 years, in keeping with the goals of the St Mary’s Vision 2025 strategy. 

With ambitious plans for transformation and improvement, this is a very exciting time for technology at St Mary’s.   

The Application Services group maintains the comprehensive suite of applications that support vital services, workflow engines and customer-facing applications that support the Staff and Student experience at St Mary’s. The group is responsible for both tactical and strategic development of solutions in support of St Mary’s objectives and is focused on the development, implementation, integration, delivery and support of business application and systems solutions for the University. The group also provides 2nd and 3rd line applications support. The team is responsible for the quality of solutions and safeguards the transition of solutions into production by applying robust testing disciplines and effective configuration management.

There are 40 major corporate applications at St Mary’s, spanning finance system, HR, timetabling, student accommodation, CRM, student records, to name a few. There are future plans to develop, improve and expand the applications portfolio under the remit of the new Chief Information Officer. 

The Application Services group will work with colleagues across IT Services, the Projects Office, Library Services, academic and professional services.     

We are looking for a Student Records Systems Developer to join our team to provide technical information management support for our Student Records System (SRS). We also looking for a candidate to help support an ongoing project to replace our current SRS.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Background in HE/FE or familiarity with administrative and data processing procedures associated with student journey;
  • A keen willingness to learn new skills and develop as an individual within Application Services;
  • Proficiency in MSSQL Server, including SQL Server Profiler
  • Ability to work as part of a team, to share knowledge with colleagues and to follow the direction of team managers.
  • Ability to work under pressure, to meet deadlines and prioritise workload effectively.

Good attention to detail and perseverance to complete projects

For further information about the role please click on the link below:

Job Description 

Closing Date: 20 July 2018 at 23:59

Interviews are likely to be held after 30 July 2018.

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